Ngā Tohu Matariki o Te Tau 2021

This prestigious annual event recognises and celebrates Māori whose passion, innovation, and dedication make a difference to our communities and our country.

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Te Huihuinga o Matariki - Lifetime Achievement Award

This means the coming together of all of the stars of Matariki.  

Congratulations to;

  • Witi Ihimaera (Te Aitanga-a-Mahaki, Tūhoe, Te Whānau-ā-Apanui)
  • Dr Ihakara Porutu Puketapu (Te Ati Awa)
  • Kataraina & Tāwhirimātea Williams (Ngāi Tūhoe, Te Whakatōhea, Te Aupōuri, Ngāti Mania)


PAST RECIPIENTS:

  • 2021: Tā Tipene O'Regan
  • 2019: Kuini Moehau Reedy
  • 2018: Tā Timoti Karetu, Tākuta Huirangi Waikerepuru, Kahurangi Iritana Tāwhiwhirangi, Ahorangi Pou Temara, Ahorangi Wharehuia Milroy
  • 2017: Sir Mason Durie

Proudly sponsored by Te Puni Kōkiri