Celebrant Taurapa officiates weddings in the Christchurch area but more than happy to travel anywhere in Aotearoa.

He kaiwhakamoe Māori a Taurapa e whakamana ana i ngā hononga motuhake. Taurapa is a Māori celebrant who loves creating unique moments for couples in te reo Māori and English. He is passionate about using and normalising te reo Māori. He specialises in small intimate ceremonies, but doesn’t shy away from big occasions either. Get in touch with Taurapa!

Tell us about yourself? I’m a classroom teacher of History and Music at a full-immersion Kura Kaupapa Māori. I’m also a freelance Māori translator, mainly working with government departments, and organisations looking to include more biculturalism in their businesses

Tell us about your style? Super informal, very relaxed, and easy-going, so that the couple can get to celebrating quicker!

Best part of any ceremony for you? The smiles.

Favourite things? Playing music, learning, and being with whānau.


W. moea.co.nz

E. taurapa@moea.co.nz

T. 0277 472 525

F. facebook.com/moea.celebrant

I. instagram.com/moea.celebrant