HE PITOPITO KŌRERO / THIS WEEK'S NEWS

Trans-Tasman Cup for young Ngāpuhi siblings

"Thank you to the Rūnanga for your contribution to Kai and Anahera's ongoing competitive golf-playing development."


A whole new start for Kaikohe

A $14 million rebuild of Northland College is more than just a new building - it's a whole new start for the students and for Kaikohe.


Whispering Trails makes big noise in Top Energy business award

Hokianga-based eco-tourism business Whispering Trails has won a major regional business award which it says will allow it to take its operation to the next step.


Final checks being made ahead of the Hundertwasser Museum and Wairau Māori Art Centre build will include a liaison process.


Building papakainga on whānau land is becoming an attractive option

Papakāinga on whānau land is becoming a more attractive option in the current housing crisis. Over 25 whānau registered to attend a wānanga last weekend at a papakāinga development for ten homes currently under construction.


Community trusts in Northland have told the Minister for the Community and Voluntary Sector one of the challenges they face is collaboration with each other.


Far North brigades need assistance

"We want our communities to remain safe, but we need help to achieve this. The solution is simple - we need more volunteers."


The south Auckland marae that opened its doors to the homeless last year is about to do so again.


Cawthron Foundation and Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga (NPM) have launched a new scholarship for Māori undergraduate students wanting to pursue a career in science. 


Today the Government announced and extra $8mil to help youth access their official documentation under their passport to life policy. Youth worker Aroha Mane says that many youth don't live with their actual parents so do not have proper documentation.


Applications are now being accepted to a fund set up to support commemoration events for Ngā Rā Maumahara - New Zealand Wars, says Māori Development Minister Te Ururoa Flavell.

 

HE HUINGA / EVENTS

@Monday, 3 July - Wednesday, 19 July 2017, 6pm (from Kawakawa to Karikari). The community financed assets of the Northern Rural Fire Authority will be transferred to Fire and Emergency NZ according to the conditions set up by the community. Public meetings will be held to decide this. Everyone is welcome. Contact Mike Edmonds 0275329920 for more information.


Hokianga Accord Pānui

@Thursday, 20 July - Friday, 21 July 2017, 9.45am assemble at the waharoa/gateway (Kohewhata Marae). This is the Hokianga Accord's 17th overnight hui. They welcome and value your presence and input. To confirm your attendance please RSVP with Shelley Naera 0275872466 [email protected], Scott Macindoe 021622463 [email protected] or Trish Rea 0274175121 [email protected] Mauri ora.

 

HE PĀNUI / IMPORTANT NOTICES

Takiwā Elections 2017

Te Rōpū Takiwā o MangakahiaTe Rūnanga o Taumarere ki Rakaumangamanga and Te Takiwā o Ngāpuhi ki Whangarei are the three Takiwā up for election this year. 


2017 General Election

Make sure you and your whānau are enrolled and ready to vote in this year's General Election on Saturday 23 September. Find out how at www.elections.org.nz


We're looking to make improvements to our website - ngapuhi.iwi.nz - and would like to hear from your about how we can make the site better. The survey will only take a few minutes. Follow the link below to tell us your feedback and awesome ideas. Thanks!


Contact us on 0800 NGAPUHI (0800 6427844) or email [email protected]