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ki Tūranga

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Rongowhakaata Trust
November 27, 2020 @ 3:24 am

Rongowhakaata Trust
November 26, 2020 @ 11:23 am

Rongowhakaata Trust
November 25, 2020 @ 4:17 am

Join us as we tell our Collision story.

Rongowhakaata Trust
November 25, 2020 @ 3:36 am

Our Stance - This is the last chapter in our Collision story series. The film is set on Waikanae beach in Tūranganui-a-Kiwa, the place where our Collsion story began over 250 years ago. Listen to our mokopuna speak. This series is about us and our unique history. 

Rongowhakaata Trust
November 25, 2020 @ 3:19 am

Colonial Impacts - The arrival of Cook and his crew in 1769 would mark the beginning of a series of events that led to the decline of our people and the destruction of our religion, environment, language and art. This series is about us and our unique history. Join us as we tell our Collision story.

Rongowhakaata Trust
November 25, 2020 @ 2:27 am

Cook and the Doctrine of Christian Discovery - European explorers such as James Cook relied on the Vatican's 'Doctrine of Christian Discovery' to guide them in foreign lands. This document basically says that non-Christians, like our tipuna, were not human and therefore our lands and bodies were there for the conquering. This series is about us and our unique history. Join us as we tell our Collision story.

Rongowhakaata Trust
November 25, 2020 @ 2:18 am

Tupaia - Tupaia was a navigator from Ra'iatea and joined the crew of the Endeavour at the request of Joseph Banks in 1769. He subsequetly sailed with the crew to Aotearoa showing them the way. The following film depicts Tupaia's journey during the 4 days in Tūranganui-a-Kiwa. The facts were directly extracted from Cooks diary. This series is about us and our unique history. Join us as we tell our Collision story. 

Rongowhakaata Trust
November 25, 2020 @ 2:05 am

Cook Day 6 - Cook and his crew would leave Tūranganui-a-Kiwa on October 11th, 1769 in disgust at the fact that Cook didn't get his way here. He would leave us with a parting legacy of spite, the name 'Poverty Bay'. An insulting name that we have been made to endure until this day This series is about us and our unique history. Join us as we tell our Collision story. Music by Marcia Akroyd.

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