HE PITOPITO KŌRERO / THIS WEEK'S NEWS

The group of year 5 & 6 students from Ohaeawai School acknowledge the Rūnanga's support for their once in a lifetime ski trip.


Tūhoronuku - Open Letter to Ngāpuhi, Hone Sadler 

Tena koutou katoa. This open letter is part of an information sharing process to ensure that all Ngāpuhi are informed as to the current status of the Treaty settlement process and Tūhoronuku.


Young Northland orator Paora Allen says Ngā Manu Kōrero gives young people a voice

Paora Allen says it was "pretty special" to stand on stage and represent Te Tai Tokerau at an event he says gives young people a voice.


On Demand Videos - Ngā Manu Kōrero 2016 Nationals

Recap highlights from the 2016 Nga Manu Korero National Secondary School Speech Competition.


It's been 17 years since Northland last hosted the Ngā Manu Kōrero National Secondary School Speech Competition.  On Tuesday Whangarei welcomed schools from across the country for this meeting of national significance.


Language quality continues to rise - Manu Kōrero Judge

Young orators took the stage on Wednesday at the Manu Kōrero National Secondary School Speech contest in Whangarei, one of the most renowned events for young Māori orators.


New venue for Waitangi welcome mooted

Formal welcomes for next year's Treaty of Waitangi commemorations could be held on the Waitangi Treaty Grounds, rather than leaving it to Te Tii Marae across the river


Ministerial humility needed for Ngāpuhi solution

Northland MP Winston Peters says negotiations with Ngāpuhi are in crisis because the Minister for Treaty Negotiations doesn't understand the northern tribe.


Mana, power, prestige and millions await Ngāpuhi negotiators

Analysis - A glimmer of light shone down the long Ngāpuhi settlement tunnel last year - but now the country's largest iwi is back in the dark, asking what went wrong.


Standing strong for mokopuna

Two health and social agencies in Wairarapa last week gathered speakers form around New Zealand and beyond to talk about their aims for the new service that will replace Child Youth and Family.


The Waitangi Tribunal says it has a final filing date of 23 September 2016 for the filing of new claims and amended claims seeking to participate in Wai 2500 - Military Veterans Kaupapa Inquiry.


An initiative to take te reo Māori out of the classroom and into the wider world comes with a caffeine fix in New Plymouth.


Taranaki hapū oppose council land sell off

The land, Pekapeka land block is 600 acres and hap want it back but Council want to turn from leasehold into freehold. Land sales that would not see a single cent go to Māori. It's a land dispute that sparked the NZ Land Wars back in the 1860s when the Crown confiscated the land and later gifted it to local authorities where it has been leased.

One of New Zealand's top legal minds says New Zealand's legal system isn't so much racist as it is classist.

 

HE HUINGA / EVENTS

2016 Northland Local Body Elections

Key dates for candidates and voters.


Proposed Māori Land Service Wānanga

Wānanga will be held from the 19th September, at a range of venues across the country. Follow this link for more information, dates/times and venues.


Social Workers in Schools Tūpuna Matauranga Art Exhibition

@Thursday 29 - Friday 30 September 2016, 9am - 2pm in Kaikohe.  The show features art work from Hokianga South-Bay of Islands students.  The theme this year is Māori legends.

@Saturday 8 October 2016, 10am-4pm, Kaikohe Memorial Hall. The 'Lighting the Way' Natural Health Expo has something for everyone with up to 30 natural health professionals, from artists and a kids corner to romiromi.  Contact Bernie Brophy 09 4053457, 0272440379 or email berniesoulwithin@gmail.com for more information.  There is a gold coin entry fee.


Hope for the Homeless

@Saturday 15 October, 5pm to Sunday 16 October, 8am. Tai Tokerau Emergency Housing Charitable Trust invites you to experience one night of homelessness. Join them as they sleep-out on the Canopy Bridge at Whangarei's Town Basin.  For registration, sponsorship and donation information contact Ange Tepania on 09 430 8098, 0274083298 or email ange@emergencyhousing.org.nz


Te Rūnanga-Ā-Iwi O Ngāpuhi AGM 2016

@Saturday 29 October, Pukerata Marae, Mangatawa Road, Otaua. The whakatau is at 9.30am.

 

HE PĀNUI / IMPORTANT NOTICES

Te Rūnanga-Ā-Iwi O Ngāpuhi Major Marae Project Assistance Funding 

Major Marae Project Assistance Funding is available by application, to support the physical development and completion of in-progress major marae projects. To apply, contact our Hapū Development Co-ordinator to discuss your project. Completed applications must be received by 1 November 2016.

Contact us on 0800 NGAPUHI (0800 6427844) or email registrations@ngapuhi.org