Te Rūnanga-Ā-Iwi O Ngāpuhi Survey 2019

The Rūnanga is embarking on an exciting journey to implement the 'NEXT FIVE YEAR' Strategy (2019-2023). We invite you to share your thoughts and aspirations heading towards 2023 by completing our 2019 survey. Here is the link https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SVV6JVV

Kelvin Davis announces Te Taitokerau will be the first region to run a kaupapa which will grow Māori leaders

Te Taitokerau will be the first region to run a kaupapa which will grow Māori leaders by challenging mainstream ideas of education and reclaiming traditional Māori knowledge.

Briar Grace-Smith appointed to Arts Council of New Zealand

Award winning writer Briar Grace-Smith (Ngāti Hau hapū of Ngāpuhi), is appointed to the Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa (Creative NZ), Associate Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage Hon Carmel Sepuloni announced last week.

The Ngāpuhi and Te Rarawa descendant received a scholarship worth $55,000 to study at the University of Hawai'i and says a highlight of her trip was learning from the experts.

The Northland District Health Board has admitted and oversight in not promptly contacting a Ngāwha pool where an 11-year-old with measles visited over Easter.

Census delay: Māori leader says official data crucial

Māori rely on official data for a raft of services and the delay in releasing the census information risks many things falling by the wayside, an iwi leader says.

The synergy of mātauranga Māori, Western science and storytelling through art was front and centre at a recent wānanga in Northland.

Housing New Zealand's been accused of leaving older state houses to rot in Whangārei - while it plans to build new ones.


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.

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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. 

Marae Digital Connectivity

Marae Digital Connectivity is a multi-agency initiative to help more Marae connect to the internet. This opportunity is available for rural Marae in four regions, including Taitokerau. For more information visit the Te Puni Kōkiri website, email maraeconnectivity@mbie.govt.nz or call Jo Taite, Regional Partnerships, Te Puni Kōkiri 027 229 9431. 

Launch of the new Tiaki Wai Fund

Te Wai Māori Trust has launched the new Tiaki Wai Fund for 2019. This fund is targeted towards small-scale freshwater fisheries and freshwater fisheries habitat projects led by iwi and hapū. For more information please refer to their website.

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