Ngāti Rangiwewehi

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Ngāti Rangiwewehi is an iwi of the Te Arawa confederation of tribes.[1][2]

Ngāti Rangiwewehi
Iwi (tribe) in Māoridom

A Ngāti Rangiwewehi kapa haka group was founded in 1968[3] and has published their own songs and participated in various music festivals such as Te Matatini.[4] The tribe is a two-time contest winners. They won their first contest in 1983 and their last one was in 1996.[5]

Te Arawa FM is the radio station of Te Arawa iwi. It was established in the early 1980s and became a charitable entity in November 1990.[6] The station underwent a major transformation in 1993, becoming Whanau FM.[7] One of the station's frequencies was taken over by Mai FM in 1998; the other became Pumanawa FM before later reverting to Te Arawa FM.[8] It is available on 89.0 FM in Rotorua.[9]


  1. ^ "Te Puni Kōkiri iwi profile". Te Puni Kōkiri, Government of New Zealand. Retrieved 30 May 2018.
  2. ^ Paul Tapsell. "Te Ara iwi profile". Te Ara: The Encyclopedia of New Zealand. Retrieved 30 May 2018.
  3. ^ "Te Matatini 2017 – Ngāti Rangiwewehi". Māori Television. 23 February 2017. Retrieved 30 May 2018.
  4. ^ Te Kāea; Wikitōria Day (10 May 2014). "Te Arawa Kapa Haka Regionals - Ngāti Rangiwewehi Seniors". Māori Television. Retrieved 30 May 2018.
  5. ^ Te Kāea (5 March 2015). "Te Matatini 2015 - Ngāti Rangiwewehi". Māori Television. Retrieved 30 May 2018.
  6. ^ "About Te Arawa". Rotorua Museum. Retrieved 30 May 2018.
  7. ^ "Major transformation for Te Arawa iwi radio station". No. 14. Kia Hiwa Ra. September 1993. p. 8.
  8. ^ "Rotorua". Welcome to the Radio Vault. New Zealand: The Radio Vault. 18 January 2009. Archived from the original on 15 April 2009. Retrieved 12 June 2015.
  9. ^ "Iwi Radio Coverage" (PDF). Māori Media Network. Retrieved 30 May 2018.