HE PITOPITO KŌRERO / THIS WEEK'S NEWS

2016 TRAION Annual Report & AGM

We're pleased to present our 2016 Annual Report, highlighting the performance, successes and achievements of the 12 month period ending 30 June 2016. We also notify that our 2016 Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held on Saturday 29 October at Pukerata Marae, Mangatawa Road, Otaua. The whakatau is at 9.30am.  The notice and agenda is available here.


Hockey tournament a great experience for young Ngāpuhi goalkeeper

"Tēnā koutou Te Rūnanga-Ā-Iwi O Ngāpuhi. Thank you for supporting me."


The Māori MPs from the Māori Party, Labour and the Greens want to establish a Māori based Whānau Court. This follows a call from kaumātua from Te Puea Marae to have the pending court case against their chair Hurimoana Dennis heard on a marae.


Expanded Treaty Grounds building reopens

A Waitangi Treaty Grounds building designed by acclaimed Māori architect John Scott but never finished has been expanded and re-opened.


Speak out about sexual violence in seven hīkoi over seven days

Imagine completing seven marathons in seven days. That's exactly what a number of brave people have committed to. They're doing ti to take a stand against sexual violence. The campaign is being run in Kaikohe, Kaitaia and Auckland.


A Kaipara man says forestry operations and waste getting into streams during pine harvesting are destroying waterways.


Māori lawyers determined to succeed

Growing up in an economically disadvantaged patch of Northland only served to fuel Angeline Nielsen's determination to study law and help Māori get better representation in court. 


Child abuse in Whangarei doubles in last two years

Known child abuse and neglect has more than doubled in Whangarei in the past two years it has been revealed, as the Government announces sweeping legislative changes in an attempt to stem "horrific" rates of family violence.


Kaitaia teen wins $10,000 scholarship to create youth space

A Northland teenager who wants to ensure no more lives are lost to suicide has now won a $10,000 scholarship to go towards creating a hub for youth in Kaitaia.


Te Aute revive old waiata through festival

The Te Aute College Song and Haka Festival is a competition that aims to revive many of its old songs that are no longer being sung. An inaugural event that will see old boys and girls come from all over the country.


Potential for NZ primary industries in India

Prime Minister John Key met with the Indian Prime Minister on Wednesday to talk about establishing a Fair Trade Agreement (FTA) between the two countries. Federation of Māori Authorities (FOMA) chair Traci Houpapa says such an agreement will reap rewards for Māori, but will India be receptive to it?


Marewa Glover says her fighting genes get her into trouble

Marewa Glover says her blend of Irish and Ngāpuhi fighting genes get her into trouble. But they haven't done a bad job of giving her the strength and stamina to keep up the fight for Māori health.


Māori tech companies look for US boost

The Government hopes next week's trip to the United States by Māori technology companies and iwi investors will lead to export sales and inspire young Māori to enter the industry.

 

HE HUINGA / EVENTS

Te Rūnanga-Ā-Iwi O Ngāpuhi AGM 2016

@Saturday 29 October, Pukerata Marae, Mangatawa Road, Otaua. The whakatau is at 9.30am.


Te Roopu Kapa Haka o te Kura o Moerewa Fundraiser

@Friday, 4 November 2016, Otiria Marae, 5pm.  The whakatau is at 5pm and the kapa haka performance starts at 5.30pm. The $25 tickets also include a three course meal (yummy soup, hangi and steam pudding with custard/cream). Txt or call 0211817176 for tickets. The tamariki will be showcasing their very special bracket for the Taitokerau Regional Kapa Haka comps in Kaitaia on Saturday 12 November.

 

HE PĀNUI / IMPORTANT NOTICES

Te Rūnanga-Ā-Iwi O Ngāpuhi Major Marae Project Assistance Funding 

Major Marae Project Assistance Funding is available by application, to support the physical development and completion of in-progress major marae projects. To apply, contact our Hapū Development Co-ordinator to discuss your project. Completed applications must be received by 1 November 2016.

Ngāpuhi Iwi Social Services is looking to recruit a skilled, experienced and qualified Practice Leader, based in Kaikohe. Download an application form here. Applications close on Wednesday, 2 November 2016 at 5pm. A copy of the job description is available for download here.

New Zealand's important constitutional documents will be more accessible when the He Tohu exhibition opens at the National Library of New Zealand, Wellington, in early 2017. The Rūnanga is proud to be involved with the exhibition and looks forward to sharing more information over the coming months.


St Stephen's and Queen Victoria Schools Trust Board Scholarships

The Mihinare (Anglican) Secondary School Scholarships are for Māori secondary schools students who demonstrate financial need, leadership qualities/potential and a satisfactory educational background, and who will benefit from additional financial support for their secondary schooling. The closing date for applications is 1 November 2016.


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