Welcome to Mangatangi Pa (Marae)
Nau mai haere mai ki te Pa o Mangatangi, haere mai haere mai haere mai.
Mangatangi Pa has been in rebuild development mode this past decade, the Marae Trustees, Marae Committee are pleased with all the progress thus far.
Pa bookings has been steadily growing and systems have been under review to best positon our Pa and its overall care and well-being to best support our many bookings that we have had in the past and look forward to going forward into the future. Thank you to all past and current bookings and welcome to the new bookings we may attract for 2017 and beyond.
The Pa endorsed by our committees the Mangatangi Pa Bookings Hire Agreement which are sent to all enquiries for a marae booking request. The requirements are clearly outlined in the Mangatangi Pa Bookings Hire Agreement and needs to be filled completely and returned with a Bond deposited into the Mangatangi Pa Account which details will be supplied with the ‘Mangatangi Pa Bookings Hire Agreement’ and forwarded onto the Mangatangi Pa Booking Officer.
The Pa is available for short hour by hour or a whole day booking, available for an overnight booking, as well as for weekend retreats, all bookings by way of the Mangatangi Pa Bookings Hire Agreement application.
Bookings by local community and the wider region welcome, main stream school groups, kohanga reo, kura kaupapa, whare kura, whare wananga, early childhood, primary, intermediate and high schools, colleges, teriary education, church groups, non government organisations as well as local, regional and national government agencies and coprorate business organsiations are all well come.
The Pa bookings system has (undergone a well overdue review). We encourage all people who come and visit and stay at the Pa to be ‘smoke free’, ‘illicit drug free’, ‘zero tolerence violence free’, alcohol free.
Mangatangi Pa key prioirity is tangihanga (bereavements) and the Mangatangi Pa Annual 12th October Poukai which are two significant diaries that the marae has a priority over.
Other key diaries which may be the reason that bookings may not be available. Include but not least He hura kohatu (unveilings of headstones), huritau (birthdays) and special wananga (workshops, land meetings for whanau) Enquiries though are still welcome and can still be made.
Nga mihi (best regards)
For and on behalf of Mangatangi Pa Trustees, Marae Committee