Guiding Tikanga

Guiding Tikanga

Tikanga and kawa play a pivotal role in shaping how Te Komiti Nui o Ngāti Whakaue operates.

To assist us in this process Te Komiti Nui reflected on the values and principles needed to undertake this important mahi. The following details the tikanga and values which will guide us on this profound and important journey:

  • Whakawhānaungatanga – Bound through our common ancestry and unity of purpose
  • Kotahitanga – United in the pursuit of common goals for Ngāti Whakaue
  • Kānohi ki te kānohi – Face to face and in person
  • Mana Tāngata – Power and Leadership
  • Mana Whenua – Accept our responsibility to control, manage, administer and act with authority over the land
  • Mana Moana – Accept our responsibility to control, manage, administer and act with authority over the water
  • Trust – Reliance, confidence
  • Co-operation – Be supportive of each other, team players, collaborative
  • Accountability – Be responsible and reliable
  • Communication – Be open and transparent
  • Respect – Show consideration of and for others
  • Decision-making – Endorsed by hui-a-iwi o Ngāti Whakaue
  • Reciprocity – Mutual Exchange

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