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Teetahi koorero o Te Paati Maaori

Ponga ra! Ponga ra!
Ka taataki mai Te Whare o nga Ture!
Ka whiria te Maaori! Ka whiria!
Ngau nei oonaa reiti, ngau nei oonaa taake!
A ha ha! Te taea te ueue! I aue! Hei!

Patua i te whenua!
Hei!
Wakatauaa i nga ture!
Hei!
A ha ha!
Naa ngaa Mema raa te kohuru
Naa te Kaawana te koheriheri!
Ka raruraru ngaa ture!
Ka raparapa ki te pua toorori! I aue!
  
Meina ka whakaaro weetahi o koutou he aha ai i whakauruhia e maatau teenei haka a Te Kiri Ngutu hei timata i ngaaoo koorero anei te whakamaarama.
 
Ko te kaitito ko Tuta Nihoniho o Ngaatiporou. I titoa e ia i runga i toonaa whakatakariri ki te Kaawana me te Kamupene Whenua Tametame moo ngaa mahi hoko whenua i roto o Ngaatiporou. Ko taa Nihoniho maa ngaa ture Kaawana me oonaa whakahaere ka ngaro te whenua, ka riro i te iwi kee.
 
He nui noa atu ngaa waiata he koorero hohonu kai roto. Ko te haka taparahi a Tohu Kakahi araa a Mangumangu Taipo teetahi. He wero ki te iwi Maaori kia kaha te pupuri ki ngaa tikanga o raatau maa. Ko taana kaare e mau ngaa tikanga Paakehaa moo ake tonu atu, aa toonaa waa, ka taka. He peeraa i te uku. Meina he maakuu, ka piri atu ki te rino, eengari kia maroke, ka makere mai. Kua noho eenei kupu inaiaanei hei whakatauakii. He wero ki eera o taatau kei te whakaaro ko te ara Paakehaa anake te ara tootika moo taatau, ko taa Tohu he nui ngaa mea o taatau kua whai i te ao o iwi kee, naa i te mutunga i ngaa waa ka noho mokemoke ka tahuri te whakapaa mai ki teeraa ao i whakarerea raa e raatau. Ko taana, kaua e whanga kia mate mai i te poharatanga o te mokemoke.
 
Naa ka tae mai taatau ki te tau rua mano maa whaa, ka kite e hika kai te mahi tau a porokai a whanako i aana mahi taurekareka. Ko oona hoa haere i teenei waa ko ngaa Maaori katoa kei roto i te roopu Reipa me te roopu Niu Tireni Tuatahi. Kia kore taatau e wareware ko wai raatau, raatau i pooti kia riro te takutai moana e te Kaawana. Raatau i pooti kia kore e taea e ngaa iwi, hapuu raanei te haere ki te Kooti Whenua Maaori kia waanangahia e taua Kooti meina he mana taa teenaa iwi, taa teenaa hapuu ki te takutai moana. Raatau, ngaa mema i pooti ahakoa ngaa aue o a raatau hapuu, iwi moo ngaa mahi whanako, muru whenua a te Kaawana. Raatau, ngaa pononga a te Kaawana.  

Naa eenei mahi a raatau ka kitea te whakaaronui a ngaa koorero a Tohu araa, ahakoa te kaha o teetahi te panipani i a ia anoo ki te uku, me maaku tonu ka piri taua uku. Naa hoki, ahakoa peehea te kaha o teetahi Maaori o te roopu Reipa te panipani i a ia ki ngaa tikanga tauiwi, me kii ngaa tikanga a te roopu Reipa taro ake te waa e ngahoro ai aua tikanga e hoki ai aua tangata ki too raatau iwi. Eengari kaua e whanga kia whakarerea e te roopu Reipa ka peera ai.
 
Nee, i ngee wiki tata kei te tuu mai, ko taa maatau a te Paati Maaori ka waimarie pea kia puta ake taa maatau pire ki mua o te Paremata kia taea e te Whare te waananga te pooti kia turakina te ture Takutai Moana 2004 a te Kaawana. I teenei waa meina he puku kaha, he raima kai te tuara o te Roopu Nahinara te pooti kia haere taa maatau pire ki mua i teetahi o ngaa Komiti Whiriwhiri e hika maa, kai raro e putu ana te Kaawana.
 
Aanei ngaa roopu kai te tautoko i taa maatau pire i teenei waa. Ko ngaa Kaakaariki, e ono raatau, ko maatau tokowhaa hoki, ko Taito, ko ngaa tokorua o ACT a meina ka piri mai a Nahinara me too raatau hoa a Copeland ka noho ono tekau maa rua hei tautoko i too maatau pire, rima tekau maa iwa ngaa mema kaare i te tautoko.
 
Ka tika ko Tariana te kaitono o teenei pire koia anake o ngaa mema o Reipa kaare i whakaae kia whai mana te Pire Takutai Moana a te Kaawana. I te waa i whai mana taua pire ka whakarerea e Tariana a Reipa, ka whaanau mai te Toorangapuu Maaori. I muri mai ka wikitoria i roto i te Hauaauru a Tariana i teetahi pooti motuhake, Koia te tangata i para i te ara moo ngaa tokotoru i whai mai i muri i ngaa raa pooti o te tau rua mano maa rima.
 
Naa maatau te reo motuhake o te Whare Paremata, te reo kaare e taea e tangata te kii, “e, kei te whakahua to waha i ngaa koorero a tangata ke”. Naa reira, me mataara taatau i ngaa waa katoa kia kore ai a ngaarara e ngau i o taatau koito, e tango i te moko, e kai i te whenua e uukui raanei i te mahara.
 
Teenaa taatou.
 


Panui: I ngaa koorero e whai ake nei ka hurihia matou i ngã tohutoo ki ngaa tohu oro e rua.
Notice: In all articles we have changed the macron into double vowels.

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