LIPPS 4 Healthy Kai

LIPPS is a collective made up of like-minded awesome people across the Mid North, who are committed to seeing thriving whānau enjoying healthy kai as the norm. The karanga went out and 35 people keen to promote the sharing of knowledge and accessibility to affordable fresh kai, attended the second hui, hosted yesterday by Te Rūnanga-Ā-Iwi O Ngāpuhi.

Mourners farewell the last surviving A Company soldier of the 28th Māori Battalion

The last surviving member of the A Company of the 28th Māori Battalion has passed away.

Giant Ngāwha swamp kauri log dated to 40,500 years old

A massive swamp kauri log unearthed near Kaikohe is around 40,500 years old and could shed new light on a mysterious global event which may have dramatically influenced the Earth's climate.

New deal with Sealord 'founded on tikanga Māori'

Dozens of iwi have struck a deal with deep sea fishing giant Sealord, in what has been dubbed a watershed moment in Māori fisheries.

Youth yoga programme touring NZ schools to help kids deal with stress, bullying

A yoga programme designed to give school children lifelong tools to deal with stress has started touring around the country.

Government ministers will learn within weeks whether proposals to re-open Northland's partly mothballed railway and build a new rail spur to Northport stack up economically.

TOKM hands dividend to iwi

Māori fisheries settlement trust Te Ohu Kaimoana will give up the dividend it receives from Moana Fisheries and pass it on to iwi on a population basis.

Māori claimants still seek rights to marine and coastal areas

The latest Waitangi Tribunal hearing for Wai 2660, dealing with the Marine and Coastal (Takutai Moana Act) 2011 Inquiry took place at Waiwhetu Marae in Lower Hutt on Tuesday.

Five papakāinga will be built following a $1.2mil injection into the small community of Raupunga in the Hawke's Bay region.


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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.

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Apply now for a 2019 Ngāpuhi Education Scholarship **CLOSING DATE Friday 29 March, 5pm

Te Rūnanga-Ā-Iwi O Ngāpuhi introduced and established the Ngāpuhi Education Scholarships in 2003. The overall aim of the Ngāpuhi Education Scholarships is to assist students registered on the Ngāpuhi Iwi Register to:

  • Fulfil their potential for academic success
  • Encourage applicants to contribute their knowledge and skills towards the wellbeing and development of Ngāpuhi whānau, hapū and iwi.

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.

2019 Omapere Taraire E & Rangihamama X3A Ahu Whenua Trust Education Scholarships - Now Open

The aim of the education scholarships is to assist and support descendants of ORT achieve academic success. These scholarships are available to all descendants of registered ORT shareholders and beneficiaries. 

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