Topic: Pukehinahina Charitable Trust

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The Pukehinahina Charitable Trust was formed in order to educate Tauranga and the nation about the Battle of Gate Pa, and to engage all through the events leading up to the 150th Commemoration on 29 April 2014.

Our Vision:

To educate Tauranga and the nation about the Battle of Gate Pa, and to engage all through the events leading up to the 150th Commemoration on 29 April 2014.

He whakaoho i Te Moana o Tauranga me te motu whānui ki ngā kōrero tuku iho e pā ana ki te pakanga o Pukehinahina, me te paihere mai i te whānuitanga o te tangata mā ngā kaupapa huhua tae noa atu ki te Whakamaharatanga 150 a te 29 o Aperīra.

 

Our Objectives:

  • To establish the Battle of Gate Pa as an occasion to be commemorated every year and remind ourselves of how far we have come as a community, and how far we have to go
  • Raise community awareness and understanding of the historical heritage associated with Gate Pa
  • Draw the community together through their shared legacy
  • Creating Community Heritage Sites available to the local community and visitors

 

Pukehinahina Charitable Trust Board:

Buddy Mikaere (Cultural Advisor/Historian) Project Director

Simon Collett (Holland Beckett Lawyers) Chairman

Board Directors:

Awanuiarangi Black (Ngati Pukenga)

Lt Colonel Cliff Simons (NZDF, St George’s Church)

Fraser Lellmann (BDO)

Jens Meuller (University of Waikato)

Peri Kohu (Ngati Ranginui – Ngai Tamarawaho)

Puhirake Ihaka (Ngaiterangi – Ngati Tapu)

Ross Stanway (Realty Group)

Sarah Webb nee Tulloch (ThinkTank Productions)

Pukehinahina Charitable Trust logo

*The Pukehinahina Charitable Trust whai (stingray) logo is designed by local artist Nathan Pettigrew https://www.facebook.com/NathanPettigrewCarvings

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Pukehinahina Charitable Trust


Year:2014