HE PITOPITO KŌRERO / THIS WEEK'S NEWS

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


Three Northland volleyballers take on the world

"It's not encouraged by many Māori families to get (into) volleyball. I don't know if it's true but it's more like rugby and netball are the popular sports in Māori families," says Terina Hauraki (Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Hine, Ngātwai) who was also named to the NZ Junior Under 19 side at only 15 years of age.


Iwi chairs keen on loan shark crackdown

The Iwi Chairs Forum has joined with budgeting services and other national organisations in calling for the Government to toughen its proposed loan shark law.


A total of 121 Māori and Moriori ancestral remains from Germany and the Netherlands have been welcomed home with a pōwhiri at Te Papa.


Northland health authorities have asked schools to consider sending children home for at least two weeks if they have not been vaccinated against measles.


Te reo, tikanga for tamariki across the ditch

Te Waikamihi Korohina-Ormsby is taking te reo and Māori performing arts into playcentres across Queensland, Australia in the hope of keeping Māori customs alive for tamariki living abroad.


A team of Māori designers and photographers have returned home to Aotearoa after spending two weeks networking in China.


Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says a spirit of kaitiakitanga needs to underpin New Zealand's approach to climate change.
 

HE HUINGA / EVENTS

Te Mātāwai: Taitokerau Information Hui

@Friday, 10 May 2019, 9.30am (Te Rūnanga-Ā-Iwi O Ngāpuhi, Kaikohe). Te Pae Motuhake mō Te Taitokerau and Te Mātāwai would like to invite you to an information hui regarding the Taitokerau Investment round that is currently open. The investment plan, how and where to register, how to complete an application and more will be discussed. 

 

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.

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. 


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.


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