Chairman of Te Rūnanga-Ā-Iwi O Ngāpuhi, Raniera Tau, supports today's press release by the NZ Māori Council's Executive Director, Mathew Tukaki, and their campaign release regarding the rapidity of Māori children being taken into State care.

Te Rūnanga-Ā-Iwi O Ngāpuhi Survey 2019

The Rūnanga is embarking on an exciting journey to implement the 'NEXT FIVE YEAR' Strategy (2019-2023). We invite you to share your thoughts and aspirations heading towards 2023 by completing our 2019 survey. Here is the link https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SVV6JVV

Far North youth councillors award funding for youth projects

The first projects to be funded include a youth wānanga in Herekino, a marae-based youth development programme in Matawaia, a youth mural project in Kaitaia, and an inspirational tour in which a young leader from Kaitaia will visit Far North secondary schools to talk about mental health and resilience.

Employment Minister Willie Jackson announces funding for youth jobs in Northland

Employment Minister Willie Jackson was in Northland last week to announce funding of $1.3 million to help get young Northlanders into employment.

'Devastated' Northland mānuka honey producers seek chemical markers definition review from MPI

The legal definition of mānuka honey could change, if new evidence shows the chemical makeup of the honey is different in Northland, MPI says.

Hokianga is set to get some high level political focus on Friday as Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters and Forestry Minister Shane Jones head to Rangi Point for a hui on land use.

Cuts to eel catch will be considered, says Fisheries Minister

Fisheries Minister Stuart Nash says commercial and recreational catch limits for longfin eels could be cut to prevent numbers dropping further.

The pros and cons of not looking Māori

Colour matters. But not in the way we're taught to think. It matters because, although we like to think we've evolved as a society to the point where we can take cultural and ethnic inclusion for granted, the reality is that we are still, as Dr Martin Luther King Jr once said, judged by the colour of our skin, and treated accordingly.

Students usually get breakfast and lunch at the US school, but on weekends at home, some go hungry.


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.

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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.

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