The Pōwhiri that welcomes you to The Seventh Gathering takes place on Tūrangawaewae Marae, Ngāruawāhia at 10:00am on Sunday 15 November.


To explain the processes during the Pōwhiri please view the beginners guide to visiting the marae  and view the Pōwhiri protocols document.

If you would like to learn more about the Hongi, Maori elder and healer Dr Rangimarie Turuki Rose Pere explains the formal Maori greeting ritual in this video.