HE PITOPITO KŌRERO / THIS WEEK'S NEWS

Ngāpuhi factions meet with Treaty of Waitangi Minister

Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations Minister Andrew Little says he's keen to get the Ngāpuhi settlement negotiations underway but it has to be on the right terms.


Hapū challenges Whangārei harbour dig

Northland hapū Patuharakeke is trying to stop Refining NZ from securing consent to dredge 3.7 million cubic metres of sediment from the entrance of Whangārei Harbour.


From small town Otangarei a local teacher could be teaching te reo to a group of Māori students across the ditch..


Marcus Poa was raised by "foodies" so it's natural he has a passion for kai.


Ezekiel Raul joins forces with Mike King to spread hope

Mike King has hit the road to travel the length and breath of the country to raise awareness about suicide and mental health, but beyond the profile of the popular comedian is a young Māori man who is being groomed to carry on this mission long after the 'I Am Hope' hīkoi has finished.


Planning needed for wānanga to embrace e-learning wave

There's a call for stronger planning to ensure the successful implementation of e-learning at wānanga.


Free healthcare for Ngāti Whātua Orākei

A strained healthcare system and over-representation of Māori in statistics has prompted Auckland based iwi, Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei, to partner with nib New Zealand to offer free healthcare to uri.


Māori leader welcomed to Whangārei District Council

Aperahama Edwards (Ngāti Wai) has been formally welcomed as the new Māori Relationship Manager at the Whangārei District Council.


Anxiety hampers Māori land use

A University of Auckland researcher says whānau Māori need to face up to their fears if they want to get the best from their whenua.


Fonterra "opens the gate" to its Māori farm owners

Dairy giant Fonterra called its first-ever meeting with Māori farm owners in Auckland last Friday to inform a new Māori strategy. 


Pathway to future-proof housing

New research conducted by Ko ngā wā kāinga hei whakamāhorahora - Building Better Homes, Towns and Cities (BBHTC) National Science Challenge - has uncovered traditional approaches to housing that stand up to climate change and strengthen communities.

 

@9-11 March 2018 (Waitangi and Kororāreka). Te Pūtake o te Riri will restore the memory and dignity to all who fought and fell in the wars and peaceful resistance campaigns over the period 1843 to 1916.


Kaikohekohe NZ Māori Land Wars 2nd Historic Anniversary

@Saturday, 10 March 2018 (Venue Update: Northland College, Kaikohe), Pōwhiri 9am. The organisers welcome you to this alcohol, drug and smoke free event to join and support the kaupapa. There will be sport activities, a bouncy castle, kapa haka and more. For enquiries contact Willie Maihi 0210334507 or 09 405 2428, email willi.debbie@slingshot.co.nz


Tautoro: He reo karanga tēnei 

@Saturday, 17 March 2018 (6288A Mangakahia Rd, Tautoro), 10am. The hui has been called to unite the whānau and hapū of Tautoro to enable them to hold onto their taonga tuku iho in relation to their puna wai ora and other taonga. For enquiries contact Wīpari Henwood 027 2269540 or 09 4340011.


Wayfinding Leadship Workshops

@Tuesday, 27 March (Kaikohe), Wednesday, 28 March (Hokianga) & Thursday, 29 March 2018 (Whangārei) . A leadership development workshop in four locations by Te Puni Kōkiri. RSVP by 21 March 2018 for the workshop to Shannon Edmonds Tito edmos@tpk.govt.nz or ph 09 430 3731, 027 4034002.


Te Rau Matatini: He Pānui

@Tuesday, 27 March 2018 (Kaikohe Memorial Hall). Te Rau Matatini will be increasing an effort into Māori communities in the fight to reduce suicide by enhancing awareness, strategies & solutions into whānau homes. They are looking for Champions willing to be active in their own communities, to facilitate kōrero (supported by Te Rau Matatini whānau kit, support and training) into whānau homes about the 'wero' of suicide, and what we can do as whānau to fight this ngāngara. Te Rau Matatini are providing an orientation and training in Kaikohe for people keen on this kaupapa. For more information contact Terri Cassidey 022 0434983 or email terri.cassidy@teraumatatini.com


Ngāpuhi Hui-Ā-Iwi 2018

@April 15, 22 & 29. Te Rūnanga-Ā-Iwi O Ngāpuhi warmly invites you to hear highlights from the past 12 months, and share your kōrero and whakaaro on the direction of your Rūnanga. Kai and tamariki acitivities will be provided, so be sure to let all your whānau know.


Te Hiku Rangatahi Noho Taiao

@28-30 June 2018 (Pōtahi Marae, Te Kao) The marae based noho is aimed at Te Hiku Iwi young people aged 13-18 who have an interest in the sciences, environmental education/sustainability action and are considering any of these as a possible future career pathway option.

 

HE PĀNUI / IMPORTANT NOTICES 

Apply now for a Ngāpuhi Tertiary Education Scholarship

Applicaitions for Ngāpuhi Education Scholarships close 5pm on Friday 31 March. Get your application in before the closing date.


Ngāpuhi Festival Feedback Survey

Did you attend Festival? We'd appreciate your feedback about what you enjoyed and what we could improve on next time. Ngā mihi.


Pou Taiao Regional Engagement Hui 2018

The Iwi Leaders group welcomes whānau to attend an engagement hui in your rohe which will provide an update of the work done by Pou Taiao.


Sanford Internal Vacancies (4)

Information about the services available through Kaikohe and other FNDC libraries.


2018 Omapere Taraire E & Rangihamama X3A Ahu Whenua Trust Scholarships

The 2018 Scholarship applications are open and close on 31 March 2018. All shareholders and beneficiaries of the Trust are invited to apply online. For further information please contact the Trust office on 09 405 3551 or email o.rtrustees@xtra.co.nz


Website Survey

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