HE PITOPITO KŌRERO / THIS WEEK'S NEWS

Through our lens kaupapa opens new pathway for Ngāpuhi taitamariki

"On behalf of Kate Felise and I, we would like to thank the Rūnanga for the discretionary funding that supported our trip to Ōtaki for the Māoriland Film's 'Through our lens' workshop and potentially opening our new path in life. It was such an amazing experience and I wouldn't change it for the world. We got to make new  life-friends and gained new skills that will help us on our journey. Ngā mihi," Na Ngahiwi Pickering.


Parade celebrating Māori Language Week in Whangārei for first time

A parade to celebrate and promote Māori Language Week has "grown beyond our wildest expectations", organisers say.


Te Reo not main priority for Māori trying to survive in regions

Learning te reo Māori isn't the main priority for many Māori in Northland because they're too busy trying to survive, a Ngāpuhi educator says.


Northland carver says before Māori had written word, there was carving

Te Warahi Hetaraka says carving was a way of telling stories and connecting people, and it is still used to tell stories today.


Creation of taonga with 3D design, virtual reality and green screen technologies were part of a two-day Te Papa museum experience for Manutuke School students.


Young Māori have spoken out about being labelled "plastic" because they can't speak the language - saying the hurtful term is used to imply they're fake or less Māori. 


Whānau Ora Minister confirms review of programme to be completed by November

The founder of the Whānau Ora programme is calling for Māori to stand together to secure the long-term future of the programme.


Students at Papakura Intermediate School have received 5,000 litres of compost to use for their maara kai project.


The Government has been asked to set up a new Crown/Māori partnership office to make sure Treaty of Waitangi commitments are being met.


Indigenous crowd funding platform aims to help Māori grow business

Access to cash has been a problem for many Māori entrepreneurs.


Connecting Māori business to indigenous people worldwide

More than 500 indigenous businesses from over 25 countries will attend the World Indigenous Business Forum (WIBF) next month.

 

HE HUINGA / EVENTS

Kaikohe Startup Workshop

@17 Sept, 9.30am - 1pm (NorthTec, Kaikohe). The Pick:18 Startup Workshop (free) is coming to Kaikohe.  Learn about some great tools to help you validate your business idea, meet other entrepreneurs in the area and hear more about the services that Northland Inc and The Orchard offer.


@17 Sept (Whangārei), 18 Sept (Kaitaia) & 19 Sept (Kerikeri). The Ministry of Education is inviting all whānau, hapū, iwi - tamariki, mātua and kaumātua - to help build the future of Māori education in Aotearoa. For catering and seating purposes RSVP and for further venue/time details, to Anaru.Kaipo@education.govt.nz  Nau mai, haere mai

 

TAKIWĀ ELECTIONS 

The 2018 elections for Taiāmai ki te Marangai, Te Takiwā o Ngāpuhi ki te Tonga o Tāmaki Makaurau and Ngāpuhi ki Waitematā have closed. The election results will be announced at the Rūnanga AGM

 

HE PĀNUI / IMPORTANT NOTICES 

Ngāpuhi Treaty Settlement Submissions

On 22 August 2018, the Ngāpuhi Rūnanga and Te Rōpū Kaumātua Kuia o te Whare Tapu o Ngāpuhi presented their submissions to the Crown and advisers. 


Te Rūnanga-Ā-Iwi O Ngāpuhi and Ngāpuhi Iwi Social Services (NISS): Vacancies (3)

Te Rūnanga-Ā-Iwi O Ngāpuhi are looking for a General Manager, Delivery and NISS have vacancies for a Team Leader, Youth Services and an Operations Manager.


Governance and Operations Report to Takiwā: September 2018

The Rūnanga Chair and CEO are pleased to provide Ngāpuhi with a summary report of the progress and performance for the Rūnanga.


Masters scholarship in kauri dieback research

The Bio-Protection Research Centre is seeking expressions of interest from candidates interested in undertaking a Master of Science focusing on factors that influence the growth and survival of Phytophthora agathidicida in fragmented kauri forests.


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