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120419 E Mara E Pānui - 19 April 2012

ANZAC Day @25 April

Anzac Day is a national day of commemoration observed on 25 April each year. It commemorates those who died serving New Zealand during war and it honours returned servicemen and women, past and present. 25 April marks the day in 1915 when Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) landed at Gallipoli in Turkey. Gallipoli was the site of New Zealand’s first major battle of World War One with the loss of over 2,700 New Zealand soldiers.




Protestors fighting for ‘all workers’               


Marchers in Moerewa's biggest protest in living memory have been told they are waging a battle on behalf of workers nationwide.



Ngaitū Tūturu – Bringing Otaua Together*


An exhibition by Otaua Whanau of Māori arts & crafts.  Sunday 13 May to Saturday 19 May 2012.  Venue: 97 Broadway, Kaikohe (next to Greenworld Health & Lifestyle)  Opening Hours:  10:00 – 6:00pm

Ngapuhi Nui Tonu Rongoa Whanau Hui-A-Rohe @Wed 2 May (Kaikohe)


Venue: Senior Citizens Hall, Tawanui St, Kaikohe.   Kaupapa: Election of two Ngapuhi Nui Tonu rohe trustees to Te Kahui Rongoa Trust.  Contact: Bernadettle Brophy on 09 405 3457, 027 255 9362 ortipenep@xtra.co.nz

Change to ETS has implications for Maori forest owners


The Forest Owners Association says the Government's plan to alter the Emissions Trading Scheme has implications for Maori forest owners.                                               




Poppy Appeal @Friday 20 April


The annual Poppy Appeal is the primary source of funds for the RSA’s extensive provision of support services to war veterans and the ex-service community.




Cancer rates ‘institutionalised racism’        


Your chances of surviving cancer are improving - unless you are poor or Maori.



Land manager eyes unlocking fund for Maori housing        


The body that administers and manages Maori freehold land says it’s working on ways to help Maori get a roof over their heads.



Omapere Taraire E & Rangihamama X3A Ahu Whenua Trust Special General Meeting @Saturday 21 April (Kohewhata Marae), 9:30am         


Please contact the Trust Office with any enquiries at PO Box 604, Kaikohe 0440.  Ph 09 405 3551.  Email to o.rtrustees@xtra.co.nz.  Office hours:  Tues to Fri 10am-2pm.

Eat with friends and live longer          


Elderly people who eat with company and hold better memory are likely to live longer, a ground-beaking new study has shown.



Ngati Wai hikoi over Hauturu settlement         


Ngati Wai people are holding a hikoi through Whangarei on Thursday to protest at plans to settle Treaty claims over Hauturu, or Little Barrier Island, without including the wider iwi



Hapu told to leave kukupa off the menu         


Northland Conservation Board chairman and Maori leader Mita Harris has made an impassioned plea for hapu members to stop hunting kukupa in the region’s forests or the specie will not survive.



Contestable Funding Round for Maori Music


Applications are now being sought for Te Mangai Paho’s Maori Music Funding Round 2011-2012.  All proposals (and recordings) for this funding round will need to be submitted electronically to the TMP website.  The deadline for all music proposals in this funding round is Midday, Wed 23 May 2012.  For more information please contact music@tmp.govt.nz



Hao Moana Fellowship (A118-12ZZ) - Researcher/Senior Researcher


The Hao Moana Fellowship is offered for the purpose of undertaking research on the history of Aotearoa New Zealand’s commercial fisheries and the whakapapa of Aotearoa Fisheries Ltd and the future options and strategies for Maori fisheries development.



Crime stats to drop family violence


Women's Refuge is meeting with police today over a decision to drop family violence figures from crime stats.


Waikato Waldorf embraces te reo Maori


Some parents at Waikato Waldorf School are looking at points  Maoritanga and Steiner philosophies have in common  in an attempt to identify a specific educational framework in Aotearoa.




March for solidarity


Te Runanga-a-iwi o Ngapuhi chairman Sonny Tau says he was at the march to support the Ngapuhi people who comprise the majority of the workforce at the plant.




Te Tai Tokerau Regionals - Kapa Haka results announced


1. Hatea, 2. Te Roopu o Muriwhenua, and 3. Hokianga


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On time immunisation best protection       


This year Immunisation Week from April 23-29 is all about protecting your child by getting them immunised on time.




Young equipped for bright future


A multimillion-dollar Maori land trust is looking to give its young beneficiaries a headstart in life.


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Mum wants closure over son’s Douglas Hughes death


Venus Poa loved singing with her tall handsome son Corporal Douglas Hughes.




Do good due diligence, Maori adviser tells iwi investors


An investment advisor to Maori businesses and trusts, Richard Jones, says the loss of nearly $20 million in ivestments by Taranaki iwi Ngati Tama is not a reflection on the strategies of most iwi.



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