E oho! Waitangi 2021

A series of events: Wednesday 20 January 2021 to Saturday 25 December 2021

E oho! Waitangi Series 2021 aims to lay the foundation for all people living in Aotearoa by exploring key events that shaped the nation we call home. It's a series for everyone; hear amazing speakers from diverse backgrounds focussing on historical events, contemporary consequences and collective understanding. Each event entails inspiring talks and the opportunity to kōrero further afterwards.

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E oho! Waitangi series 2021: Activities for the whānau

Wednesday 20 January 2021, 11am to 1:30pm

Te Ahumairangi, National Library Wellington

Make your own treaty! What agreement would you make with your whānau and visitors?

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E oho! How New Zealanders commemorate Waitangi Day 2021

A day of celebration or a day of mourning? What could it look like to mark Waitangi Day meaningfully?

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Waitangi Day at the National Library

Saturday 6 February 2021, 9:30am to 4:30pm

Te Ahumairangi, National Library Wellington

Join us for Waitangi day we have lots of activities to help you learn and reflect on the ways in which the signing of the Treaty has shaped our nation’s history. See the original Treaty of Waitangi, watch a bilingual puppet show, take a guided He Tohu tour, Watch a compilation of historical footage of Waitangi Day commemorations and lots more. There’s something for all the whānau.

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E oho! Captain Cook: The beginning of what?

A conversation about James Cook’s legacy in Aotearoa and the Pacific with Associate Professor Alice Te Punga Somerville and Emalani Case.

1 hour 30 mins

Recorded Wednesday 21 April 2021 at Taiwhanga Kauhau — Auditorium, National Library Wellington

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E oho! A Te Atiawa — Taranaki Whanui perspective on Wellington’s landscape

Full

Thursday 29 April 2021, 4pm to 5:30pm

Te Ahumairangi, National Library Wellington

Join a walking tour through Wellington led by tangata whenua, on the anniversary of the signing of the Raukawa Moana/Cook Strait sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi in Pōneke/Port Nicholson.

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E oho! A short history of the Waitangi Tribunal — Where to from here?

Learn about the history, present and future of the Waitangi Tribunal and bring the questions you always wanted to ask.

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E oho! A short history of Te Arawhiti — The Office for Māori Crown relations

The name, Te Arawhiti, means ‘the bridge’ and symbolises the bridge between Māori and the Crown, the past and the future, and the journey from grievance to partnership. Hear more about their mahi and take the opportunity to ask questions.

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E oho! Ngāti Toa Rangatira: People of the stars — whetu ki te rangi ka uhia ngā kapua kia ngaro ngā whetu e kore e ngaro

Ngāti Toa tribal historian Te Waari Carkeek shares about the past, present and future of Ngāti Toa Rangatira.

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E oho! Contemporary pursuit of justice for Māori

Cancelled

Wednesday 18 August 2021, 12:10pm to 1:30pm

Taiwhanga Kauhau — Auditorium, National Library Wellington

Māori rights defenders have shaped Aotearoa New Zealand in the past with campaigns taking many forms. We will hear from prominent Māori rights defenders on what recent threats have rallied acts of resistance, what justice campaigns look and feel like at the coalface, and what the responses or outcomes have been.

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E oho! Picturing protest and photographing dissent

Postponed

Wednesday 25 August 2021, 12:10pm to 1pm

Taiwhanga Kauhau — Auditorium, National Library Wellington

From scary fairies to Ihumātao solidarity and Kiwi QAnon anti-vaxers: Dylan Owen shares images and stories from his years as a protest photographer.

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E oho! How Pākehā can support te reo Māori revitalisation

Cancelled

Wednesday 15 September 2021, 12:10pm to 1:30pm

Taiwhanga Kauhau — Auditorium, National Library Wellington

A panel discussion for learners of te reo Māori and ones who would like to learn te reo Māori but don’t know where to start or how to do it in a way that is respectful to Māori.

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He kaitito waiata pīpī paopao: Waiata composition for kapahaka as oral history

Postponed

Friday 1 October 2021, 5:30pm to 7pm

Taiwhanga Kauhau — Auditorium, National Library Wellington

Join us as Jani K. T. Wilson explores contemporary kaititonga (composition) for kapahaka. This kaititonga pivots on the combination of old names and words from oral historical research, with new melodies and ‘hooks’ as mnemonic tools.

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Te Pūtake o te Riri, He Rā Maumahara — How a petition led to a day remembering New Zealand Wars

Leah Bell and Zak Henry were only high school students when they submitted a petition to Parliament to remember the New Zealand Land Wars, together with other Ōtorohanga College students.

1 hour 5 mins

Recorded Wednesday 20 October 2021 at Taiwhanga Kauhau — Auditorium, National Library Wellington

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E oho! He Whakaputanga commemoration tour

Only if COVID Alert Level 1

Thursday 28 October 2021, 12pm to 12:30pm

Te Ahumairangi, National Library Wellington

See the original He Whakaputanga o te Rangatiratanga o Nu Tireni, commemorating its signing in 1835.

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E oho! He Whakaputanga and He Puapua

Rangatiratanga in the Age of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

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Parihaka: Remembering November 5, 1881

Hear Ruakere Hond reflect on the invasion of Parihaka in 1881 and how it has impacted the Parihaka community.

1 hour 15 mins

Recorded Friday 5 November 2021 at Taiwhanga Kauhau — Auditorium, National Library Wellington

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Te Tiriti o Waitangi and Tamariki

Postponed

Thursday 18 November 2021, 12:10pm to 1:30pm

Taiwhanga Kauhau — Auditorium, National Library Wellington

What does the Treaty of Waitangi have to do with children? Hear Glenis Philip-Barbara, mother of seven, connect her work as Assistant Māori Children's Commissioner with Te Tiriti o Waitangi.