HE PITOPITO KŌRERO / THIS WEEK'S NEWS

2018 Ngāpuhi Scholarship recipient committed to best health outcomes for Māori 

"It has enhanced my commitment to helping Māori experience the best health outcomes possible."


Tūhoronuku Independent Mandated Authority 

A fourth Ngāpuhi Treaty Settlement meeting between Tūhoronuku, Te Kotahitanga and the Crown will be held on 13 May 2018. The basis of those discussions and Tūhoronuku's position on behalf of all Ngāpuhi, are outlined in the papers below the Tripartite Discussion -  Working Paper and Tripartite Discussion - Issues Register.


Northland College gets $350K for forestry training scheme

First the Minister of Employment gave Northland College a $350,000 work training scheme, then he talked hardball, and then he played gutterball.


Opera singer chooses Whangārei over world stage

Mr Waetford has returned home to Matapouri in the north to work with rangatahi Māori in his community.


Rawinia Higgins - Victoria flips research agenda

Victoria University of Wellington is looking for ways Māori communities can have more say in the way research is done around them.


Whangārei's Te Kāpehu Whetū applies to become designated character school

The chief executive of a trust operating a Northland partnership school fears Māori academic achievement will drop when it transitions to a new state model.


Nanaia Mahuta won't back down over te reo Māori in schools

The Government is divided on compulsory Te Reo in schools, but Nanaia Mahuta is refusing to back down.


Māori business leaders recognised in UoA Awards

"These award not raise awareness of some of the many Māori business successes, they also help inspire our own tauira to take their place in a growing economy grounded in Māori world views."


Māori and Pacific whānau experience racism and 'rough handling' in hospital - study

A study has found that many Māori and Pacific whānau have experienced racism in hospitals, including Pacific people being referred to as 'coconuts' by staff.


When Kamo High School student Mia Dunn committed suicide, just age 14, her death not only devastated her family - it added her to an alarming toll.


Māori roll experiences drop in number of registered voters

While there's a campaign encouraging Māori voters on the general roll to switch back to the Māori roll, latest figures from the Electoral Commission show that more than two-thousand people have dropped off the Māori roll.


There are a lot of reasons why Simon Ranginui made the move to Brisbane, and racism was one of them.

Whānau in isolated East Coast communities have invested over one million dollars in a new company which is looking to profit from the emerging medicial cannabis industry.

 

HE HUINGA / EVENTS

Horeke Hunting Club 2018 Competition

@11-13 May 2018 (Horeke Tavern). The $35 entry tickets (includes a hangi) or the $5 tickets for the Junior prize, can be purchased from Tony's Butchery, Okaihau Village Butchery, Okaihau Dairy, Hunting & Fishng Kerikeri/Kaitaia, Ohaeawai Butchery or via FB Horeke Hunting Club page. Contact Liz 021 222 1345 for more ticket information.


Maude Cook Davies Solo Art Exhibition 'Untold stories from the Kaauta: Blending our identities'

@Friday, 18 May (5.30pm) - Saturday, 9 June 2018 (Kings Theatre Creative Kawakawa). An invitation to attend the opening on Friday 18 May, of an exhibition by Taitokerau artist, Maude Cooke Davies.

 

HE PĀNUI / IMPORTANT NOTICES 

2018 Ngāpuhi Education Scholarship Recipients

Congratulations to all scholarship recipients. We look forward to hearing about your progress, achievements and highlights.


Ngāpuhi Festival Feedback Survey

Did you attend the Festival? We'd appreciate your feedback about what you enjoyed and what we could improve on next time. Ngā mihi.


Te Hau Ora O Ngāpuhi Vacancy: Family Start Kaimahi

Te Hau Ora O Ngāpuhi are seeking a dynamic person who is committed to achieving health and social gain for Māori whānau in our community. For more details about the Family Start Kaimahi position contact Ebony Prime 09 405 2647 [email protected]


Kōrero Mātauranga

The website and online survey are part of a national Education Conversation - Kōrero Mātauranga. The Minister of Education wants everyone with an interest in New Zealand education to complete the survey - let's talk about Education!

The Prime Minister has established a new Crown/Māori Relations portfolio. The consultation hui are about asking Māori how the government should construct the new Ministry, Crown Māori Relationships and what the department should deliver. Have your say on the direction and priorities of this new government portfolio. Find a hui near you.


Website Survey

We're looking to make improvements to our website - ngapuhi.iwi.nz - and would like to hear from your about how we can make the site better. The survey will only take a few minutes. Follow the link below to tell us your feedback and awesome ideas. Thanks!


Contact us on 0800 NGAPUHI (0800 6427844) or email [email protected]