HE PITOPITO KŌRERO / THIS WEEK'S NEWS

"Our class room focus for the year has been the Pacific, Rongoa and Wayfinding. Some of the highlights of our trip that linked closely with our curriculum included the Bishop Museum, the Polynesian Cultural Centre, Pearl Harbour and making whānau connections."


'Mahuru' a new Māori initiative to support offenders in Ngāpuhi

Mahuru is an initiative with a Māori approach to support young offenders in Northland that hopes to enhance their Māori identity within tribal boundaries of the Ngāpuhi people.


A Northland iwi organisation is campaigning for more Ngāpuhi caregivers to give young people in state care a better sense of identity.


Mobil Ngāpuhi Service Station: He Pānui

Julian Armstrong was last months promotion prize winner. Congratulations!  October's prize is an 8.5kg Daewoo Washing Machine. Good luck to everyone who enters. For every $40 worth of fuel/shop goods purchased, customers receive a free entry.


Super Rugby game coming to Kaikohe

A Super Rugby pre-season game is coming to Kaikohe for the first time after the Far North District Council agreed to cover potential losses up to $59,568. 


Pātaka Kai: Street pantries feed Whangārei community

Lexia Popata is behind the city's first Pātaka Kai - Pātaka Raurima - an outdoor open street pantry where people can take food they need, and donate what they can. 


Noeline Taurua wants to pick up where her father, Ngāpuhi kaumatua and activist Kingi Taurua left off.


The Government will soon make an announcement about research and development tax incentives that will benefit Northland.


The website is called Pepeha and provides a way for people to learn and display their Māori whakapapa or genealogy.


Recognising Māori intellectual property is essential for international trade

It has been 25 years since the commencement of the Wai 262 claim, and seven years since the Waitangi Tribunal's Ko Aotearoa Tēnei report.


Māori researcher to study how whakamā affects mental health

A Ngāti Porou woman has won a scholarship to research the area of Māori emotions, particularly whakamā (shame or embarrassment).

Five Māori models are set to showcase 'moko kauae' at Paris Fashion Week.


Kiwi film about Māori deaf identity, Tama, selected for prestigious indigenous film festival

Directed by Jared Flitcroft and Jack O'Donnell, the film explores the journey of a young Māori deaf boy trying to perform a haka silently and struggling to gain acceptance by his own family.

 

HE HUINGA / EVENTS

Waitangi Marae Māori Markets

@Sunday, 7 October, 7am-5pm (Waitangi Marae). The Waitangi Marae Māori Markets is an enterprise driven by the tribes of the Bay of Islands, and is in partnership with a cruise ship company for scheduled visits. If whānau are interested is having an arts and crafts trade (non kai) stall or would like further information contact Ngāti Kawa Taituha n.taituha@hotmail.com  


Tax Working Group Hui

@Tuesday, 23 October, 1-4pm (Te Rūnanga-Ā-Iwi O Ngāpuhi Conference Room, Kaikohe). The Tax Working Group is seeking public feedback on the Future of Tax Interim Report. For further information contact Hinerangi Raumati or the Tax Working Party Secretariat, secretariat@taxworkinggroup.govt.nz or phone Emily O'Connell on 021 195 5230.

 

TAKIWĀ ELECTIONS 

The 2018 elections for Taiāmai ki te Marangai, Te Takiwā o Ngāpuhi ki te Tonga o Tāmaki Makaurau and Ngāpuhi ki Waitematā have closed. The election results will be announced at the Rūnanga AGM

 

HE PĀNUI / IMPORTANT NOTICES 

The latest updated Ngāpuhi booklet, 3 October 2018

The latest updated booklet for the 3rd round of consultation with Ngāpuhi. Dates/times/venues and technical advisors contacts are included. 


The Ngāpuhi Evolved Mandate Model, 25 September 2018

A submission by Te Rūnanga-Ā-Iwi O Ngāpuhi to Hon Andrew Little, Minister of Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations.


Deloitte Award - Most Promising Māori Accountant

The award is to assist and encourage young (year 12 and 13) Māori students to study Accounting at school and continue this line of study within a relevant tertiary qualification; and to pursue a career in Accounting.


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