Te Ropu Wahine Maori Toko i te Ora

Membership Competitions

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Here you will find all the information for our National Arts & Crafts Competitions. There’s something for everyone and our competitions cater for all levels from beginners to experts so check out the information below then download the registration form/s to the right >>>

All registrations need to be emailed to competitions@mwwl.org.nz by 16 September, 2020.  Your taonga will be collected following our National Conference Powhiri on Wednesday 30 September. 

Registrations

Annual Report

Te Reo Resource Books

Te Puea Trophy
Best Annual Report

Penrhyn Trophy
Runner-up Annual Report

Gwen Ryan Trophy
Best Rangatahi Annual Report

Ikaroa Trophy
(0-2 yrs)

Ikaroa Trophy
(3-5 yrs)

Te Kahu o te Matauranga Trophy
(3-5 yrs)

SENIOR BRANCH ANNUAL REPORT CRITERIA

  1. Annual Report is prepared and belongs to a financial Senior Branch.
  2. Activities must connect to the Objects of the League. (Click here to view the Constitution – Page 2 III Objects).
  3. Must include accomplishments and financial reports.
  4. Include pictures, profiles, testimonials and stories about the impact your branch work provides.

RANGATAHI BRANCH ANNUAL REPORT CRITERIA

  1. Annual Report is prepared and belongs to a financial Rangatahi Branch.
  2. Activities must connect to the Objects of the League. (Click here to view the Constitution – Page 2 III Objects).
  3. Must include accomplishments and financial reports.
  4. Include pictures, profiles, testimonials and stories about the impact your branch work provides.

IKAROA TROPHY 0-2 YEARS CRITERIA

  1. The pukapuka is written in Te Reo Maori.
  2. The pukapuka has the title, author and illustrator details on the front cover.
  3. Must relate with Ko te Kaupapa – Ki uta ki tai, kia matatū.
  4. Must be 8 pages excluding the Title Page.

IKAROA TROPHY 3-5 YEARS CRITERIA

  1. The pukapuka is written in Te Reo Maori.
  2. The pukapuka has the title, author and illustrator details on the front cover.
  3. Must relate with Ko te Kaupapa – Ki uta ki tai, kia matatū
  4. Must be 10 pages excluding the Title Page.

TE KAHU O TE MATURANGA TROPHY 6-9 YEARS CRITERIA SPACING

  1. The pukapuka is written in Te Reo Maori.
  2. The pukapuka has the title, author and illustrator details on the front cover.
  3. Must relate with Ko te Kaupapa – Ki uta ki tai, kia matatū
  4. Must be 8 pages excluding the Title Page.

Kete

Rangatahi Comtemporary Maori Art

Te Ara Wahine Trophy
(Kete Harakeke Beginners)

Te Kete Aroha Trophy
(Kete Whakairo in Harakeke – Pattern)

Ngati Kahu o Kenana Trophy
(Kete Whakairo in Harakeke – Coloured)

Te Ngira o Pakowhai Intermediate Trophy
(10-12 yrs)

Te Ngira o Pakowhai Rangatahi Trophy
(13-15 yrs)

Hinemoa Paniora Trophy
(15-18 yrs)

TE ARA WAHINE TROPHY CRITERIA

  1. Must be kete harakeke raw – Kete Timata.
  2. Must be weaved by a beginner weaver.
  3. Must be produced with a plaited bottom.
  4. Measurements 27cm by 20cm.

TE KETE AROHA TROPHY CRITERIA

  1. Te Kete Whakairo is harakeke, to be dyed in one colour only.
  2. Raranga whakairo technique with a whakairo pattern.
  3. Must include muka handles.
  4. Measurements 27cm by 20cm.

NGATI KAHU O KENANA TROPHY CRITERIA

  1. The piece is a Kete Whakairo in harakeke.
  2. The Kete Whakairo is coloured.
  3. Use of natural resources and/or a combination of all.
  4. The Kete Whakairo measures 27 cm by 20 cm.

TE NGIRA O PAKOWHAI INTERMEDIATE TROPHY CRITERIA

  1. For ages 10 to 12 years. Photograph of artist must accompany item.
  2. May use any type of resource.
  3. Must relate with Ko te Kaupapa – Ki uta ki tai, kia matatū.
  4. No size limit and open criteria.

TE NGIRA O PAKOWHAI RANGATAHI TROPHY CRITERIA

  1. For ages 13 to 15 years. Photograph of artist must accompany item.
  2. Art to be 2 or 3 dimensional.
  3. Must relate with Ko te Kaupapa – Ki uta ki tai, kia matatū.
  4. No size limit and open criteria.

HINEMOA PANIORA TROPHY CRITERIA SPACING

  1. For ages 15 to 18 years. Photograph of artist must accompany item.
  2. Art to be 2 or 3 dimensional.
  3. Must relate with Ko te Kaupapa – Ki uta ki tai, kia matatū.
  4. No size limit and open criteria.

Tukutuku

Taniko & Whakairo

Miriona-Utu Budge Trophy
(Best Tukutuku Traditional)

Te Arahina Trophy
(Best Tukutuku Contemporary)

Joan Walmsley Cup
(Best Taniko)

Simon Snowden Memorial Trophy
(Best Whakairo Carving)

MIRIONA-UTU BUDGE TROPHY CRITERIA

  1. To make a tukutuku panel measuring 24″ x 12″
  2. Use of customary materials i.e. natural resources and technique observed.
  3. Must relate with Ko te Kaupapa – Ki uta ki tai, kia matatū.

TE ARAHINA TROPHY CRITERIA

  1. To make a contemporary tukutuku panel measuring 24″ x 12″
  2. Use of contemporary materials and technique observed.
  3. Must relate with Ko te Kaupapa – Ki uta ki tai, kia matatū.

JOAN WALMSLEY CUP CRITERIA

  1. To weave a Taniko piece unlined.
  2. Use traditional Taniko techniques.
  3. The Taniko will incorporate the use of at least three colours.
  4. Please provide a headband (Tipare) unlined and compliment with a pair of earrings (Whakakai).

SIMON SNOWDEN MEMORIAL TROPHY CRITERIA

  1. Produce a Toi Whakairo art piece (carving).
  2. The Toi Whakairo is created from wood, stone or bone.
  3. Must relate with Ko te Kaupapa – Ki uta ki tai, kia matatū
  4. The Toi Whakairo is free standing.