HE PITOPITO KŌRERO / THIS WEEK'S NEWS

"Our whānau  are always grateful for the funds that help our kotiro get overseas, to do what she loves (dance) and represent our country, our people, our iwi, whānau and hapū."


Dying Russell native forest needs kiss of life

Russell State Forest is on the brink of collapse and millions of dollars are needed to save it, a leading Northland conservationist says.


Jason Wynyard defends World Wood Chopping Championship title 

Ngāpuhi woodchopper, Jason Wynyard has defended another one of his many world championship titles.


Housing frenzy hitting Whangārei rents for Māori

Whānau Māori in Whangārei are being priced out of housing by Aucklanders wanting to get on the property ownership ladder.


Powerful performances seen at Te Mana Kuratahi

The challenge has been laid at the Te Mana Kuratahi, the National Primary Schools Kapa Haka Competition.


The second day of the National Conference of the Māori Caucus of Community Law was held on Tuesday at Hoani Waititi Marae in Auckland.


Integrating te Ao Māori into the workforce

Technology Innovator Kiwa Digital is gaining momentum in its mission to integrate te Ao Māori into workforces in Aotearoa.


A leading critic of the Trans Pacific Partnership says the new Government should hold open hearings so the public can understand the implications of the multi-country agreement.


A $2 million grant will set up a trades training academy in Kaitaia to give local youth the skills to get them employment.


Marae counts smokefree Christmas bonus

Lower Hutt's Kokiri Marae Keriana Olsen Trust says if they quit smoking now, whānau could have almost $1000 extra to spend on Christmas.


Jobs focus for regional role

Pointing rangatahi to the sort of jobs that may emerge in the future is the role of the Bay of Plenty's first Kaihautu Ohanga Māori or Māori economic development navigator.


Māori culture taught in elementary school in Vancouver

It's a school on the other side of the world, but Māori language and culture can be heard within its walls. 

 

HE HUINGA / EVENTS

Rangatira Mō Apōpō - Trip to China

@18 November 2017, 6pm (Kaikohe Memorial Hall). Kaikohe Christian School is hosting a fundraising evening - dinner and show - for a school trip to China. For ticket details and more information phone Rhonda Zielinski 0278014489 or Michelle Tito Brown 021 08520360.


Tūhonohono i ngā Taonga a Iwi

@23-24 November 2017 (Te Ahu, Kaitaia). Tūhonohono is a forum for iwi to come together to share kaupapa of kaitiakitanga, focusing on the care of taonga.


Mana Whakahono-Ā-Rohe Workshop (Resource Management Act 1991 amendments)

@5 December 2017, 10am-12.30pm (Te Rūnanga-Ā-Iwi O Ngāpuhi, Kaikohe). The Pou Taiao Iwi Advisors Group is working in partnership with the Ministry for the Environment to support whānau, hapū, iwi and councils with their understanding of Mana Whakahono-ā-Rohe through workshops and written guidance. 


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. 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

2018 Ngāpuhi Education Scholarships are open

Te Rūnanga-Ā-Iwi O Ngāpuhi Education Scholarships were established in 2003, to help contribute towards Ngāpuhi students realising their potential and fulfilling their dreams for academic success.


Māori Education Trust 2018 Scholarship Round is Open

The Māori Education Trust 2018 Scholarship Programme is now open and offers scholarships to Māori secondary school and tertiary students who meet the respective scholarship's criteria.


Governance and Operations Report to Takiwā: November 2017

The Rūnanga Chair and CEO are pleased to provide Ngāpuhi with a summary report of progress and performance for the Rūnanga. This is the sixth combined report mō te iwi o Ngāpuhi.


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