Pepeha is a formal structured way of introducing yourself within the Māori world by locating yourself according to important landmarks and the people you descend from. Researching your own landmarks and descent profile so that you can develop your own profile. In order to foster whakawhanaungatanga – building connections.
Tuhi - Prepare your pepeha
Use these downloadable resources to get started on your pepeha.
And gain further inspiration from Mariam and Hinemoa in the following videos.
She is learning te reo Māori and demonstrates not only a pepeha (2.43 mins) but starts with a greeting and finishes with a whakatauki (proverb)