“We Will Remember Them”



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Our Annual Remembrance Service is held the first Sunday after Remembrance Day.  Thank you to everyone who attended this year’s Service, our NZ Veteran’s, guest speaker Mr Barrie Leslie RNZAMC, Greg Makutu QSM, Community Leaders, and Church congregation.

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Congratulations Te Kete Kahurangi

Screen Shot 2015-11-17 at 13.09.54Last Saturday we joined in celebrating Te Kete Kahurangi 7th Anniversary Dinner.  We shared a variety of entertainment, history and stories, however the highlight of our evening was our beautiful kuia and their poi presentation.  Thank you to Awhina, Hohepa and Te Kete kahurangi for a wonderful showcase of your history and the people that have been part of your story.

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Thank You Danielle

Screen Shot 2015-11-17 at 11.43.20  While studying for her double degree in International studies Danielle spent time with us at TWT and quickly became a member of the whanau.  We would like to thank Danielle for her thoughtful gift of books for our tamariki and the very best with her studies.

Deepest Sympathy



It is with great sadness, Bishop John Robert Kuru Gray, Pihopa o Te Waipounamu, passed away at 10am today, Friday 13th November 2015.

Bishop John will lie in state at Te Hepara Pai, 290 Ferry Road, Christchurch. He will remain at Te Hepara Pai for the next two days before before he travels back home to be buried at Tokomaru Bay, north of Gisborne.

He was ordained deacon in 1982, priest in 1983 and consecrated Bishop on 17 February 1996, and is the first Māori bishop of the South Island, Aotearoa – New Zealand.

Moe mai e te Rangatira, e te pononga a te Atua, moe mai


Hui Amorangi o Te Waipounamu/ Te Whare Wānanga o Te Waipounamu
PO Box 10086 or 290 Ferry Road
Christchurch, 8140
New Zealand