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Māori Ministry

Two Maori men hongi

Te Minitatanga Māori O Te Ope Whakaora O Aotearoa

The Salvation Army acknowledges The Treaty of Waitangi as the basis of a cultural partnership between Māori as the tangata whenua and Pakeha who have since come to make their home in Aotearoa New Zealand. The Māori for ‘The Salvation Army’ is 'Te Ope Whakaora', which is translated as ‘the Army that Brings Life’.

> Read more about The Salvation Army and the Treaty of Waitangi

  • Our Strategic Plan

    A living document breathing life into The Salvation Army’s ongoing journey of bicultural partnership.

  • Resources

    Various resources and ideas from Māori Ministries.

  • Videos

    A small series of videos displaying Maori Ministries' "Te Haka A Te Poti".

Contact us

Fopr more information please contact The National Leaders of Maori Ministry:

Lieutenants Tau & Trish Mataki
Email: Māori Ministry