Sport Northland is proud to support the 2019 Te Taitokerau Māori Sports Awards. Te Rūnanga-Ā-Iwi O Ngāpuhi, who have been passed the mantle of hosting the auspicious event in Waitangi on Friday 4 October, encourages you, your friends and whānau to nominate deserving members/groups within the community. Preparations are underway to celebrate our sports people's achievements like the TOA they are!

Whirinaki kura reo a roaring success

A small south Hokianga community played host to its very first kura reo in June. Moria Marae was inundated with students eager to learn at Te Kura Reo ki Whirinaki.

Māori housing options explored

A Māori housing advocate says the axing of a specific Māori housing agency has had devastating consequences for generations of whānau.

New hapū-owned museum to open in the Hokianga

Motuti is a tiny isolated settlement in the Hokianga. But soon it'll have its very own museum and the people behind the project say it'll be the first museum owned and operated by a hapū.

Ten walking tracks in the Bay of Islands will be permanently closed this week to prevent the spread of kauri dieback disease.

"My generation have missed out on so much, and I think that's probably indicative of why so many of my generation have made the choice to put our children into kohanga reo and kura kaupapa, so they don't miss out on that kind of knowledge...and knowing who they are."

Suicide rate among Māori men rises to highest in decade

The suicide rate among Māori men rose to almost 32 per 100,000 in 2016 - more than double the non-Māori male rate.

More art for Whangārei buildings thanks to artists and donor

Te Oranga Street Art Project consists of three pieces of work which are in various stages of being completed.

Rangatahi encouraged to learn Māori astronomy

A Māori guide at a new astronomy centre is providing a refreshing twist to the stories of the sky told from a Māori and scientific point of view.

Marae around Aotearoa get $12 million Government funding boost for their work during emergencies

The Government is putting $12 million over four years into upgrading marae buildings and supplying emergency kits so marae can continue helping out during emergencies.



VALUING VOICES Reo Rangatira: Video & Photography Exhibition

@29 June-13 July 2019 (Te Pū o te Wheke Art Gallery, 81 Broadway, Kaikohe). The exhibition features works by Awhina Herewini Hona, Tuira Sofa, Ngawaiata Hauraki, Kaeo Elder, Kalia Trebilco-Leaf, Brooke Howard, Te Reremoana Sofa, Dante Kelleher, Erana Andrews-Davies, Annay Kara and Ngāpuhi Iwi Social Services Rangatahi.

Crown Māori Relations Hui - Hon Minister Kelvin Davis

@Friday, 12 July 2019 (Tauwhara Marae). The Kaikōrero Schedule is from 11.45am to 1pm. The Taurangi Kohanga Reo blessing is at 1-2pm.

Hui with Minister Little

@20 July 2019, 1pm-3.30pm (Waitaha Room, Copthorne Hotel, Waitangi). The Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations invites Ngāpuhi to meet with him on 20 July. The Minister wishes to hear from Ngāpuhi about any progress made on moving together into negotiations.

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'.



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

2019 Annual General Meeting and Election for Ngāpuhi ki te Hauāuru

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

2019 Notice of Candidates for Ngā Ngaru o Hokianga

Takiwā Facebook pages

Ngā Ngaru o Hokianga 

Te Takiwā o Ngāpuhi ki Waitematā 



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.

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