Successful Health Expo for THOON

Te Hau Ora O Ngāpuhi (THOON) completed 26 health checks at the recent Disablitiy and Seniors Health Expo, held in the Kaikohe Memorial Hall. Several people registered with stop smoking service provider 'Toki Rau' and the Cancer Society also received referrals. "It was a successful event," said THOON Clinical Leader, Melissa Ewins.


Ngāpuhi holds workshop to correct delivery of waiata and haka

Over the years, prominent waiata and haka from Ngāpuhi have had their fair share of different versions and misinterpretations. On Saturday, a workshop was held to ensure they are performed correctly.

Twin Coast Discovery Highway Project Update: Kaikohe Township Plan

The township plan is now underway and is one of eight being prepared by the NZ Transport Agency as part of the Twin Coast Discovery Highway business case.

Tears of joy over kōhanga reo funding announcement

The government has announced that over 2,250 kōhanga reo staff throughout Aotearoa are set for a major boost in funding. It is news which brings one of the movement's staunchest advocates to tears of joy.

Kura launches interactive Storybook

An interactive storybook app has been launched by Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Whangaroa, Turikatuku - Te wahine taki wairua.

'Ngāti Kahu: Portrait Of A Sovereign Nation' was originally created as a deed of partial settlement for Ngāti Kahu's treaty settlements to avoid the Crown from telling their stories incorrectly.

Māori and our Pasifika cousins are reviving and reconnecting with the maramataka to restore systems and knowledge of agricultural productivity, marine and forest gathering, resource management, health, healing and daily practices that provide sustenance for well-being.

Mānuka honey could be used in the fight against cystic fibrosis, following a study carried out by Swansea University researchers.

Iwi and hapū wanting to build kaumātua housing will be able to share the lessons learned by the builders of two retirement villages in Hamilton.


Ngā Manu Kōrero o Te Taitokerau 2019

@5-7 June 2019 (Northland College, Kaikohe). This year's Ngā Manu Kōrero o Te Taitokerau is hosted by Northland College. The pōwhiri for schools is on Wednesday 5 June, 10.30am at Northland College's Gym. For the programme and all other information follow this link. If you have any enquiries contact Kristina Te Whata kristinat@northlandcollege.school.nz, ph 027 9474352, or Beaumyn Wihongi beaumynw@northlandcollege.school.nz  

Pere Ngairo Wharemate Ahu Whenua Trust Annual General Meeting

@Saturday 8 June 2019 (Te Hau Ora O Ngāpuhi, 113 Broadway, Kaikohe). The meeting starts at 10am-12pm. 'Please bring a plate'.

Te Hungaiti Marae AGM

@Saturday 8 June 2019 (Te Hau Ora O Ngāpuhi, 113 Broadway, Kaikohe). Lunch is at 12pm, the meeting starts at 12.30-2.30pm. 'Please bring a plate'.

Kauri Protection Information Evening 

@Thursday 13 June 2019, 7-9pm (Okaihau Hall, 9 Settlers Way). Come find out about Kauri Dieback and how you can protect Kauri. Dr Ian Horner and specialists from DOC, MPI and NRC will be at the information evening to answer your pātai about Kauri Dieback and the health of Puketi and Omahuta forests.


About Takiwā

Te Rūnanga-Ā-Iwi O Ngāpuhi is governed by a board of 9 trustees, elected triennially from nine Takiwā.

As outlined in the Rūnanga's Trust Deed, Takiwā means a representative group of Marae/Hapū and can also include individuals acting through their duly appointed Trustee.

Each Takiwā is governed by an executive committee, including but not limited to a chairperson, secretary and treasurer.  Takiwā also meet regularly. A list of current takiwā executive representatives are available here.

2019 Takiwā Elections

2019 Annual General Meeting and Election for Ngā Ngaru o Hokianga.

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Development Funding Opportunities

Te Rūnanga-Ā-Iwi O Ngāpuhi provide funding to assist and support Ngāpuhi marae and hapū communities achieve their development goals. The fund is delivered across three funding streams; the Hapū Development fund, Minor Capital Works fund and Major Marae Project Assistance fund. 

Ngā Karahipi Uru Rākau - Forestry Scholarships

MPI is offering scholarships for Māori and/or female students enrolling in a Bachelor of Forestry Science or Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) in Forest Engineering. Applications for 2020 open in June 2019 and close 15 August 2019.

Te Hau Ora O Ngāpuhi has a vacancy available for the position of a Taitamariki Transition Kaimahi. Applications close 21 June 2019.

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