Ngāpuhi tamariki in care nearly double any other iwi

Chairman of Te Rūnanga-Ā-Iwi O Ngāpuhi, Rāniera Tau acknowledges that there is much work to be done if we are to collectively improve social outcomes for our people and reduce these terrible statistics.

Fulbright scholar Dr Marise Kerehi Stuart looks to Māori traditions

"I want to demonstrate how we can use traditional kaupapa Māori practices, such as wairuatanga, karakia, rongoa, for whānau ora, and ensure that this is available to whānau when they need it."

Māori Battalion Museum on track for February 5 opening

A new museum being built at Waitangi will raise awareness of Māori commitment to New Zealand in times of war, the Treaty Grounds boss says.

Te reo expert defends Kerikeri airport sign

A former Māori language commissioner is defending a te reo baggage claim sign which has been bringing mirth to users of the newly opened Kerikeri airport terminal.

A $150,000 Auckland Council grant has moved Papakura Marae's kaumātua plans a step closer to completion.

Māori recidivisim: Whānau to take greater role in government initiative

A $98 million plan to tackle high rates of Māori recidivism will involve whānau in rehabilitation strategies, not just prisoner themselves.

More than 800 Māori place names officially recognised

The New Zealand Geographic Board Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa has made 824 Māori place names official, including macrons to about 300 of them.

Options are sought as Pharmac fails Māori

The New Zealand Māori Council is looking at what it would take to negotiate better deals for drugs if Pharmac isn't willing to do the job.

Four wāhine Māori artists are on their way to Paris to talk about ancient Māori sewing technique and the way they have gone about reviving it.

A candidate for Gisborne's mayoralty says getting Māori out to vote is critical for her campaign.


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 ki te Hauāuru

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

2019 Notice of Candidates for Ngā Ngaru o Hokianga

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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. 

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.

Applications for the NISS Youth Mentor and Attendance Advisor positions close Monday 8 July 2019.

The purpose of the Ministry of Education's Taitokerau Toikuranui Investment Fund is to support initiatives that contribute to strengthening educationally powerful connections for Māori learners and enabling Māori learners to participate, engage and achieve as Māori in and through the education system. The fund closes on Monday 1 July, 5pm. Please send all applications to enquiries.whangarei@education.govt.nz

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