Our Mission

    Our goal is to build a team of sportspeople, artists, and supporters to enhance the community and grow this ancient sport.


                                                                   Boleyn Paternal Coat of Arms

    As a part of New Zealands' history and culture, we feel that Paakeha and Maaori martial arts are often overlooked. As such, we endeavour to teach and learn about these arts - with our community.

     

                                                                        He Whakaputanga

    Our name, Oka Rino translates to Iron Blade. Our effort is to draw unity between the Maaori and Paakeha people of Aotearoa as outlined in the Declaration of Independence 1835 as gifted by King William IV of England.