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130613 E Mara E Pānui - 13 June 2013


Notice of Takiwā General Meetings and Elections 2013

Follow this link for more information about the general meetings and for the Notice of Candidates for Ngapuhi Hokianga ki te Raki.


Latest Stories

Parahaki Marae Whakapapa & History Wānanga


New vision for Māori Trust Office

Māori Trustee Jamie Tuuta says an organisational overhaul and a name change is part of a strategy to inspire Māori owners to do more with their land.


Paradise a winner on YouTube

Ngāpuhi musician Waimarie Smith sings about her paradise.  Waimarie won the Hook Line and Sing-a-long competition that called for a song that captures what it means to be a New Zealander and what the student loves about Aotearoa.


Treasures of ancestors on display

Tāonga Māori from the Sir George Grey Special Collections will go on display at the Auckland Central Library from tomorrow.


Matariki a time to give thanks to land, sea and sky

The rising of Matariki star constellations marks the start of te tau hou, the new year, according to ancient Maori traditions.



Asthma toolkit planned for schools

University of Otago researchers hope that developing an asthma tool kit for schools will help address high levels of childhood asthma, particularly among Māori.


Ohaeawai hunter takes top prize

This year's Taheke Pig Hunt has been won by Hare Mangu of Ohaeawai with a 77kg white boar caught in bush at Opahi, about 15km south of Moerewa.



Help needed to break in unproductive whenua

A Māori chartered accountant says Maori landowners need to start hiring the "right people" to help unlock the economic potential of their whenua.


Men's Health Week 2013: 10-16 June

As a population group, Māori have on average the poorest health status of any ethnic group in New Zealand. As such, Men’s Health Week has a strong focus on improving the health of Māori men in the context of whānau ora.



Westpac opens door to Māori 

The newest employee of "Aotearoa's first bilingual bank" is to learn the ropes on behalf of Ngāti Whakaue.


Training changes for Māori wardens

In September last year Te Puni Kokiri - the Ministry of Maori Development completed a review of the Maori wardens' training needs, after talking to members through out the country.


A 'most serious' breach of obligations

Local Māori say they are disappointed but not surprised after the district council was fined for misleading local hapū in the Environment Court.


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