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ki te Hui-a-Iwi a Te Pihopatanga o Aotearoa


Piki mai ! Kake mai ! Whakatau mai !

ki te Hui-a-Iwi a Te Pihopatanga o Aotearoa

'Kotahi te kohao o te ngira e kuhuna ai te miro ma, te miro pango, te miro whero.

I muri nei kia mau ki te aroha, ki te ture, me te whakapono' (Kingi Potatau 1858)

Ko te karanga tenei a Te Pihopatanga o Aotearoa ki nga kaumatua puta noa te motu me a koutou tini, ahakoa te hahi, kia hui mai ki Turangawaewae Marae a te Paraire 11 o Pepuere 2005

Ko te kaupapa o te hui-a-iwi kia rangona nga korero a tena iwi, a tena karangatanga, a tena hahi e pa ana ki te turanga o Te Pihopa o Aotearoa. Nga korero me nga tutohutanga ka puta ake i te hui ka whaka-emitia e te ropu whakarite, ara te Electoral College, hei whai-whakaarotanga ma ratou ko wai te tangata e ahei hei Pihopa o Aotearoa. Haere mai ki te korero, haere mai ki te whakawhiti whakaaro.


Te Pihopatanga o Aotearoa invite national and inter-denominational kaumatua to attend a hui-a-iwi to be held at Turangawaewae Marae Friday 11 February 2005. The purpose of the hui is to hear submissions from the community at large regardless of ethnicity, iwi affiliation or religious calling concerning the election of a person to the Office of the Bishop of Aotearoa. The views and recommendations of the hui will be noted and conveyed to the Electoral College to assist them in their deliberations and ultimate recommendation on who will be Te Pihopa o Aotearoa. Submissions should cover but not necessarily be restricted to the following issues;

* What is the profile of the Church in the community?

* What is the profile of the Bishop of Aotearoa within that community?

* What are the attributes and qualities that the Bishop of Aotearoa needs to demonstrate in relation to that profile?

* How will the Bishop of Aotearoa participate in or even be a leader in the latest Maori renaissance?

* Who would be the right person to fill the Bishop of Aotearoa vacancy?

* What personal qualities should the successful candidate possess? Please note:

* A powhiri will be held 3.30pm Thursday 10 February 2005

* Marae accommodation is available

* Following the Hui-a-Iwi delegates of nga Hui Amorangi will meet in a separate Electoral College for the purpose of electing a person to the Office of Te Pihopa o Aotearoa. This will take place on Saturday 12 February 2005, starting 9.00am

* Only delegates to the Electoral College are eligible to vote however the views and recommendations from the Hui-a-Iwi will be given full consideration in the election process.

* The Electoral College will make a recommendation on who will be Te Pihopa o Aotearoa

* The Chairperson for the Hui-a-Iwi will be Mr Tumu Te Heuheu. A panel of prominent Maori leaders will form with Tumu the Praesidium to conduct the Hui.

Signed: The Rt. Rev. W.B. Turei


Thursday 10 February 2005
3.30pm Powhiri - Turangawaewae Marae
6.00pm Evening meal
7.00pm Hui-a-Iwi to convene
9.00pm Evening prayers
- Moe

Friday 11 February 2005
7.30am Breakfast
8.30am Opening prayers
9.30am Hui-a-Iwi
- Opening comments from the Chair
- Introduction of Chairman's Praesidium
- Open discussions/ nominations from the floor
12.30pm Lunch
1 45pm Reconvene hui
5.30pm Evening meal
- Nga poroporoaki

Friday 11 February 2005
7.00pm Te Runanga-nui to convene
- Roll call
- Procedural motions
- Other matters
9.00pm Evening prayers
- Moe

Meeting of Delegates in an Electoral College

Saturday 12 February 2005
7.00am Karakia Kai Hapa
8.00am Breakfast
9.00am Electoral College to convene
12.30pm Lunch
1.30pm Reconvene
3.00pm Nga poroporoaki
- Haere ra


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