TE TOKA TŪ MOANA KA TŪ, KA TŪ, KA TŪ AHAKOA I ĀWHĀTIA MAI TE RANGI, WHAKAPĀKĀKĀTIA I TE WHITINGA O TE RĀ TE TOKA TŪ MOANA KA TŪ, KA TŪ, KA TŪ KA TANGI, KA POROPOROĀKI KI O TĀTOU TINI AITUA. KA MAHARATIA TONUTIA KOUTOU KUA RIRO I TE RINGA KAHA O AITUA. HAERE KOUTOU KI TE RUNANGA NUI O NGĀ TŪPUNA I HAWAIKI-RANGI. TE HUNGA WAIRUA KI TE HUNGA WAIRUA. TE HUNGA ORA KI TE HUNGA ORA. E NGĀ MATUA, E NGĀ WHAEA, NGĀ URI WHAKATUPU O RĀTOU MĀ, NGĀ PIKI KŌTUKU ME NGĀ AMOKURA, TAIĀWHIO NOA, TĒNĀ KOUTOU KATOA. KA TUKUA ATU NEI ĒNEI KUPU KI NGĀ HAU E WHĀ - KŌTIU, TONGA, HAUĀURU, MARANGAI - HEI KAWE ATU I NGĀ KŌRERO MŌ TE HUI TAKATĀPUI 2010. HEI WHAKAATU I NGĀ TAKE O TE HUI, HEI TAURA HERE ANŌ I A TĀTOU I ROTO I TE MĀRAMATANGA ME TE KOTAHITANGA. E AROTAHI ANA TĒNEI HUI KI TE HAUORA O TE TANGATA MĀORI ME NGĀ MAHI AUKATI HIV. KA WHAKANUIA E TE HUI TAKATĀPUI TE MATARAU O TŌ TĀTOU HAPORI ME ŌNA TAHA HŌKAKATANGA. KA WHAKAMIHIA E TE HAPORI ŌNA HAUTUPUA I TĒTAHI PŌ TUKU TAONGA. KO TE TINO O TĒNEI KAUPAPA, HE RANGATIRATANGA, HE WHANAUNGATANGA, HE MANAAKITANGA, HEI WHAKAKAHA, HEI TUITUI I A TĀTOU E TAKATŪ NEI I TE AO MĀRAMA. KIA KITEA E TĀTOU HE ARA E TATŪ AI TE NGĀKAU O TE IWI, KIA WHAKAHIHIRINGIA TE MAURI O TE TANGATA, HEI ĀWHINA I TŌ TĀTOU TAHA MĀORI. E MIHI ANA KI NGĀ RORO ME NGĀ RINGARINGA, KI NGĀ MAUNGA ME NGĀ AWA, O TĒNĀ, O TĒNĀ, KUA ĀWHINA NEI I TE ARONUI O TE HUI TAKATĀPUI Ā-MOTU 2010. NĀ TE KOMITI WHAKAHAERE 2010
HISTORY OF TAKATĀPUI TAKATĀPUI HAS A RICH PRE-
Background to Hui Takatāpui
EUROPEAN HISTORY WHICH COMES FROM TE ARAWA.
THE FIRST HUI
E A R LY D AY S : HIV AND MĀORI In the initial stages of the HIV epidemic, often when Māori died from AIDS, the tupapaku
TAKATĀPUI WAS FIRST TRANSLATED AS ‘INTIMATE
In 1986, members of the takatāpui community
initiatives aimed at preventing HIV transmission, and to
organised the inaugural Māori Gay and Lesbian Hui,
educate the wider whānau about HIV and to combat
in response to the growing HIV epidemic. At the time,
stigma and discrimination. At this hui, the karanga
THE FIRST MĀORI TO
little was known about HIV and how it was transmitted,
went out to find a Māori word that encapsulated a
WRITE OF TAKATĀPUI WAS
which led to wide stigma and discrimination against
wider identity for Māori gay, lesbian, bisexual and
people living with HIV.
transgender people. It was reported that those present
The first hui was aimed at addressing community
felt that if a person could feel pride in being a member
concerns about HIV. The kaupapa of the hui was to
of the rainbow communities and being Māori, that a
establish strategies to educate Māori at risk and their
strong community could be developed to make it easier
wider whānau about HIV and AIDS awareness, develop
COMPANION OF THE SAME SEX’ IN 1830-40’S.
TE RANGIKĀHEKE IN HIS ACCOUNT OF THE FAMOUS LOVE STORY OF HINEMOA AND TUTANEKAI. IN HIS STORY HE ACKNOWLEDGES THE INTIMATE BOND BETWEEN TUTANEKAI AND TIKI, DESCRIBING TIKI AS
to come together to help spread the kaupapa.
‘HOA TAKATĀPUI’. MISSIONARIES
(deceased) were buried half in and half out of the urupā out of fear that HIV would seep through the whenua
CHANGED THE MEANING OF
ka whakanuia e te hui takatā pui
being refused burial in
the urupā. The
whakahaere recognised that education
buried in lead-lined coffins and
MASTER AND SLAVE.
te matarau o te hōkakatanga Māori
and infect the iwi. There were times
THEIR RELATIONSHIP FROM CLOSE, INTIMATE FRIENDS TO
needed, both for members of the takatāpui communities and their whānau, hapū and iwi.
AT THE FIRST HUI,
N Z A F I N V O LV E M E N T
H E P U A R E R E M A I TA W H I T I
In 1992, the New Zealand AIDS Foundation (NZAF) started the Māori
The theme for Hui Takatāpui 2010 is ‘He Puarere Mai Tawhiti’
Youth Project which took on the mahi of the Māori Gay and Lesbian Hui,
which means ‘seeds carried by wind from distant lands’. The
renaming it Hui Takatāpui. The mahi of the Hui Takatāpui continues
komiti whakahaere selected this theme because the kaupapa
RESEARCHERS NGAHUIA TE
to be about developing strong communities that
behind this concept
are HIV resilient. Every year, the hui is hosted in a
is that, as Māori, we
different region of Aotearoa and in 2010 it will be
are connected with
hosted in Te Whanganui ā Tara (Wellington).
our environment and
Over the years the hui has expanded to include
the natural world. We
takatāpui tāne, takatāpui wahine, whakawahine,
share knowledge and
tangata ira tāne, as well as wider whānau.
experience with our friends, whānau, hapū
H U I TA K AT Ā P U I 2 0 1 0
and iwi. We are like
Hui Takatāpui 2010 is an opportunity to celebrate
puarere - we migrate to
and strengthen the sexual and gender diversity of
new places, make new
Māori, especially rangatahi. Hui Takatāpui 2010 will
whānau, new homes
focus on the health and well-being of Māori and
and new lives. We
aims to increase Māori support for HIV prevention
take some of the old
as well as providing leadership and advice on
and make it new. This
issues for takatāpui. Hui Takatāpui 2010 will also
sharing of knowledge
provide opportunities for Māori to network, have fun, play sport and be entertained in a safe and supportive social environment.
through coming together is a key part of Hui Takatāpui 2010.
AWEKOTUKU AND LEE SMITH BRAINSTORMED WITH THEIR COLLEAGUES AND PRESENTED THE WORD ‘TAKATĀPUI’. IT WAS AT THIS HUI THAT THE TERM TAKATĀPUI WAS ESTABLISHED AS AN IDENTITY AND IT HAS BECOME A WIDELY IDENTIFIED TERM ACROSS AOTEAROA. TODAY, THE TERM TAKATĀPUI ENCOMPASSES TAKATĀPUI TĀNE, TAKATĀPUI WAHINE, WHAKAWAHINE, AND TANGATA IRA TĀNE. TAKATĀPUI INCLUDES MĀORI ACROSS THE ENTIRE RAINBOW SPECTRUM; GAY, LESBIAN, TRANSGENDER, BISEXUAL, QUEER, INTERSEX, DRAG QUEEN, CAMP, BICURIOUS ETC
National Takatāpui Awards 2010 S AT U R D AY 3 0 O C T O B E R , T H E M U S E U M O F N E W Z E A L A N D , T E PA PA T O N G A R E W A The National Takatāpui Awards are presented at a
audience of hundreds of hui attendees, media, invited
black tie event to recognise outstanding achievement
guests, and general public.
in the takatāpui community. Building on the success
Past recipients of National Takatāpui Awards include
of the event in 2009, this year’s awards will presented
Tamati Coffey, Dr Ngahuia Te Awekotuku, Mahinarangi
at Te Marae at The National Muesum of New Zealand,
Tocker, Louisa Wall, and Miss Ribena.
Te Papa Tongarewa, on the final night of the hui. The
The evening will begin with red carpet inteviews by
National Takatāpui awards recognise achievement in
Miss Jaye Glam, followed by award-winning meals,
areas including sport, fashion and design, dance, and
cocktails, champagne and live entertainment including
kapahaka. A Lifetime Achievement Award is presented
Lisa Tomlin, kapahaka and Pacific dance performances.
at the event for overall community service in front of an
Both the Hui Takatāpui 2010 and the National Takatāpui Awards will be filmed as
arotahi ana ki te hauora o te tangata Māori T E M Ā N G A I TA U T O K O T U A K A N A | G O L D
The National Takatāpui Awards provide an opportunity to bring
Gold level sponsorship provides organisations with strong
products, services, businesses and ideas to a national audience of
brand recognition throughout the National Takatāpui
with the help of the National
takatāpui leaders. Additionally, sponsors of the National Takatāpui
Awards. Some of the specific benefits at this level include:
Awards are recognised by members of New Zealand’s rainbow
Naming rights for a National Takatāpui Award
TVNZ and Māori TV have
communities as gay-friendly brands worthy of support.
Table for six at the Awards event
Sponsorship levels for featured businesses at the awards evening
Logo recognition on stage screens at the Awards event
range from $500 - $10,000 and there are a variety of packages
Collateral distribution at the Hui Takatāpui
available that can be tailored to suit your requirements.
Excellent advertising space in the Awards programme
Logo and acknowledgment in Awards and hui materials.
takatāpui and HIV awareness
both events, as have key rainbow media outlets such as CampFM and the Edge’s Wild Oates. The NZAF will also feature the hui on its suite of
T E M Ā N G A I TA U T O K O R A N G AT I R A | P L AT I N U M
T E M Ā N G A I TA U T O K O T E I N A | S I LV E R
websites and social networking
Platinum level sponsorship is designed for high impact brand promotion
Silver level sponsorship showcases your brand and
during the build up to Hui Takatāpui, throughout the National Takatāpui
provides opportunities for recognition at the National
Awards, and also post-event. A few of the specific benefits at this level
Takatāpui Awards. Some of the benefits at the level include:
Two tickets to the Awards event
Naming rights for the National Takatāpui Awards event
Logo recognition on stage screens at the Awards event
Front row VIP table at the National Takatāpui Awards event
Advertising space in the Awards programme
Naming rights for the Lifetime Achievement Award
Logo inclusion and acknowledgment in Awards and hui
Television commercial to be played at the event opening
Opportunity to present at the Hui Takatāpui
Prime advertising space in the Awards programme
All sponsorship levels can be tailored to meet your
Logo inclusion and acknowledgment in all Awards and hui
requirements. Please contact Quinton Hiini for an
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part of the development of
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Komiti Whakahaere M O K O M ATA A , K O M I T I C O - C H A I R KUKI AIRANI In my first job with the Waitangi Tribunal, I was fortunate to learn more about the land, the people and Māori culture, and compare the very many similarities with my own ethnicity, Cook Island Māori.
A D A M D E H A A R , P R O G R A M M E C O O R D I N AT O R N G Ā T I R A U K AWA I aspire to the realm of music, entertainment and artistry and forecast a truly memorable event. I am an optimistic, pragmatic being and have a gift to empower and entertain people from all walks of life. In
I’ve carried the tikanga throughout my career and I now have over
a professional capacity as an entertainer, I strive for excellence that
10 years proven experience leading people and managing projects
aspires to a visual extravaganza. I am honoured to be on the team
THE HUI TAKATĀPUI 2010 KOMITI
that will bring you Hui Takatāpui 2010.
WHAKAHAERE WORKED IN THE
from inception to completion.
J A C O B TA I A PA , K O M I T I C O - C H A I R NGĀTI POROU, NGĀTI HINE, NGĀ PUHI
MEET THE TEAM
T E ATA R I K I H A N A , C U LT U R A L L I A I S O N N G Ā T I R A U K A W A , T E R A R A W A , T E AT I A W A
Sometimes, as takatāpui, we need to remember our place.
Being part of the Hui Takatāpui 2010 is very important to me as a
Sometimes we need to be reminded that we are valid, important,
wahine Māori and as takatāpui. I find there is little wahine input in
TIKANGA OF MĀORITANGA ARE
these hui, so my obligation is to start pushing forward our Mana
and strong. Sometimes we forget our potential. It is my wish that for Hui Takatāpui 2010; we can come together as
Wahine. So it gives me great pleasure to be working alongside such
whānau takatāpui and remind each other of the stunning-ness that
a wonderful komiti to uphold the tikanga and rangatiratanga for this
we all possess.
hui, to better ourselves as Māori takatāpui and to come together as one and learn more about ourselves.
K AY L A R I A R N , C O M M U N I T Y E N G A G E M E N T T E AT I A W A I bring to this Hui Takatāpui, my 37+ years of knowledge and experience in the GLBT community. As a founding member of the NZPC, 22 years ago, I have gained vast knowledge in the fields of safe sex and HIV and AIDS education for whakawahine and takatāpui alike.
J AY G L A M M O R G A N , P R O G R A M M E C O O R D I N AT O R TA I N U I , N G Ā T I K A H U N G U N G U I have worked as a make-up artist for MAC and am currently working for Park Road Post Productions, the post production company for
very proud and excited to be part of Hui Takatāpui 2010 and I will
J U S T I N D A H M , P R O G R A M M E C O O R D I N AT O R NGĀTI POROU
Being both Māori and takatāpui are important aspects of my life,
My creativity and ‘outside the square’ thinking will help create a
so it is with great pleasure that I am involved in coordinating Hui
takatāpui event that will be talked about for years to come. I have
Takatāpui 2010. I have a fair amount of experience working with a
been part of the Māori Youth Group Commitee on the East Coast and
diverse group of people, both in my working professional life and in
I bring ten years of hospitality experience to the team. Benig part of
my personal life. This hui will show us that if we ‘all row our waka in
the conference team that hosted the British Lions and NZ Māori rugby
the right direction as one, we can achieve great things’. One of those things is improving the life and well being of Ngāti Takatāpui.
COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT ENSURING THAT THE VOICES OF TAKATĀPUI AND GLBT COMMUNITIES ARE HEARD, REPRESENTED AND APPROPRIATELY REFLECTED AT THE HUI.
WETA. I was also a volunteer for the Wellington Fringe Festival 2010 and loved being a part of it. Being transgender and Māori, I am
make sure this event is high glamour fashion.
R O L A N D PA H A U , P R O G R A M C O O R D I N AT O R N G Ā T I P O R O U , N G Ā I TA M A N U H I R I , T E A U P O U R I
ENSURING THE VALUES AND
teams in Hamilton has been a definite highlight. Being Māori is a great thing, being takatāpui is even better!
PROGRAMME COORDINATION ENSURING THAT HUI WORKSHOPS ARE REFLECTIVE OF THE CURRENT AND IMMINENT CHALLENGES THAT FACE OUR COMMUNITY FROM A SEXUAL, MENTAL, PHYSICAL AND SPIRITUAL PERSPECTIVE.
L U C A S J O N E S , C U LT U R A L L I A I S O N N G Ā I TA K O T O , T E R A R A W A Tēnā tātou katoa i roto i te manaakitanga o te wā. Learning is a fundamental part of who we are, this hui will present opportunities to reflect, discuss and learn more about Māori sexuality, caring for our hauora and the importance of protecting whakapapa. I believe knowledge and understanding will empower our hapū, whānau and ourselves..
Registration and Transport R E G I S T R AT I O N S W I L L O P E N O N 1 J U LY 2 0 1 0 Registration can be completed by post or online at www.nzaf.org.nz/huitakatāpui. The cost for Hui Takatāpui 2010 is $35 for student or unwaged, or $45 waged, which includes transport to and from Auckland or Christchurch by bus, accommodation, all meals, workshops, and a full weekend of fun! A combined Hui Takatāpui 2010 and National Takatāpui Awards ticket is $55. and Hui Wherever possible, the komiti whakahaere will try to arrange transport for people who are on the bus route to Wellington.
(NZAF). and post to:
most at risk. This hui is one of the key vehicles for promoting our
My position is NZAF Community Engagement Co-ordinator Māori. My role is to raise awareness, understanding and education about HIV, and to improve the health impacts of sexuality-based prejudice by creating supportive environments for takatāpui within our whānau, hapū and iwi.
My journey started at the age of 16 when I attended my first Hui Takatāpui. This event empowered me with knowledge, support and guidance from a community I now call my whānau. I believe I remain HIV negative because of my first contact with Hui Takatāpui and I am committed to ensure we continue to offer a much-needed service.
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WHAKAHAERE IS COMMITTED
A key part of my role as NZAF Āpiha Whakawhiti Kōrero is to
message. It is also an empowering event that celebrates who we
HUI TAKATĀPUI 2010 CELEBRATES THE SEXUAL
FOR RANGATAHI AND RURAL
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Published on Jun 14, 2010
Published on Jun 14, 2010
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