HE PITOPITO KŌRERO / THIS WEEK'S NEWS

Restoration of Lake Omapere in Northland gets $250,000

The restoration of Lake Omapere has been boosted with a $250,000 grant from the Ministry for the Environment's Te Mana o te Wai Fund.


Measles on the rise with three new cases

There are now nine confirmed cases of measles in Northland, three more than at the end of last week.


Thousands call for more affordable dental care in petition delivered to Parliament

A petition from more than 10,000 people calling for more affordable dental care was delivered to Parliament on Tuesday.


Working nightshift to avoid the high cost of childcare

Roimata works nightshifts so the family doen't have to pay for before and after-school care.


There have been heavy hearts since the passing of Hek Busby last month. The contributions of Sir Hekenukumai, especially in waka building and navigation, have been unsurpassed over the last 40 years.


A Family Court judge has declined a bid by children's agency Oranga Tamariki to force changes to Newsroom video story about its attempt to take a newborn baby from its teenage mother.


A petition to change the name of Oranga Tamariki has been gaining traction online as Māori lawyers, midwives, and social workers call on the government to stop taking Māori children.


It was a discussion at Parihaka about discrimination against Māori that inspired a Dutchman-turned-Kiwi to have Anne Frank's Diary of a Young Girl translated into te reo.
 

HE HUINGA / EVENTS

Kauri Protection Information Evening 

@Thursday 13 June 2019, 7-9pm (Okaihau Hall, 9 Settlers Way). Come find out about Kauri Dieback and how you can protect Kauri. Dr Ian Horner and specialists from DOC, MPI and NRC will be at the information evening to answer your pātai about Kauri Dieback and the health of Puketi and Omahuta forests.

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.

2019 Takiwā Elections

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

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. 


Waitangi Treaty Grounds: Matariki Festival Programme

Waitangi Treaty Grounds are running the art of whakairo and other workshops as part of their Matariki Festival programme. 


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.


The Board of Trustees seeks an experienced educational leader with strong management and leadership capabilities. Applications close 3pm, Monday 1 July 2019.


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