Welcome to PAEKUPU, words related to Te Marautanga o Aotearoa. Curriculum areas presently available on PAEKUPU: Toi Ataata, Te Reo Matatini, Puoro, Te Reo Pāngarau, Te Reo Pūtaiao, Ngā Mahi a te Rēhia, Hangarau, Tikanga ā-Iwi
sovereignty, autonomy, self-determination
Ko te tū a tētahi iwi i tōna ake mana motuhake me tana āhei ki te whakahaere i a ia anō i runga i āna ake tikanga.*
The stance of a tribe or people in regard to their independent authority to manage their own affairs according to their own customs.
I tana taenga atu ki te whare wānanga ka huakina ōna whakaaro ki te tino rangatiratanga o te Māori.