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130523 E Mara E Pānui - 23 May 2013

Notice of Takiwa General Meetings and Elections 2013


2013 General Meeting & Election for Ngapuhi ki te Hauauru Takiwa @Tues 16 July 2013 (Kohewhata Marae, 6pm): Nominations opened on Mon 20 May 2013 and close on Tues 4 June 2013.


2013 General Meeting & Election for Nga Ngaru o Hokianga Takiwa @Wed 17 July 2013 (Omanaia ‘Te Piiti’ Marae, 5.30pm): Nominations opened on Tues 21 May 2013 and close on Wed 5 June 2013.


Notice of Candidates for Ngapuhi Hokianga ki te Raki Takiwa


Click on Notice of Candidates for Ngāpuhi Hokianga ki te Raki to see the Chairperson, Trustee and Proxy Trustee candidates. 

How to vote:

1.You must be registered to vote

2.   Voting in Person - go to the Ngāpuhi Hokianga ki te Raki Takiwā AGM & Election on Wednesday 19 June 2013 at 6pm, Piki Te Aroha Marae, Rahiri.

3.   Postal Voting - postal votes must be received by the Returning Officer at Te Rūnanga-Ā-Iwi-O-Ngāpuhi, by 5pm on Tuesday 18 June 2013.  Please post voting forms to ‘The Returning Officer, 16 Mangakahia Road, PO Box 263 Kaikohe 0440‘

4.   Voting papers and election information are available on the website www.ngapuhi.iwi.nz and from the Runanga office.  Phone 09 401 5530 or 0800 NGAPUHI (0800 642 7844)

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Contestants Wanted for New Whanau Game Show on Maori Television


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