HE PITOPITO KŌRERO / THIS WEEK'S NEWS

At just nine years old, Honekai Kihau would sit outside his home in Moerewa, with a sign to say he was donating his toys and his family's spare items.

Northern Māori have come up trumps post-election with a record nine members from Northland iwi.


Online collaboration of Māori entrepreneurs in Northland

An online collaboration of Māori entrepreneurs in Northland is being actively built to advance Māori economic development. 


Māori boy secures soccer opportunity of a lifetime

Mahaki Rakena has secured an opportunity most soccer players could only dream about.


A change in immunisation policy more than a decade ago is causing turmoil now with mumps sweeping Auckland.


Iwi chairs want Independent Māori Land Services in the regions

Iwi chairs are calling for Independent Māori Land Services in the regions to increase productivity on Māori Freehold lands. It follows the completion of case studeis in five regions to gauge the potential for Māori land use.


Tertiary enrolments have reached the lowest point in more than a decade. The national student union body says that's because financial support is failling to meet the rising costs of being a student.


Scholarships offered to boost Māori in IT

A lack of diversity in information technology is behind a move to encourage more Māori to step into the industry. The IT school, Enspiral Dev Academy is offering 42 web development scholarships for Māori students to increase the number of Māori working in IT. 


Native Americans here to get language revitalisation tips

A group of indigenous Americans are here in New Zealand to learn about Māori language revitalisation


Te Arawa Cultural Values Framework being put to good use

Articulating the collective values of iwi and hapū, then finding a way to apply those managing and restoring the lakes is a big ask - but Elva Conroy says the results are starting to speak for themselves.

 

HE HUINGA / EVENTS

Social Enterprise Start Up Sessions

@17 October, 21 November, 19 December 2017, 9.30am-12.30pm (68 Broadway, Kaikohe). Want to start a business? A social enterprise? Northland Inc have an expert to help you with your ideas, trouble shooting, problem solving and all things business.


Hokianga Film Festival 2017

@October 20 to 23 2017 (Rawene, Hokianga). Enjoy the warm hospitality of the people of Hokianga and be inspired by this unique film festival in the historic township of Rawene. Great films, Q&A, Film Workshops, Waiata, Kai and more... Contact Jessie Mcveagh for more details on 0210667262.


AGM - Te Rūnanga-Ā-Iwi O Ngāpuhi

@Saturday, 28 October 2017, 9.30am Whakatau, 10am Start (Papakura Marae, South Auckland). We warmly invite you to the Annual General Meeting for Te Rūnanga-Ā-Iwi O Ngāpuhi. This year's hui is hosted by Papakura Marae (Auckland). Limited transport is available, all enquiries to Heidi Holden on [email protected] or 022 657 7598.We look forward to seeing you there.


Ngāpuhi Festival 2018 is coming to Whangārei!

@Saturday, 27 January 2018. Tell all your friends and whānau to join us at Toll Stadium in Whangārei. To celebrate the festival's theme of 'ko au te wai, ko te wai ko au / I am the water and the water is me', make sure to bring your togs and towel to ride the giant waterslide! They'll be over 100 food, craft and information stalls, FREE rides for tamariki, and a new youth zone with heaps of fun and interactive games and activities. We're excited that the award winning RnB and soul singer AARADHNA will be performing many of her old and new favourites. Everyone's favourite roots reggae band PAUA will also be joining us in Whangārei, and the sweet melodies and humour of the MODERN MĀORI QUARTET will keep us entertained well into the evening. Further announcements of awesome entertainment will be released over the coming weeks and months. NZ's premier Iwi Arts Exhibition, Toi Ngāpuhi will be back, showcasing Ngāpuhi and Māori arts and artisits. Entry to this world, class exhibition is FREE. We'll also be live video-streaming to the world and onto  the giant LCD screen at festival. You might see yourself on TV! Check out ngapuhifestival.com and facebook.com/ngapuhifestival for more information.

 

HE PĀNUI / IMPORTANT NOTICES

2017 Annual Report and AGM

Te Rūnanga-Ā-Iwi O Ngāpuhi is pleased to present their 2017 Annual Report for the period ending 30 June 2017. The report outlines the performance, achievements and highlights of the past year, and we welcome you to the Annual General Meeting at Papakura Marae (Auckland), on Saturday 28 October 2017 where key elements of the report will be presented. Nau mai, haere mai. http://www.ngapuhi.iwi/annual-reports.aspx


Website Survey

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]