He manawatina, he manawatoka. Rangahau – indigenous knowledge


Rangahau, the name give to the questing, searching heart of Tikiāhua, the first creation of the Gods according to the traditional Tainui origins. Rangahau, he manawatina, a beating heart, he manawatoka, a throbbing heart, gives us the desire and drive to seek out the knowledge of the gods and our ancestors. This workshop demonstrates Te Rautaki Rangahau o Te Wānanga o Aotearoa, our institutions 2015-2019 strategic plan and the rangahau contributions all based on the traditional Māori values of Kotahitanga, Te Whakapono, Ngā Ture, Te Aroha and Māori principles Koha, Āhurutanga, Kaitiakitanga and Mauri Ora.