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140213 E Mara E Pānui - 13 February 2014



BREAKING NEWS 14 February 2014

A new era begins for Ngāpuhi: Government recognises Tūhoronuku to represent all Ngāpuhi

A new era of economic prosperity and social and cultural advancement begins today for New Zealand's biggest Iwi, Ngāpuhi, and the Northland region. 


Ngāpuhi Scholarship Applications @close 31 March 2014

Te Rūnanga-Ā-Iwi-O-Ngāpuhi Scholarship Awards were established in 2003.  The overall aim of Ngāpuhi Scholarships is to assist Ngāpuhi students to fulfil their potential for academic success, and encourage applicants to contribute their skills towards the wellbeing and betterment of Ngāpuhi whānau, hapū and iwi. 


Rescheduled Tauwhara Marae AGM @Saturday 15 March 2014 (9am)

Please bring a plate.

Largest treaty signing marked

Hokianga Māori gathered at Mangungu today to celebrate the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi there by their tupuna 174 years ago.


College students impress talent scouts 

Talent scouts for Australian Rules Football have their eyes on Bay of Islands College students Ben Armstrong and Te Kopa Tipene-Thomas.


Art Exhibition: He Whakaputanga Mai o te Rangatiratanga - a proclamation @1-28 February 2014 (black_space gallery, Kohukohu, Hokianga)

Artists: Toi Te Rito Maihi, Maureen Lander, Heiwari Johnson, Claire Kaahu White, Bev Wilson, Michelle Morunga, Urikore Ngakuru, Emere Te Paea Robson, Stacey Noel, Heather Rangderson, Henare Rawiri, John Morunga and Maki Herbert.


Maranga Mai E Te Iwi Festival 2014 @Saturday 12 April (ASB Stadium, Kensington, Whangarei)

Fundraising opportunity for whānau, community groups and marae at the Tai Tokerau Regional Kapa Haka Competitions for Senior Kapa,  Please see the stall application form for more information.

The transformation of Kaikohe's popular sports expo

Over the past four years since its establishment, the event formerly known as the Kaikohe Kids Sports Expo has grown from strength to strength, and that progression was expected to continue this year when the event is held on March 1 under the moniker, Whānau Fun Fest 2014. 


Mana of water wanted in policy

Te Wai Māori Trust wants more importance placed on upholding the mana of water in nationwide rules for managing lakes and rivers. 


Marae tour for new charter school

One of the new charter schools will start its academic year with a tour of marae in Ngāpuhi territory.


Dreams used in therapy

The mental health worker says in his culture, and similarly with other indigenous groups, dreams play an important part of where people get their guidance and inspiration from because they are messages which come directly from their tupuna (ancestors).


Tuhoe to establish archive centre

Iwi chair Tamati Kruger says archives such as old Māori Land Court records, voice recordings, and photographs will be housed there.


Iwi backs Te Reo research centre

The director of Te Reo, Tikanga and Matauranga at Kahungunu Iwi Incorporated, Jeremy Tatere MacLeod, says his tribe has found its own reo strategy that tribal dialects are important.



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