Ngāti Ranginui Iwi Incorporated Society

ACT were engaged to provide Ngāti Ranginui Iwi Inc. Society with an app-based virtual self-guided rauemi (resource) for uri (descendants) that utilises the Arataki proximity based cultural content delivery platform. The raumei, called Te Whare Korokī, helps connect Ngāti Ranginu uri with their Marae, and also provides a digital tool to enable them to learn pepeha, whakatauki and waiata. The app was developed to help enable an easier path for Ngāti Ranginui to learn the korero, and waiata of their marae. If uri want to listen to the available Kōrero and Waiata, they must go to their Marae to release the Pātaka Kōrero for that Marae. This is a strategy to bring Ngāti Ranginui people back to the marae to learn these taonga. This app was proudly developed by Arataki Systems.

Ngāti Ranginui are the descendants of ancestors who arrived on the Takitimu Waka, lived and settled in Tauranga in the Bay of Plenty hundreds of years ago. Their ancestor Tamatea Arikinui conducted the rituals and ceremonies of the arrival at Mauao. Over many generations these ancestors and their descendants established villages, fortifications, burial grounds, fishing areas and forest places. Ngāti Ranginui express their relationship with ancestral lands by maintaining marae, retaining remnant reserves and keeping their identity and customary rights and practices alive.

Ngāti Ranginui Iwi have seven affiliated Hapu; Ngai Tamarawaho, Ngai Te Ahi, Ngati Hangarau, Ngati Kahu, Ngati Ruahine, Ngati Te Wai and Pirirakau.

And eleven Marae; Huria, Hairini, Hangarau, Wairoa, Waimapu, Tuapiro, Tutereinga, Poututerangi, Paparoa, Tawhitinui and Akeake.

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