HE PITOPITO KŌRERO / THIS WEEK'S NEWS

Ngāpuhi Fulbright Award recipient Dr Marise Kerehi Stuart to study at Harvard 

Dr Marise Kerehi Stuart, Innovation Lead for Te Hau Ora O Ngāpuhi, was awarded her Fulbright scholarship at Parliament by Deputy Prime Minister, and Minister for Foreign Affairs, the Rt Hon. Winston Peters on Monday night.

  


Electricity supply cadetship offers power to the people

A partnership between Northpower and Whangārei-based training organisation People Potential will bring more locally trained electricity supply workers on line.


Climate Change to "Climate Crisis"

'Crisis' is the new term many people use to describe the warming of the earth's temperature and its likely devastating effects.


Tourism taniwha offers advice and pūtea

New Zealand Māori Toursim is encouraging businesses or whānau with an idea for a new tourism product to enter the Māori tourism Dragon's Den.


Invasive wild ginger presents a business opportunity

Wild ginger is considered to be an invasive weed in the Northland region. But an enterprising young student saw a business opportunity harvesting wild ginger.


Kaitaia's Eco Centre has been running a pilot scheme to recycle old laptops over the last six months, so successfully that it is now expanding.


Many of the country's marae don't have smoke alarms and very few have sprinklers, Fire and Emergency says, which is putting marae assets worth millions of dollars at risk.


A study of New Zealand's elderly population has revealed 10 percent of those over 65 have experienced a form of elder abuse, and the majority of cases occur within families.


Ngāti Whare's native plant nursery is providing an abundance of hope for their people.
 

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.

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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. 


Waitangi Treaty Grounds: Matariki Festival Programme

Waitangi Treaty Grounds are running the art of whakairo and other workshops as part of their Matariki Festival programme. 


Changes to Firearm Laws 2019

The new firearms laws came into effect on 12 April 2019. The poster includes information about the amnesty, the buy-back scheme and firearm modification.


Applications for the THOON Taitamariki Transition Kaimahi vacancy closes Friday 21 June 2019. NISS Youth Mentors applications close Monday 8 July 2019.


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