HE PITOPITO KŌRERO / THIS WEEK'S NEWS

Helping kaitiaki to preserve our freshwater koura

"I am very honoured to have been selected as a recipient of a 2019 Ngāpuhi Education Scholarship for my Masters degree." 


From Taitokerau all the way to Italy

34 students and staff from the Leadership Academy of A Company, based in Whangārei, are on the trip of a lifetime retracing the footsteps of their koroua who fought in World War II.


Kauri dieback prompts Four SIster track closure in Waipoua

The "Four Sisters" track in the Waipoua forest in Northland has been closed temporarily due to the discovery of kauri dieback nearby.


The Iwi Chairs Forum is the latest organisation backing a call for the Government to introduce a cap on interest rates for personal loans.


The Polynesian Voyaging Society crew is holding a sunset sail in honour of Māori navigator Sir Hekenukumai Hector Busby

Hokule'a and Hikianalia will sail into the sunset this weekend. 


More than half the members of a Māori tribe eligible for free private health insurance have signed up in its first year.

Meth is taking its toll on the community of Wairoa, where grandmothers are now taking it upon themselves to care for their grandchildren.
 
 

HE HUINGA / EVENTS

Ngā Manu Kōrero o Te Taitokerau 2019

@5-7 June 2019 (Northland College, Kaikohe). This year's Ngā Manu Kōrero o Te Taitokerau is hosted by Northland College. The pōwhiri for schools is on Wednesday 5 June, 10.30am at Northland College's Gym. For the programme and all other information follow this link. If you have any enquiries contact Kristina Te Whata kristinat@northlandcollege.school.nz, ph 027 9474352, or Beaumyn Wihongi beaumynw@northlandcollege.school.nz  


Pere Ngairo Wharemate Ahu Whenua Trust Annual General Meeting

@Saturday 8 June 2019 (Te Hau Ora O Ngāpuhi, 113 Broadway, Kaikohe). The meeting starts at 10am-12pm. 'Please bring a plate'.


Te Hungaiti Marae AGM

@Saturday 8 June 2019 (Te Hau Ora O Ngāpuhi, 113 Broadway, Kaikohe). Lunch is at 12pm, the meeting starts at 12.30-2.30pm. 'Please bring a plate'.

 

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. 


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. 


Te Wai Māori: 2019 Wai Ora Fund closes at 5pm, Wednesday June 5

The purpose of the Wai Ora Fund is to enable Iwi and Māori to obtain funding to promote and advance freshwater fisheries development, research and education.


Update your registration details so we can keep you informed of important information and events

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