HE PITOPITO KŌRERO / THIS WEEK'S NEWS

Ngāpuhi artists show their range

Emerging artists and experienced exhibitors will share the walls at Toi Ngāpuhi, an exhibition in Whangārei as part of this month's Ngāpuhi Festival.


Mobil Ngāpuhi Service Station: January 2018

Congratulations Graham Campbell for winning the December 2017 draw for the Outdoor Furniture set! Spend $40 at the Mobil Ngāpuhi Service Station in January to enter the draw for a Shimano Rod and Reel plus a 105 litre Chilly Bin. 

Site Manager Carl Lucas and Graham Campbell


Kaikohe student dreams of inspiring future

The dreams of studying in the United States and working in a San Francisco design firm are two of many for Kaikohe student Carym Wharerau.


World champion Black Ferns hold strong hand in Halberg Awards finalists

After cleaning up at the New Zealand Rugby Awards, the world champion Black Ferns are represented in three finals in next month's Halberg Awards.


Volunteers are the heart and soul of any sport, and Sid Tatana (Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Kuri) has been recognised as a major part of the foundations that hold up rugby in Wairarapa.


Joe Te Wharau has always loved art, and now he's blending the old with the new, using cutting edge digital technologies to create his traditional designs.


A historian of Māori culture and of Catholicism, the passing of Pā Henare Tate was mourned thoughout the north and across the country. Māori Television pays tribute to Pā Henare.


Ngāti Porou man walks 2000km for protection of NZ waterways

A Ngāti Porou man has walked more than 2000km from the top of New Zealand to the bottom to rally the public regarding the deteriorating state of the country's waterways.


Kauri dieback: National treasure on the brink of extinction

A new report shows the spread of kauri dieback is largely the fault of humans - all those who profess affinity with our native bush and go for  tramps in the Waitākere Ranges, but refuse to clean their boots and transfer the disease to even more stands of trees.


A group of Auckland youngsters are learning skills that could make them our new wave of crime fighters - but not the ones you'd find on the street.


Christchurch entrepreneur accelerates with Kōkiri

He could be a psychologist, businessman or environmentalist but wherever he ends up, Logan Williams, 22, will soon be making his mark on New Zealand's scene.


Taranaki woman Emily Bailey believes climate change is a Treaty of Waitangi issue. The environmentalist thinks the issue presents a direct threat to Māori and is she's not the only one.

 

HE HUINGA / EVENTS

Northland College Leadership Wānanga 2018

@Thursday 25- Friday 26 January 2018. Northland College formally welcomes your son/daughter to be involved in their two-day Leadership Wānanga on Thursday 25 January - Friday 26 January 2018. Please RSVP. For more details contact Kristina Te Whata [email protected] or phone 027 9474352.


Ngāpuhi Festival 2018

@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.


Kaikohekohe NZ Māori Land Wars 2nd Anniversary

@Saturday, 10 March 2018 (Maihi Park, Kaikohe), Pōwhiri 9am. Sport Activities, Bouncy Castle, Kapa Haka and more. For enquiries contact Willie Maihi 0210334507 or 09 405 2428, email [email protected]

 

HE PĀNUI / IMPORTANT NOTICES

Governance and Operations Report to Takiwā: December 2017 to January 2018

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


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]