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140403 E Mara E Pānui - 3 April 2014




Tūhoronuku: Nomination Period Extended

Nomination period extended for Ngāpuhi Hapū representatives, but overall voting process for new Tūhoronuku Independent Mandated Authority trustees remains on schedule.


What's On in April 2014

Takiwā meetings and other events.


The same Treaty lawyers attempt to derail one Treaty settlement after the next - Raniera (Sonny) Tau

The same lawyers are moving from one Treaty settlement to the next, trying to derail the settlement process in the Waitangi Tribunal, says Ngāpuhi leader Raniera (Sonny) Tau.


Follow your dream

16 year-old Ngāti Kawa and Te Mahurehure student Arumia Lawrence was recently invited to speak at the Social Workers in Schools (SWiS) Leaders conference at Kawakawa Primary.


Ngati Rehia 'to be around the table'

Bay of Islands hapū Ngati Rehia has decided to participate in the election process to determine the board of Tuhoronuku, despite co-founding the group that opposes it.


Government Announces North Island Whānau Ora Commissioning Agency 

Te Pou Matakana - a new organisation born from the National Urban Māori Authority (NUMA) has been selected to establish the Whānau Ora Commissioning Agency for Te Ika a Māui (North Island) announced Minister for Whānau Ora, Tariana Turia today.


Te Rūnanga o Taumarere ki Rakaumangamanga @Saturday 5 April 2014, 10am-2.30pm (Te Rawhiti Marae)

Invites hapū o Taumarere to a hui to discuss the Rohe Moana Plan for the Southern Bay of Islands.  

Parahaki Marae @25-26 April 2014

Friday night, 25 April - Whakapapa, History & Waiata Wānanga.  Saturday, 26 April - Healthy Lifestyles Hui - Whānau Ora.  Contact Annette Kaipo for information on 021 216 8835.

Te Taitokerau Regional Kapa Haka 2014 @Saturday, 12 April

Venue: ASB Stadium Kensington, Northland. (Western Hills Drive, Whangarei).


Te Pahi's long-lost medal 'needs to come home'

A small newspaper clipping about the auctioning in Australia of a medal raised an alert for Hugh Rihari.


Kaikohe Rotary Literacy Day 2014 @Saturday 5 April, 10am-12pm (Northland College) 

What happens on the day? Participating schools and organisations set up their stands with Literacy activities for the children to compete.  There will be a range of fun activities for all ages.


Northland Māori group 'shattered' after oil and gas exploration area doubled

A group representing some Northlan Māori against mining, says the Government did not consult them before deciding to open eight new areas for oil and gas exploration in its 2014 Block Offer.

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Healthy Homes Tai Tokerau - get insulation now before winter

Healthy Homes Tai Tokerau has the capacity to insulate homes for free for eligible families (i..e. 100% subsidy). Referrals have dropped off over the summer (understandably!) so please remind whānau that now is a good time to apply before winter! 


Risks in Family Court reforms

Lawyers are concerned this week's changes to the Family Court will disadvantage many parents and children.


Māori tattoo seen as a therapy

A psychiatrist says the art of tamoko or Māori tattooing is helping people struggling in life to deal with problems including attempted suicide.


More to come: O'Sullivan

"I've got a lot more to offer."

That's a promise from Kaitaia doctor Lance O'Sullivan, who captured the attention of the nation with his determination and dedication to healthcare for poorer communities.


Climate change to hit Māori - UN

The United Nations says climate change will affect Māori on many levels and in different ways.


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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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