Waikato Māori Law Students' Association
E ngā mana, e ngā reo, e ngā kārangaranga maha, tenā koutou katoa. Ki ngā tauirā kei te hoki mai, e tika ana kia whakaoti ā koutou mahi. Ki ngā kanohi hou, nau māi, haere mai ki waengānui i a tātou.
Ma tātou e tautoko, e āwhina, e hapai i a tātou ano. Ko tātou ngā kanohi ora o rātou mā kua wehe atu ki te po. Ma tātou ano o rātou moemoea e whakatutuki. No reira, kia kaha tātou.
Te Whakahiapo fosters a whānau atmosphere to appropriately manage Māori issues within the School of Law environment. A Māori academic support room provides a focus for Te Whakahiapo activities. The founding Māori law students selected the name they believed to encompass the concepts of:
- Whakawhānaungatanga - making connections with each other.
- Manākitanga - supporting each other.
- Whakawhitiwhakaaro - interacting with each other.
- Functions and events, including Powhiri, Noho Marae, guest speakers, po whakangahau, sports challenges, kapa haka and Māori mooting competitions are organised.
We encourage active participation by all Māori law students at our weekly hui to discuss issues arising both within the School of Law and wider Māori community, panui of events, scholarships, hui and Te Hunga Roia Māori events.