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130314 E Mara E Pānui - 14 March 2013

Takiwa Meetings & Other Events in March


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Latest Stories - Tautoro History


Following on from their strategic planning hui in January, Te Maunga Whakahī Ki Tautoro recently held their historical group hui at Mahuhukiterangi Marae.  



Jobs @The Runanga


Ngapuhi Books and Stationery Ltd - Paper Plus Kaikohe, Part-time Customer Services Assistant vacancy  Applications close 22 March.



Te Runanga-A-Iwi-O-Ngapuhi  Scholarships


The Scholarship Awards  were established in 2003.  The overall aim of Ngapuhi Scholarships is to assist Ngapuhi students to fulfil their potential for academic success, and encourage applicants to contribute their skills towards the wellbeing and betterment of Ngapuhi whanau, hapu and iwi.

2013 Scholarship Applications close 31 March 2013.



Waterways Meeting at Mohinui Marae @Thurs 14 March, 7pm


Come have your say if you get your water from the Waiomio awa.


Te Ahuareka o Ngati Hine Festival 2013 @15-16 March


Programme details and information.



Easter Weekend Rocks (Who Rox The Pa) @31 March, 12pm start


A family fun day out. Music, bands and activities for tamariki and mokopuna.  For more information phone W Maihi on 021 025 31661. ‘Te Pa O Kaikohekohe’


isafe online tool - improving the safety decisions and well-being of women in unsafe partner relationships.


The problem of violence and its health effects on women are significant in Aotearoa/New Zealand.  isafe’s goal is to develop a culturally appropriate and accessible intervention for women that limit’s intimate partner violence and its negative consequences. Safety planning is one of the most widely recommended interventions that prevent further harm to women and their children.




Trust board calls for kohanga reo bill


Te Kohanga Reo National Trust Board says it wants a bill of its own before the end of the year.



Ngapuhi claimants gear up for Treaty hearing


Ngapuhi hapu claimants are preparing for stage 2 of the Waitangi Tribunal Te Paparahi o Te Raki inquiry, which will begin with a powhiri at Waitangi Marae on March 17.



Hauora Maori Scholarships 2013


Hauora Māori Scholarships provide financial assistance to students who are undertaking or completing a course in health and disability studies that has been accredited by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA).



Paddy Whiu always a likely lad


Far North rangatira policeman Paddy Whiu died more than a month ago, but the good-natured lawman who was respected by all has not been forgotten, particularly by the man who recruited him into the police force.



Swimmers ignore warning signs


Whangarei Falls in Tikipunga is consistently found to have elevated bacteria levels and signs advise against swimming.



Polyfest opens in Auckland


The 38th annual ASB Polyfest opened at the Manukau Sports Bowl with a flag-raising ceremony and a powhiri.



Barrier at Waitangi


Walking the coastal track at Waitangi is no longer a free activity for all.



Maori highly valued in Aboriginal communities - researcher


A researcher who specialises in Maori in Australia says Maori who work in Aboriginal communities are highly valued by the authorities there because they have an ability to connect with indigenous Australians in a way other people can't.



Maori rehabilitation course in prisons extended


A Maori rehabilitation programme in prisons has been extended after showing promising results.



Lower Hutt land sale infuriates iwi


A Wellington iwi says land has been stolen from it and sold off by the body set up to manage its Treaty settlement money.



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