HE PITOPITO KŌRERO / THIS WEEK'S NEWS

A long-term project to upgrade Hokianga Hospital in Rawene to meet government healthcare facility standards - and the community's aspirations for a high-quality, local hospital service - has been completed after a 25-year effort.


In the Bay of Islands, rich Aucklanders stay at their luxury holiday homes, while nearby people live in caravans and converted garages.


Hawaiian activist and Professor of Pacific Studies, Dr Emalani Case, arrived at Ihumātao this morning bearing support from the Hawai'ian campaign for the ongoing occupation movement in South Auckland.


Population increase sees more challenges for Northland

The Whangārei District Council has seen a 50 percent population increase in their provincial city over the last five years.


Māori waka carved in US in unique cultural exchange

A cultural exchange between a waka school at Awanui and a Native American tribe has led to the creation of a one-of-a-kind Māori canoe.


Calls for government to allow return of privately owned land to Māori

The government is being urged to revoke a law that prevents Māori from getting their confiscate land back if it has moved into private ownership.


Te reo and tikanga Māori are set to become part of the Australian curriculum for a newly-established Gold Coast-based college, Hawaiki College.


Tiny house court case a 'landmark' for future of owners in New Zealand

Tiny house owners are clashing with authorities over what they say are unfair and inconsistent regulations.

 

HE HUINGA / EVENTS

LETS TALK CASH: What's the future of cash?

@16 August 2019, 9.30am-12pm (Te Rūnanga-Ā-Iwi O Ngāpuhi, Kaikohe). This is an opportunity to meet with the Reserve Bank team and share your thoughts and suggestions directly into a policy process considering whether the Bank or Government should do anything to manage any impacts of declining cash use.


LETS TALK TRASH: Living Zero Waste

@16 August 2019, 4-6pm (Te Rūnanga-Ā-Iwi O Ngāpuhi, Kaikohe). Hear from Hannah and Liam, the Two No-Waste Nomads behind The Rubbish Trip, for an introduction to the practicalities and the kaupapa of waste reduction.


Te Wai Māori Freshwater Fisheries Conference

@3 & 4 September 2019 (Northland Events Centre, Whangārei). The third Te Wai Māori Freshwater Fisheries Conference will be held in Whangārei. The theme of this year is 'the vulnerability of our taonga freshwater species to a changing climate'.

 

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.

2019 Takiwā Elections

2019 Annual General Meeting and Election for Ngāpuhi Hokianga ki te Raki *AGM venue has changed to Motukiore Marae

2019 Annual General Meeting and Election for Ngāpuhi ki te Hauāuru *AGM venue has changed to Kohewhata Marae 

2019 Annual General Meeting and Election for Ngā Ngaru o Hokianga.

2019 Notice of Candidates for Ngā Ngaru o Hokianga

2019 Notice of Candidates for Ngāpuhi ki te Hauāuru

2019 Notice of Candidates for Ngāpuhi Hokianga ki te Raki and Trustee Candidates Statements

Trustee Voting form for Ngāpuhi ki te Hauāuru

Trustee Voting form for Ngāpuhi Hokianga ki te Raki 

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. 


Changes to Firearm Laws 2019

The new firearms laws came into effect on 12 April 2019. The poster includes information about the amnesty, the buy-back scheme and firearm modification.


Te Wai Māori: Tiaki Wai Fund 2019

Through the Tiaki Wai Fund, Te Wai Māori seeks to enable Māori to develop expertise to promote and advance Māori interests in freshwater through development, research and education.


Update your registration details so we can keep you informed of important information and events

Contact us on 0800 NGAPUHI (0800 6427844) or email registrations@ngapuhi.org