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131003 E Mara E Pānui - 3 October 2013


Te Rūnanga-Ā-Iwi-O-Ngāpuhi AGM 2013 @Saturday 19 October, 9.30am (Whakamaharatanga Marae, Waimamaku)

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Ngawha Marae: Te Whakaohonga Ake 2013 @Saturday 12 October, 5am 

Nau mai, haere mai ki te whakanui i te whakaaranga ake o te tupuna whare.




Te Tarai o Rahiri Market Day @Saturday 5 October 2013, 9am (Te Tarai o Rahiri Marae, Pakotai)

Wet or fine! $5 per stall.  If you would like a stall please contact Piki on 09 433 1789.  All welcome.

Celebrating Arai-te-uru @Saturday 12 October 2013, 10am (Arai-te-uru Recreational Reserve, Omapere, Hokianga)

You are all invited to the unveiling of the new interpretation boardwalks and plinths at Arai-te-uru that explain the local stories of this highly significant area.  At the conclusion of the ceremony lunch will be held at Pakanae Marae.  If you have any queries please contact the Dept of Conservation, Dargaville Field Base - Karen Joyce-Paki kdjoyce@doc.govt.nz on 09 439 3450.


Tsunami wave danger underestimated in NZ

Residents in several populated coastal areas are being warned they could be at risk from tsunamis more than 12 metres high.



Innovation helps get and keep an edge over competition

R&D is one of the main ways businesses have of gaining and keeping an edge over the competition.


Māori Battalion audio goes live

Five hours of historic audio recordings of the 28th Māori Battalion from 1943 are now available online.


School on the farm

A plan to churn out a new breed of farmer is in place at Northland College.


Marae urges big turnout as more Māori candidates stand

A Far North marae is trying to boost local turnout in the council elections to 85 per cent from the current less than one in three.

Challenge to candidates on gambling

A Māori public health group is backing a challenge by far north GP Lance O'Sullivan for local body candidates to reveal their stance on gambling.

Smoke in cars affecting tamariki

Tamariki Māori are still being exposed to secondhand smoke in cars at greater rates than other children.


Team up addressing Māori business need

The chief executive of the Māori Women's Development Incorporation says teaming up with Poutama Trust makes sense because both organisations service Māori small business start-ups.



Customary law changes spurred by Govt

The author of a compendium on Māori Customary Law says past changes to its concepts have been driven by government departments who have wanted to use them.

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