HE PITOPITO KŌRERO / THIS WEEK'S NEWS

Ngāpuhi Kabaddi sportswoman wins medal

"Kabaddi is a tough contact team sport originating from India. Our team arrived safely in Malaysia last month to compete in the international tournament. We played hard for two days and came away in 3rd place. We learned a lot and can't wait to return next year to try and take 1st place from India. When we returned home we made it on to The Project TV show to showcase kabaddi. I am grateful that our iwi supported us. Ngā mihi," Cautney Kemp.


Tupu Ake brings youth to the fore through forestry

Associate Minister of Forestry Meka Whaitiri will be in Whangārei on Friday to fomally launch Tupu Ake which is expected to be rolled out across other parts of Northland.


Leading scientists alleges Tāne Mahuta could be infected by kauri dieback

A leading scientist believes the country's largest remaining kauri tree could be infected with the fatal dieback disease in less than a year.


Architectural designer and advocate for Māori housing issues Jade Kake (Ngāti Hau me te Parawhau) shares her highlights and takeaways from the recent New Zealand Green Building Council Housing Summit.


Shine on Kaitaia representatives inspire Parliament

Eleven representatives of Shine on Kaitaia were amongst those described by Minister for Youth Peeni Henare as inspirational rangatahi at a function at Parliament last week.


Whānau with children in state care lack clarity on rights

There are claims that social services are so complicated that Māori families are having their children uplifted because they don't know their rights.


Māui, Moana and Hine-nui-te-pō

What marks out our Māui from all the Māui?


Researchers will analyse data extracted from the internationally recognised longitudinal study Growing Up in New Zealand.


Emerging stars of kapa haka take to the stage

Upon the dawn of Matariki a new generation of kapa haka exponents have gathered in the homelands of Rangitane in Palmerston North to battle it out at the National Secondary Schools Competition.


The Hui Māori Collective comprises 13 companies which together sell a range of premium products. These included wine, Mānuka honey, dairy (milk powder), fruit bars, and Kawakawa soft drink.

 

HE HUINGA / EVENTS

@Friday 6 July 2018, 1.30pm (Te Puna o Te Matauranga Marae, NorthTec Raumanga Campus, Whangārei). An invitation to attend TUPU AKE Project Launch. TUPU AKE is led by Forest Protection Services supported by Te Matarau Education Trust, NorthTec and partners to provide supported employment and training to Whangārei youth aged 15-24yrs.


Taku Ahi Festival

@Saturday 14 July 2018, 4-8pm (Hihihaua Cultural Centre, Whangārei). A celebration for the whole whānau. "Join us for traditional games, activities, arts, kai Māori, performances and the time honoured practice of tohunga whaikōrero." Email [email protected] for more information.


2018 Annual General Meeting and Election for Taiāmai ki te Marangai

@Wednesday 29 August 2018, 6pm (Tauwhara Marae, Whakataha Road, Waimate North ). Nominations for the positions of Trustee, Proxy Trustee and Executive Committee membership opened on Wednesday 4 July 2018 and close on Wednesday 18 July 2018. Nomination forms and the Takiwā Election Fact Sheet are available from Te Rūnanga-Ā-Iwi O Ngāpuhi offices and can also be downloaded from the website.


2018 Annual General Meeting and Election for Ngāpuhi ki Waitematā

@Saturday 18 August 2018, 10am (Te Piringatahi o te Maungarongo Marae, Massey, Auckland). Nominations for the positions of Trustee, Proxy Trustee and Executive Committee membership opened on Monday 25 June 2018 and close on Monday 9 July 2018. Nomination forms and the Takiwā Election Fact Sheet are available from Te Rūnanga-Ā-Iwi O Ngāpuhi offices and can also be downloaded from the website.


Te Pa o Hone Heke and Hongi Hika 

@Saturday 9 March 2019 (Kaikohe). Following on from this year's successful Kaikohekohe NZ Māori Land Wars 2nd Anniversary, held on 10 March at Northland College, planning is underway for the 2019 commemoration. The organisers are seeking interest from people who would like to be involved in the event, from roles in historic re-enactments and performances to running stalls and helping to make hangi. For more details contact Willi Maihi 09 405 2428, 021 033 4507 or email [email protected]

 

HE PĀNUI / IMPORTANT NOTICES 

Oat The Goat

A video resource from The Ministry of Education supporting positive behaviour in children.


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

Contact us on 0800 NGAPUHI (0800 6427844) or email [email protected]