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What's On @March 2014

Board and Takiwā meetings & other events 


Tūhoronuku Information Hui Invitation to Ngāpuhi whānau @Mon 3 - Wed 5 March 2014

The Tūhoronuku Independent Mandated Authority (IMA) invites all Ngāpuhi descendants to attend information hui outlining the election and appointment process and how they can participate.


Matai Aranui Marae

Special trustees meeting @Saturday 1 March 2014
Korowai Wānanga 2014 dates@ March 14-16, March 28-30, April 11-13, April 18-20, May 2-4, May 16-18, May 30-June 1 and June 13-14.

Cadets to retrace Italy journey of Māori battalion

A Māori leadership academy is raising money to send its Ngāpuhi cadets to Italy to retrace the journey of their elders who served in the 28th Māori Battalion.


Ngāti Ruamahue establish Ironmahue event

Last year, descendants of Ngāti Ruamahue in Ngāpuhi hoped to establish their own version of the popular IronMāori event. That hope came to fruition as yesterday marked the start of the inaugural Ironmahue event.

Read more.

Slow road to settlements

Prime Minister John Key announced it would take until about 2017 to finalise all Treaty settlements.


Council funding puts art gallery on hold 

Supporters of a proposed new Māori art gallery in Northland fear it is about to be given the kibosh by the new Whangarei District Council.


Study of kohanga tamariki sought

A Tolaga Bay teacher is calling for a study into tamariki who have grauated from kohanga.


App offers new way to learn Māori

Inventor says digital technology could be the saviour of a language under threat.


Ginseng company eyes Asian market

A Māori-owned company believes it can grow the popular Asian herb ginseng in New Zealand better than countries where it originates.


Banks 'push' staff to learn Māori

A Maori language lecturer says some banks are pushing their staff to learn the language so they can court iwi settling treaty settlements.


Refuge provides better lifestyle options

Te Whare Marama o Māngere is a refuge for families affected by domestic violence and its co-ordinator, Christina Teikamata, has created a garden to help empower their residents to live a better lifestyle.


Finding touchstones

'Treaty issues and Treaty settlements are the landscape of my painting," says Emily Karaka. Fighting for a settlement for Ngai Tai ki Tamaki is also the reason Karaka's painted output has been limited in recent years, as she battled not just the Crown but members of her own tribe.



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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