He hono ki tua, he hono ki tai.
Ko Ngā Hononga-ā-Kiwa e pae ne

The relationships we forge are the foundation and heart of our programmes and validates the ecosystem approach we take. Enduring and meaningful relationships like those of our tīpuna (ancestor) Kiwa gives effect to future generations continuing these longstanding practices.

Core values of our hononga

Hononga Whakapapa

A space where the relationships with ourselves is explored. Acknowledging the importance of understanding who we are and how we connect to others.

Hononga Tau Utuutu

The aspect of reciprocity in meaningful relationships. The interconnected balance between people and the taiao (environment).

Hononga Mauroa

Speaks to the enduring and intergenerational nature of relationships. The dedication and time required to maintain these.

Our Kaupapa

Ngā Hononga-ā-Kiwa (NHK) is a deliberate ecosystem that brings together students, educators, businesses, Māori and Indigenous communities, and thought leaders in Māori Business and Māori Education.

Our Whānau

It takes a community to create and drive these kaupapa. These are the key communities who drive these kaupapa.

Our Collaborators

A space where the relationships with ourselves is explored. Acknowledging the importance of understanding who we are and how we connect to others.