HE PITOPITO KŌRERO / THIS WEEK'S NEWS

Helping Haelyn to achieve her Martial Arts dream 

"Our whānau would like to sincerely thank Te Rūnanga-Ā-Iwi O Ngāpuhi for the Discretionary Funding that was given to Haelyn Ngaia to compete at Jeff Speakman's Kenpo 5.0 World Championships in Las Vegas, USA in July. Haelyn is 9 years old and has been doing martial arts since 2014. She currently holds a Junior Beginner Black Belt and been competing in tournaments since 2015. We are extremely proud of Haelyn and her achievements thus far in her martial art journey. Thank you again for helping her to achieve her dream of competing on the world stage." Regards, Tamie and Aisha Ngaia.


Ngāpuhi momentum and progress continues

Andrew Little, Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations, is pleased that Tūhoronuku Independent Mandated Authority (TIMA) and Te Kotahitanga o Ngā Hapū Ngāpuhi (TKT) representatives have agreed to hold additional hui next month, so Ngāpuhi can consider a proposal to evolve their mandate and negotiations structure.


NorthTec's mothballed Kerikeri campus has reopened as a partnership between the Whangārei-based education provider and local hapū Ngāti Rehia.


Threat of kauri dieback closes more tracks on Auckland's North Shore

There are new track closures on Auckland's North Shore to prevent the spread of kauri dieback disease.


Fish and Game object to hydro station consent

Northland Fish and Game is objecting to the renewal of resource consent for Northpower's Wairua power station.


An attempt to get an injunction through the Māori Land Court Taitokerau to stop 1080 poison drops over Russell State Forest and Cape Brett has failed.


Nancy Aupouri's advice to all parents and caregivers is to make sure your child gets a checkup if they have complained of sore limbs, sore throat or feeling unwell.


"I was prompted recently to comment on the issue of equity for Māori, particularly as it relates to accessing opportunities and resources."


Endangered Tahitian flower connected to Māori

The tiare apetahi is a rare flower that can only be found in the Tahitian island of Ra'iātea. Now endangered, the emblematic flower of Ra'iātea is heavily protected.


Māori eight times more likely to get TB than Pākehā

New Zealand has low overall rates of tuberculosis, however Māori make up about 45 percent of the roughly 60 locally born cases each year.


Unmarked graves spark tikanga hui

Problems with burials on the main Waikato Tainui urupā has sparked a two-day hui on burial practices. 

 

HE HUINGA / EVENTS

Tax Working Group Hui

@Tuesday, 23 October, 1-4pm (Te Rūnanga-Ā-Iwi O Ngāpuhi Conference Room, Kaikohe). The Tax Working Group is seeking public feedback on the Future of Tax Interim Report. For further information contact Hinerangi Raumati or the Tax Working Party Secretariat, secretariat@taxworkinggroup.govt.nz or phone Emily O'Connell on 021 195 5230.

  

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 Kakahū Sale

The Ngāpuhi Tee Shirt & Hat Sale starts this Friday, 21 Sept at 9am and ends Friday, 28 Sept at 9am. Buy 1, Get 1 Free. Check out the tee shirts and hats here.


Job Vacancy - General Manager, Delivery

Te Rūnanga-Ā-Iwi O Ngāpuhi is looking for a high performing General Manager to lead an awesome team and diverse portfolio of projects and initiatives. The role is based in Kaikohe.


The Ngāpuhi Evolved Mandate Model, 25 September 2018

A submission by Te Rūnanga-Ā-Iwi O Ngāpuhi to Hon Andrew Little, Minister of Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations.


Deloitte Award - Most Promising Māori Accountant

The award is to assist and encourage young (year 12 and 13) Māori students to study Accounting at school and continue this line of study within a relevant tertiary qualification; and to pursue a career in Accounting.


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