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120927 E Mara E Pānui - 27 September 2012

Te Rūnanga-Ā-Iwi-O-Ngāpuhi AGM 2012


Te Rūnanga-Ā-Iwi-O-Ngāpuhi charitable trust hereby gives notice that its Annual General Meeting is on Saturday 27 October 2012, at Kohewhata Marae, Kaikohe, starting at 9.30am.




Tai Tokerau Whakaoho Oranga Whanau Wananga @Tues 9 Oct, 9am-3pm (NISS, 12 Marino Pl, Kaikohe)


The Whanau Planning & Implementation Workshop for Whanau & Kaimahi Whanau will cover an overview of Whanau Ora & the WIIE Fund, whanau-centred planning and development, and sustaining whanau development - whanau ora.  Lisa King and Maree Tukukino are the facilitators.  To register email Justine.makirere@gmail.com, for enquries contact Lisa King heitauira@xtra.co.nz ph 021 611 442 or Justine Te Moananui-Makirere ph 021 408 912.


Tautoro Fynest Loser 2012 Whanau Ora Celebration Day @Saturday 27 Oct, 10am-3pm (Mahuhukiterangi Marae, Tautoro)


Free kids fun day with free healthy information, free music, live bands, heaps of fun! For more information contact Sarah on 09 401 1877 or email madeezy@yahoo.com


Manu Huruhuru Wānanga @Thurs 25 Oct, 9.30am-3.30pm (Kororāreka)


Nau mai, haere mai, whakaurua! Welcome, come and participate!  This workshop is an opportunity for people to learn how to pelt native bird feathers for use in korowai making.  Places are limited so please book your place by 18 October.  (Please bring old clothes to work in and a plate of kai to share.) For further queries regarding the wananga and to book a place please contact Lorraine Young marae@kororarekanz.com or Helen Ough Dealy hodealy@doc.govt.nz  ph 09 403 9006. For cultural material queries contact Paula J Wilson pwilson@doc.govt.nz ph 09 470 3321.


Meningococcal C Vaccination Available Free in Northland - Drop In Clinic @1-13 Oct, 25 Rathbone St, Whangarei


The Meningococcal C vaccine is still available FREE through most GPs in Northland for all children and youth aged 12 months up to under 20 years, who did not receive it in the emergency programme in 2011. There will also be a drop-in clinic open in Whangarei during the October 2012 school holidays.




Northland College Senior Concert @Thurs 27 Sept, 7-9pm (College Hall)


At the end of every year, the senior students of Northland College are given the opportunity to organise and run their own concert, before going into their studies for exams. Meals will be available to purchase from 4.30 to 6.30pm (food stalls) prior to the concert. The students would love to see the whanau come along, to share a meal with them and then to attend the concert. Entry fee is a gold coin.


Law change would block claims on artefacts


Officials are considering changing the law to stop people from laying claim to cultural objects that are on loan here from overseas - including Maori artefacts previously taken out of the country.




DOC Northland - Recreation Site Survey


The Department of Conservation would appreciate your help by completing this short 10-15 minute survey before Monday 8 October. The survey is asking for whanau/hapu/iwi thoughts on a project to help DOC plan for better recreation in Northland.  Completing the survey also makes you eligible for a prize Draw.  First Prize is a $300 Pak 'n' Save voucher and a $300 DOC accommodation voucher.  Two Second Prizes of $300 DOC accommodation vouchers.




Content Management system gets Maori skin


One of the fastest-growing web content management systems, the Wellington-based SilverStripe, has launched a Maori translation of its latest version.



2012 Okaihau Kaikohe Traverse @Sunday 30 Sept


A great fun walk/run event for the family.



Big event for Maori women’s league


The Maori Women's Welfare League national conference in Blenheim this week is the organisation's 60th annual meeting.



Te Papa Tongarewa


What’s on, collections and much more.



Human Rights Commission: Whakawhitiwhiti Korero @Sept 2012


The newsletter keeping you informed about what’s happening in the Human Rights Commission’s Te Mana i Waitangi Project.



Maori Land Court fees to rise


The Government wants to hike fees for the Maori Land Court as part of a move to raise cost recovery across all civil courts and tribunals to 20 percent.



Natives good medicine for future


Planting native trees along the Rangitaiki River will help future generations learn about their awa and how to take care of the environment.




Civil Fees Review @2 Nov 2012 - submissions close


The government has asked the Ministry of Justice to review civil fees for Court and Tribunal services. The Ministry of Justice have prepared a consultation paper containing the framework and fee proposals from the review.  The consultation paper will be open for submissions from Tuesday 25 September and can be accessed from www.justice.govt.nz/services/court-fees.




Ta moko artist wins cash award


The Te Waka Toi scholarships are intended for young artists who are giving back to the community through the arts, and Kingi certainly fits the bill. He is passing on his skills and knowledge to others and keen to promote Maori art.




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