HE PITOPITO KŌRERO / THIS WEEK'S NEWS

NISS hosts Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Community Health Services

On Monday the 20th and Tuesday the 21st of May, Ngāpuhi Iwi Social Services (NISS) hosted the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Community Health Services - Brisbane and Ozchild - Canberra, Australia at Kohewhata Marae, Kaikohe. 


Smaller homes better for rangatahi remand

Children's Commissioner Andrew Becroft is impressed with a pilot by Ngāpuhi Iwi Social Services and Oranga Tamariki to provide one on one remand care, and that could be the way ahead.


Waitangi's $15m Māori Battalion house of memories has 'sad story' to share

The "sad story" of the poor treatment of the Māori Battalion will be shared when the Government's new $15 million museum opens at Waitangi next year.


Iwi research whalebone treatment for kauri dieback

Northland iwi are investigating how whalebone could treat kauri dieback disease. Māori medicinal expert Tohe Ashby is using traditional knowledge to test the possibilities.


New Zealand native pāua and kina could decline as oceans warm

Native pāua and kina are Kiwi culinary favourites, but new research from Victoria University shows climate change could take them off the table forever.


"On the surface, there is nothing wrong with any of these intentions. But all too often it's the way people go about seeking help that can be taxing.

Dentists fed up with seeing patients suffering unnecessarily from "third world" tooth conditions are pushing for urgent action to make dental care more affordable.


Northland health authorities are urging people to check they're protected from measles before travelling overseas.


The agreement legally recognises Ngāti Porou's mana over its coastal and marine area.
 
 

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. 


Ngā Karahipi Uru Rākau - Forestry Scholarships

MPI is offering scholarships for Māori and/or female students enrolling in a Bachelor of Forestry Science or Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) in Forest Engineering. Applications for 2020 open in June 2019 and close 15 August 2019.

Te Hau Ora O Ngāpuhi has a vacancy available for the position of a Taitamariki Transition Kaimahi. Applications close 21 June 2019.


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