HE PITOPITO KŌRERO / THIS WEEK'S NEWS
2016 TRAION Annual Report & AGM
"I wish to formally thank Te Rūnanga-Ā-Iwi O Ngāpuhi for approving my application for a scholarship to complete a Masters Degree in Educational Leadership in 2015."
Student Art Exhibition - Tūpuna Mātauranga
A Ngāpuhi kaumatua who led opposition to the building of the Ngawha Prison has died at the age of 92. Former MP Shane Jones says Ron Wihongi was from an illustrious Ngāpuhi whānau and a great exponent of the tribe's reo and history.
From his sick bed to a gold medal, Paihia's Kingiteahuahu Tana has come away with a win at the Oceania Karate Championships.
A South Auckland mother and her son are seeking election on their local community board of Manurewa. Tanya Kaihe and Harley Kaihe-Katterns say there hasn't been any Māori representation on the board for the last three terms and they are on a mission to change that.
Nurturing career pathways for te reo Māori students
Waitangi Day's Māori organisers could decide by the end of the month whether Prime Minister John Key will be welcomed on to Te Tii Marae in February.
Ngātiwai mandate urgent hearing under way
The Waitangi Tribunal is holding a three-day urgent hearing this week on claims lodged by 10 groups who oppose the Government's recognition of the Ngātiwai Trust Board's deed of mandate to negotiate the iwi's Treaty of Waitangi claims.
Terminally ill mother raises breast cancer awareness
Each year, more than 3000 New Zealanders are diagnosed with breast cancer. It is New Zealand's third most common cancer and accounts for 600 deaths every year. Moana Te Orewa Papa has been diagnosed with terminal secondary breast cancer. Now she fights every day in the hope of educating and motivating Māori women to have check-ups.
Major changes for Māori Land Court in Ministry of Justice overhaul
More than 160 jobs are being disestablished at the Ministry of Justice, with a major impact at the Māori Land Court.
Education Minister Hekia Parata hopes Te Mātāwai will stimulate more use of the reo Māori at whānau, hapū and iwi level. The 13-strong group charged with developing an iwi and Māori strategy for strengthening the language held its first meeting in Otaki on Tuesday.
Māori and Pastifica Trades Training Auckland is backing an effort to get more women into the trades. Project manager Kirk Sargent says wahine are starting to break into what has traditionally been a make-dominated sector, and many employers are welcoming diversity in their teams.
HE HUINGA / EVENTS
Student Art Exhibition - Tūpuna Matauranga
@Monday 3 October - Friday 7 October 2016, 10am - 2pm in Kaikohe. Free entry. The show features art work from Hokianga South-Bay of Islands students. The theme this year is Māori legends.
Hui - Final report for Landlocked Māori Land Project
@Wednesday 12 October 2016, 9am-12pm, Kohewhata Marae. The Iwi Collective and Te Ture Whenua Māori Leader Groups will report on the project outcomes of LANDLOCKED MĀORI LAND within a 50 kilometre radius of Kaikohe as discussed at the initial Hui held 10 August and a follow-up Hui held 20 September.
Te Rūnanga-Ā-Iwi O Ngāpuhi AGM 2016
@Saturday 29 October, Pukerata Marae, Mangatawa Road, Otaua. The whakatau is at 9.30am.