Story: Rātana Church – Te Haahi Rātana

Whetū mārama

Whetū mārama

The whetū mārama tohu (symbol of the star and moon) represents enlightenment through the Christian trinity te Matua, te Tama me te Wairua Tapu (the Father, Son and Holy Spirit), ngā Anahera Pono (the faithful angels) and the revelations of te Māngai (mouthpiece or prophet) – Rātana, inspired by the Holy Spirit.

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Keith Newman, 'Rātana Church – Te Haahi Rātana - Church growth', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/artwork/26302/whetu-marama (accessed 11 December 2018)

Story by Keith Newman, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 4 Apr 2018