|TIKANGA - IMMUTABLE / DIVINE LAW
|TIKANGA / IMMUTABLE DIVINE LAW, common to all, disadvantageous to none, is the divine law that
Maori understood held them sovereign, whole and complete, one with ALL Life, ALL-inclusive, ALL
Tikanga/Immutable Divine Law (Heart-Wisdom) does not conflict with or run contrary to reason
(Head-Learning), rather it goes beyond.
KAWA encompasses the legislative practices encapsulated in words to ensure man's management of
him/herself/life-forms and all God-given resources never breaches Tikanga. These words integral to the
very soul of Maori pre-date in form and practice the coming of the pakeha and the written word.
UTU is the ONE LAW that held Maori society together, being the understanding that cause and effect are
ONE, not two, the effect (fruit) being the direct result of the cause (seed). We reap what we sow.