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2013 General Meeting & Election for Ngapuhi Hokianga ki te Raki Takiwa


Nominations for the positions of Trustee, Proxy Trustee and Executive Committee membership open on Monday 22 April 2013 and close on Tuesday 7 May 2013.  Nomination forms and the Election 2013 Fact Sheet are available from Te Runanga-A-Iwi-O-Ngapuhi offices, 16 Mangakahia Road, Kaikohe and can also be downloaded from the website www.ngapuhi.iwi.nz


Ngapuhi Hokianga ki te Raki AGM & Election

Wednesday, 19 June 2013

Piki Te Aroha Marae, Rahiri




Hapu Development Financial Workshop postponed to @Saturday 18 May 2013


For those of you that have registered for the workshop and are still able to join the Hapu Development team the confirmed date is 18 May.  If you are interested but not registered there is a waiting list.  Training will take place at the Runanga office, 16 Mangakahia Road, Kaikohe.  The whakatau is at 9.30am.  For more information contact Mariao Hohaia mariao.hohaia@ngapuhi.org or phone 09 401 5540. 

Te Ture Whenua Maori Act Review Consultation Hui @16-17 May 2013: Auckland, Kaikohe & Kaitaia


An independent panel of experts  are currently reviewing Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993.  The Panel members are Matanuku Mahuika (chair), Tokorangi Kapea, Patsy Reddy and Dion Tuuta. As part of the review and the recent release of a Discussion document (see http://www.tpk.govt.nz/en/consultation/ttwma/?Action=View) the panel are holding a series of consultation hui  in areas with high concentrations of Māori land and/or Maori land owners.


Auckland- Mangere @16 May, 10am (Te Puea Marae), Auckland- Oratia @16 May, 2pm (Hoani Waititi Marae), Kaikohe @17 May, 10.30am (Mid North Motor Inn) and Kaitaia @17 May 2013, 2.30pm (The Main Hall, Te Ahu Centre).  Click here for the Discussion Document. 


Written submissions on the Discussion Document are due by 17 May 2013, and can be sent to TTWMA@tpk.govt.nz or Te Ture Whenua Maori Act Review Panel, c/o Te Puni Kokiri, PO Box 3943, Wellington.



Hapu says farming not mining is the key to jobs


A Ngapuhi hapu leading an anti-mining protest says farming is the key to employment in its rohe, not mining.




Deregulation killing Maori foresters


The head of the Council of Trade Unions says safety conditions for the largely Māori forestry workforce are getting worse, not better.


ASB Community Trust - Quick Response Grants (Places Funding Area)


If an organisation is requesting $20,000 or less, a quick-response grant decision is made within eight weeks of the closing date. All applications will be acknowledged in writing and applicants will be told when to expect a grant decision.  Closing dates for the rest of 2013 are: 1 June, 1 August and 1 October.




Maori art for all to see


A unique Maori art gallery is a key part of the Hundertwasser Art Centre proposed for the Town Basin.



MRSA rates for Maori far worse than reported


A south Auckland doctor says the number of Maori contracting the MRSA superbug is far worse than reported in a new study.



Maori Prophets Come to Life In Maori Television Series


“The tales of individual prophets has been the inspiration for films, novels and history books, but there has never been a comprehensive account for television – until now,” says producer Meg Douglas.



New software programme could change social service management


A software program that Te Whanau o Waipareira developed to manage its whānau ora workload could change social service management around the world.



HIV in New Zealand Today - Northland Roadshow in May


Current HV/AIDS epidemiology in NZ and global comparisons. Current issues and concerns about HIV prevention, education and treatment.  Personal perspectives from people lving with HIV.   Whangarei @Mon 27 May, 6-8pm (Ratu Rm, Manaia Health PHO), Kaitaia @Tues 28 May, 4-6pm (Kaitaia Hosp Whare) & Kerikeri @29 May, 4-6pm (Te Taitokerau PHO).  RSVP by 22 May to 0800 448 5463.

Maori divided over money or spectrum


The Maori Internet Society says it cannot decide between the spectrum or the cash after consulting its 2000 members on how Maori could best share in the sale of the "digital dividend" radio spectrum this year.



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