HE PITOPITO KŌRERO / THIS WEEK'S NEWS

Te Rūnanga-Ā-Iwi O Ngāpuhi Survey 2019

The survey has closed. Thank you to everyone that completed the Te Rūnanga-Ā-Iwi O Ngāpuhi Survey 2019. Ngā mihi ki a koutou katoa.


Successful Ngāpuhi Golfing Siblings

"Firstly we would like to say thank you for assisting our travels and other costs this year with Anahera and Kairangi's golf interests."

Anahera and Kairangi Koni


More room for mātauranga Māori in NCEA revamp

Ensuring equal status for Mātauranga Māori is another important dimension of the proposed changes to NCEA and fits well with the other proposals for bringing the qualifications up to speed for the 21st century.


Northland student and father Tamati Rakena is set to further his passion for Mātauranga Māori after winning a $24,000 scholarship to study towards a Master of Education degree at the University of Auckland.


Māori youth from Kura Kaupapa Māori and Wharekura have gathered at the Rapuara - Careers Expo in Christchurch.


Māori deaf community hoping to connect more with their marae, tikanga

Māori with hearing loss would like to connect more with their marae and tikanga Māori, they also want to be included in Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori celebrations.


Commemorations of Captain Cook's arrival in New Zealand are an "opportunity" to acknowledge Māori suffering, Māori-Crown Relations Minister Kelvin Davis says.


Māori leaders in the fight for climate change say the government needs to let Māori determine climate change policy - not just be consulted.
 

HE HUINGA / EVENTS

Ngā Manu Kōrero o Te Taitokerau 2019

@5-7 June 2019 (Northland College, Kaikohe). This year's Ngā Manu Kōrero o Te Taitokerau is hosted by Northland College. The pōwhiri for schools is on Wednesday 5 June, 10.30am at Northland College's Gym. For the programme and all other information follow this link. If you have any enquiries contact Kristina Te Whata kristinat@northlandcollege.school.nz, ph 027 9474352, or Beaumyn Wihongi beaumynw@northlandcollege.school.nz  

 

TAKIWĀ

About Takiwā

Te Rūnanga-Ā-Iwi O Ngāpuhi is governed by a board of 9 trustees, elected triennially from nine Takiwā.

As outlined in the Rūnanga's Trust Deed, Takiwā means a representative group of Marae/Hapū and can also include individuals acting through their duly appointed Trustee.

Each Takiwā is governed by an executive committee, including but not limited to a chairperson, secretary and treasurer.  Takiwā also meet regularly. A list of current takiwā executive representatives are available here.

Takiwā Facebook pages

Ngā Ngaru o Hokianga 

Te Takiwā o Ngāpuhi ki Waitematā 

 

HE PĀNUI

Development Funding Opportunities

Te Rūnanga-Ā-Iwi O Ngāpuhi provide funding to assist and support Ngāpuhi marae and hapū communities achieve their development goals. The fund is delivered across three funding streams; the Hapū Development fund, Minor Capital Works fund and Major Marae Project Assistance fund. 


Marae Digital Connectivity

Marae Digital Connectivity is a multi-agency initiative to help more Marae connect to the internet. This opportunity is available for rural Marae in four regions, including Taitokerau. For more information visit the Te Puni Kōkiri website, email maraeconnectivity@mbie.govt.nz or call Jo Taite, Regional Partnerships, Te Puni Kōkiri 027 229 9431. 


Launch of the new Tiaki Wai Fund

Te Wai Māori Trust has launched the new Tiaki Wai Fund for 2019. This fund is targeted towards small-scale freshwater fisheries and freshwater fisheries habitat projects led by iwi and hapū. For more information please refer to their website.


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