October 12, 2021
Ropata Diamond | Chair of Waitangi Cultural Committee
Coming up this coming Friday 15 October 2021 at 7pm is a ‘Live stream’ broadcast of Maranga Mai e te Iwi Taumata Kōrero panel on vaccination.
The invited experts on the panel are Dr Rawiri Taonui (Te Hikutū and Ngāti Korokoro, Te Kapotai and Ngāti Paeahi, Ngāti Rora, Ngāti Whēru, Ngāti Te Taonui),
Dr Kiri Tamihere-Waititi (Ngāpuhi, Whakatōhea, Ngāti Porou)
Mataroria Lyndon (Ngāti Hine, Ngāti Hau, Ngāti Whātua, Ngāti Wai), and asking the questions will be māngai from each of the four kapa haka representing Te Tai Tokerau at Te Matatini 2022. The Taumata Kōrero will be ably hosted by multi-media journalist Rukuwai Tipene-Allen