HE PITOPITO KŌRERO / THIS WEEK'S NEWS

Ngāpuhi Bachelor of Dental Surgery student appreciates scholarship support

Kia ora. I wish to express my gratitude to the iwi for gifting me the education scholarship this year. I'm really appreciative for the funding that I have received. It has been a massive help. I am grateful for my heritage and to the Rūnanga for setting up these opportunities for us. I really couldn't get through university without your support. Ngā mihi, Jivarne Joseph


Mobil Ngāpuhi Service Station: He Pānui

"Good customer service skills helped the Mobil Ngāpuhi Service Station win the award for the Highest Registered Smiles Volume in 2017," said Store Manager, Katrina Wharerau. Last month, at the Mobil conference in Auckland, the Ngāpuhi Service Station was recognised for its performance and achievements for 2017. "We encourage all our customers to join the Mobil smile driver rewards programme and last year we had the most registrations throughout New Zealand."

Mobil Ngāpuhi Service Station also has monthly promotions. For every $40 worth of fuel/shop goods purchased customers receive a free entry for the promotion. Last month Bernie McGinty of Waimate North won the 43 inch 4K TV. Congratulations Bernie! The June promotion prize is $500 worth of Ngāpuhi kakahū.


Northland schools go head-to-head in Ngā Manu Kōrero comp

Students from schools in Te Taitokerau are set to go head to head at Ngā Manu Kōrero regionals this week at Opononi Area School.


Ngāti Rehia partners for forest growth

The new forestry agency Te Uru Rakau will work with Ngāti Rehia to establish a commercial forest on about 150 hectares of iwi land near Kerikeri.


Government announces further housing for whānau

The government has announced a new housing initiative in Northland, and the trial of an "innovative" rent-to-own scheme for the whānau.


New schools and marae language partnership

A Northland area school principal is proposing a collaborative approach to language revitalisation which would see Northland secondary schools work in tandem with marae.


Vision for Māori Touch creates healthy code

Carol Ngawati and her late husband Gerard founded Māori Touch 20 years ago because they wanted an alternative to the amount of alcohol sponsorship around the new code.

Okaihau College's Brent Strathdee-Pehi was one of the 11 teachers who travelled to Indonesia in October 2017, as part of the Foundation's Indonesia Cultural Connections trip.


Māramataka Māori and conservation of the environment

Heeni Hoterene shares kōrero about the Māori moon calendar and how it can be used by whānau to conserve the environment.


Parihaka festival kicks off Puanga celebrations in South Taranaki

Puanga is the bright star (also known as Rigel) that rises in June, and in Taranaki can be seen in Orion's belt in the night sky.


Finance Minister Grant Robinson says the Māori economy could be worth more than $50bil.


Fush te reo class hit with Christchurch locals

It all started when a Christchurch fish and chip owner decided to create a bilingual menu to promote and normalise te reo Māori.

 

@14 May (Kaitaia) and 15 May 2018 (Whangārei)The focus of the Suicide to Hope workshop is the recovery and growth for persons previously at risk of and currently safe from suicide. The Safe Talk workshop is a four hour alertness training session.

 

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