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140109 E Mara E Pānui - 9 January 2014




2014 Ngāpuhi Festival @25-26 January - 15 days to go!

The 2014 Ngāpuhi Festival website is up and running now.  There you can find out all the latest info about the festival, including a section for stall holders to register online.   


Ngāpuhi Festival to be huge

Northland's biggest festival is expected to bring a welcome multi-million-dollar boost to the Mid North economy later this month.


Jobs@The Rūnanga

Paper Plus Kaikohe Part-time Customer Services Assistant


Waitangi Has Talent @5 Feb 2014 (Treaty Grounds)

'Waitangi has Talent' is a talent show - and on February 5 the top 10 finalists will perform at Waitangi where a winner will be chosen to take away $1000 in cash.  For more information click here  Competition entries need to be in by 5pm on January 17, 2014.

Hokianga Hauora Whānau Festival @Saturday 22 February 2014, 10am-2pm (Te Kura o Waima)

The Hokianga Hauora Whānau Festival is a way for Te Kura o Waima to provide a positive and motivating forum for the families of their wider communities to come together and celebrate.


Mid-North Be Free Family Day Out & Talent Quest Finals @23 February 2014 (Kerikeri Domain) 

Be Free is about promoting freedom from addictions, supporting our community and celebrating life. Contact Tony Harrison musicwks@ihug.co.nz, on 09 407 7860 or 021 583986 for more information about the talent quest.

Nga Whanau Fest 2014 @ Saturday 8 March, 11am gates open (Taheke Community Centre)

Proudly supported by Taheke Marae.  


BNZ Māori Cadetships

BNZ would like to invite applications from their clients, for the first nationwide Te Pihinga, BNZ Māori Cadetships. They are ideally looking for passionate people who have a background and experience amongst Māori communities and are interested in a possible career in BNZ banking.  The close off date for applications is 20 January 2014.

BNZ Māori Cadetship Information

BNZ Māori Cadetship Position Description

BNZ  Application for Employment

Ngāti Rehia outrigger regatta takes off

Getting out on the water at this time of the season is a daily must for competitors serious about seeking national honours.

Read more.

Māori trust threatens blockade of Hole in the Rock

Motu Kokako Ahu Whenua Trust, which has 612 members, is also concerned that the operators aren't telling tourists the correct narrative history of the island, which has great cultural significance to Ngāpuhi.


Māori lose voice in larger councils

A former Labour MP and North Shore councillor is warning that larger local government units are cutting out local and Māori participation.


Emotional farewell to principal

"The most important thing you take to a classroom is your cultural identify.  Identity matters.  I have always fought hard for Māori students to have the absolute right to learn as Māori and succeed as Māori."




This is a collection of Māori news, general news of interest to Māori from on-line sources of national media including print, TV and radio and community panui.

The aim is to provide a weekly electronic panui that drives and facilitates panui of interest to our constituency. 


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