HE PITOPITO KŌRERO / THIS WEEK'S NEWS

5-days of Rugby League for Anthony

"This is the first time in 60 years a team has won all three events - an amazing outcome for our boys."


Te Uma o Te Kona - a safe haven for Kaikohe rangatahi

The Northland town of Kaikohe is in high spirits knowing their new youth centre, Te Uma o Te Kona, will open next week.


The hapū of Poroti will struggle to fight the latest application to build a water bottling company in their community.

'Te Pānga a te Tiriti o Waitangi ki te Hunga Pakeke' is a magazine spread written by NCEA Media Studies student, Rāhiri Wharerau (Ngāpuhi). His news story focuses on taitamariki relevance to Te Tiriti o Waitangi in today's society.


Another step closer to Ngawha expansion

The company will work with the local community to mitigate construction impacts and will operate in partnership with the kaitiaki advisor appointed by the Parahirahi Ngawha Ahuwhenua Trust (formerly Parahirahi C1 Trust), as part of the cultural and environmental indicators monitoring programme.


There's a new leveI of political and economic thinking that's going on now. And one aspect is the recognition that the Pākehā economy doesn't enhance Māori life. That's how I see it. So there's work to be done to ensure that Māori businesses keep developing to ensure that a Māori economy is a Māori one. Without the Māori businesses, there can be no Māori economy - and no Māori prosperity.


A Māori university student has received a scholarship worth $55,000 to study at the University of Hawaii. Nikau Hindi (Ngāpuhi, Te Rarawa) is binding cultural tides to revitalise traditional art practices.


Students have the power if they vote

The New Zealand University Students association has launched a campaign to encourage students and young people to vote in this year's election.


A Whangarei school now has technology which means children's health can be assessed from nearly anywhere within minutes - including on a plane.


Māori in the lucrative mānuka honey industry are frustrated. The sticking point is a continued delay by the Ministry of Primary Industries to make a solid definition for mānuka honey.


Freshwater advocate Milan Ruka, from Environment River Patrol Aotearoa, said he hoped the river project would concentrate on the upper catchments of the Northern Wairoa, which included the Mangakahia River, the 'Hikurangi Swamp' and the Wairua River.

 

HE HUINGA / EVENTS

@Monday, 14 August 2017, 10.30am (135 Broadway, Kaikohe). Te Kotahitanga E Mahi Kaha Trust invites you to the opening of the new Kaikohe Youth Space 'Te Uma o Te Kona'. Please RSVP by Thursday 10 August to [email protected]


Co-Designing a Māori Land Service

@Tuesday, 15 August 2017, 11am (Te Rūnanga-Ā-Iwi O Ngāpuhi). A hui with Māori Freehold Land owners in the mid-north will be held to collate views and ideas on a service that improves the provision and access of information, advice and administrative services to Māori land owners.


Tupu Toa Summer Internship Opportunities

Tupu Toa aims to pathway Māori and Pacific students into corporate and professional careers. One of the ways they are doing that is through the coordination of summer internships. For more information visit their website or contact Rhys Faleafa [email protected]

 

HE PĀNUI / IMPORTANT NOTICES

Takiwā Elections 2017

Te Rōpū Takiwā o MangakahiaTe Rūnanga o Taumarere ki Rakaumangamanga and Te Takiwā o Ngāpuhi ki Whangarei are the three Takiwā up for election this year. 


2017 General Election

Make sure you and your whānau are enrolled and ready to vote in this year's General Election on Saturday 23 September. Find out how at www.elections.org.nz


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