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121018 E Mara E Pānui - 18 October 2012

Te Runanga-A-Iwi-O-Ngapuhi AGM 2012


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




Ngapuhi Kaumatua and Kuia confirm continued support for Tuhoronuku


Ngapuhi Kaumatua and Kuia have overwhelmingly given their continued support to Tuhoronuku to progress the settlement of Ngapuhi Te Tiriti o Waitangi grievances against the Crown.




Te Runanga-A-Iwi-O-Ngapuhi Annual Report 2012


Posted on the website on Thurs 27 September the annual report can be viewed/downloaded by clicking on this link.


Jobs@The Runanga


Four new vacancies - for more information visit our website


Maori Television doco highlights the plight of the longfin eel


A new documentary to screen on Maori Television reveals the extraordinary life-cycle of the longfin eel (tuna), its history among Maori tribes and the hard-work of those who are helping the threatened species survive.



New museum part of $10m Waitangi upgrade


The Waitangi Treaty Grounds are to get a $10 million facelift, including a new museum, in time for the 175th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty in 2015.




Breast Cancer Action Month


October is breast cancer awareness month globally. In New Zealand The NZBCF is part of a global movement towards a world without breast cancer and it is time to shift the public focus from awareness to action. We are asking the public to take action against the disease that is the number one cancer killer of New Zealand women.




Maori home loan scheme expanded


More Maori will be able to borrow money to build homes on communally-owned land under changes to the Kainga Whenua loan scheme announced on Friday.




Technology Apprenticeships up for grabs with Vodafone! @Friday 9 Nov applications close


Are you excited about the idea of telecommunications as a career? Vodafone is looking for 10 men and women to join our new technology apprenticeship scheme. Based in Auckland, you’ll spend the next two years working with Vodafone’s technology team whilst studying towards an NZQA accredited National Certificate in Telecommunications (Level 3). Yes, you will be paid to learn! 




Community stands up for cinema


Castle Duo has received the support it needs and the spokesperson for a new community group says Kaikohe's cinema is "saved".




Diary of a Northland waka ama adventure


A group of Far North youngsters embarked on a waka journey from Cape Reinga to Whangarei as part of their mental and physical preparation for the upcoming waka ama championships in Rarotonga.




Free lunch serves up plenty of smiles


They say there's no such thing as a free lunch but the pupils at Whangarei's Manaia View School have a few choice words to say to that old adage.




Giving eels their due respect


A documentary due to screen later this month about the plight of the longfin eel features Whangarei's Millan Ruka and his campaign to clean up Northland waterways.




Te Kooti o Matariki


In 2010 the late Chief District Court Judge Russell Johnson took steps to initiate a specialist court in Kaikohe with an aim of increasing the use of section 27 of the sentencing Act 2002 to allow the whānau, hapū and iwi of an offender to address the court at sentencing and to provide “wrap around” services including the programmes and services similar to that offered by programme providers.  Assurances were given by both Judge Johnson CDJ and Judge Rota that this initiative was not a pilot project but an approach which would engage an offender’s whanau, hapu and iwi in the sentencing process.



Youth Advisory Group Survey


Please support the Whangarei District Council Youth Advisory Group by passing on this District wide youth survey link to all young people aged between 12-24 to answer the questions to help make their District a great place for young people. Closes Mid-November. For hard copies or more information contact Jolene Iriving on 09 430 4230 or joleneI@wdc.govt.nz



Freephone 0800 642 784


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