KIA HIWA RĀ, KIA HIWA RĀ!
Tihei mauri ora, ki te whai ao, ki te ao mārama;
Maranga, whakatīaho, kua tae mai tōu māramatanga. Kua maiangi te korōria o te Atua ki a koe: Kua hui ngā iwi ki tōu māramatanga. Kia mataara, tirohia atu, kei te hui mai te nuinga, kei te whakaeke. E Ihowā, ko wai e tomo ki tōu whare tapu? Ko wai hoki e piki ki tōu maunga tapu? Waiata 15:2
Tangihia rā ngā mate maha kei ō tātou pokowhiwhi i tēnei wā, ko tēnā whare karakia, ko tēnā marae, ko tēnā iwi hapū, ngā mate katoa o te motu, ko Rev’d Hiria Nathan tērā, he tamahine nā Sam Petera Netana rāua ko Weera Kiwikiwi, uri nō Te Tai Tokerau, i hoki ai ki ōna maunga whakahī, ōna puke kōrero, āna tai mihi tāngata katoa ki Waima, Otātara Marae.
E ngā minita me te hunga reimana o ngā Pāriha katoa o Te Manawa o Te Wheke tēnei te tono atu ki a koutou katoa kia ū mai ai tātou ki te Hīnota, te Hui-ā-tau, o Te Manawa o Te Wheke.
To the Clergy, Kai Karakia and faithful laity of Te Manawa o Te Wheke. It is my duty and joy, as the Bishop, to issue this summons to you all for the Hui Amorangi / Annual General Meeting (Synod) of Te Manawa o Te Wheke. We gather together, in synod, as 3 houses (Bishop, Clergy, and Laity) to conduct the business of our Church, of God’s Church.
It is expected that all Licensed Clergy and Kai Karakia attend this gathering. Representation of all our Kāhui is important also; tāne, wāhine and rangatahi. We require all attendees to register their attendance to ensure we adhere to safe gathering practices. Koha from each rohe are appreciated and can be arranged earlier with the Office or given directly on the day of arrival (with a receipt provided).
The details for Hui Amorangi 2023 are as follows:
Millennium Hotel, Rotorua, 1270 Hinemaru Street, Ōhinemutu – Mokoia Room
Tuesday 19th December – arrival at 1pm onwards & finishing on
Wednesday 20th December at 5pm
There is a pānui regarding registrations on this summons, please familiarise yourself with these notices before registering.
Mā te Atua koutou e manaaki, e tiaki i ngā wā katoa.
The Right Reverend Ngarahu Katene
Te Pīhopa | Bishop of Te Manawa o Te Wheke
IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING HUI AMORANGI
We require all attendees to pre-register directly with our office, registration is now open. You can register by heading to https://tinyurl.com/Amorangi2023. Or, scan the QR code here:
Delegates are welcome to make their own accommodation arrangements for Tuesday night and cover the costs of this personally.
Unfortunately, due to the amount of registration no-shows in previous years, we will require a contribution from all delegates who will need accommodation on Tuesday night of Hui Amorangi. The charge for accommodation to delegates is a minimal $50. Details will be provided for payment during registration. Any changes to accommodation after the deadline and any room charges incurred will need to be covered by you personally, if you decide not to attend after registering, the costs incurred will be passed onto you (or your pāriha)
Please note the following important dates;
- Friday 24 November 2023
Summons posted to Amorangi members
Head to https://tinyurl.com/Amorangi2023 to register online or scan the QR code above.
- Wednesday 6 December 2023
Last date to register for Hui Amorangi
Illness Guidelines and Restrictions
If you are māuiui or not feeling well – the best advice, whether it is COVID or general illness, is to forward your apologies to email@example.com and to stay home.