Te Mahi Māra Hua Parakore

Growing kai (food) for self-sufficiency is part of our food sovereignty. It comes from our Indigenous whānau and represents our resiliency.

Whakapapa

Hua parakore is a connection to the natural environment and is depicted by the colour purple. Whakapapa represents pedigree, genealogy, connection, understanding, and knowing.

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Wairua

Hua parakore maintains peace and safety. Wairua is represented by the colour blue (kikorangi) representing truth, morality, serenity, harmony, soothing of the mind, calming, reconstructing, protecting, communicating, spirituality, clairvoyance, psychic ability, high ideals, devotion, reverence, veneration, imagination, and dreaming.

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Mana

Hua parakore maintains peace and safety. Wairua is represented by the colour blue (kikorangi) representing truth, morality, serenity, harmony, soothing of the mind, calming, reconstructing, protecting, communicating, spirituality, clairvoyance, psychic ability, high ideals, devotion, reverence, veneration, imagination, and dreaming.

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Māramatanga

Hua parakore is a source of enlightenment. Māramatanga is represented by the colour yellow (kowhai) representing intellect, mental clarity, reasoning, analysis, judgement, logical process, induction, dedication, synthesis, and creativity.

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Te Ao Tūroa

Hua parakore maintains natural order. Te ao tūroa is represented by orange (karaka) representing balance, connection between intellect and nature, immunity, and potency.

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Mauri

Hua parakore maintains healthy soils, healthy plants, and healthy people.

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