Story: Whānau – Māori and family

Te Whānau o Waipareira

Te Whānau o Waipareira

Te Whānau o Waipareira Trust (West Auckland) was founded in 1984 and is one of a number of Urban Māori Authorities. While it is not a 'whānau' in a traditional sense, the term is used as an inclusive metaphor for those who are assisted by the trust.

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Reference: Te Whānau : a celebration of Te Whānau O Waipareira. Waitakere City: Te Whānau o Waipareira, 2001

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Tai Walker, 'Whānau – Māori and family - Description of whānau', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/document/30145/te-whanau-o-waipareira (accessed 21 July 2019)

Story by Tai Walker, published 5 May 2011, updated 1 Jun 2017