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Voting begins today for Ngāpuhi Hapū Kaikōrero

Voting begins today 14 May for Hapū Kaikōrero representatives on the Tūhoronuku Independent Mandated Authority (“Tūhoronuku IMA”) – the mandated Ngāpuhi settlement entity.

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2014 TIMA Election of Hapū Kaikōrero Representatives Confirmation of Hui Venues 

Election hui for Hapū Kaikōrero candidates are being held between 1 and 8 June 2014. All respective hapū members are invited to attend hui to meet the candidates. Hui details are also available onwww.electionz.com and www.tuhoronuku.com.

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Pipiwai Love It: Dust Hate It

The Pipiwai Titoki Road Action Group is saying the dust problem in Pipiwai is no longer a dust problem it's a health hazard: they want Pipiwai road to be sealed.

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So proud to be Ngāpuhi

The scholarship pūtea I received from the Rūnanga in 2012 helped with my diploma studies in shipping and freight - thank you.

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New Te Reo strategy law close

The Government wants to start putting its Te Reo strategy into law by the end of July.

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Māori Battalion pilgrimage underway  

Descendants of 28th Māori Battalion soldiers have embarked on an international pilgrimage to visit some of the renowned battle site where their relatives fought.

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Fed-up locals gather in protest of dusty roads

There's no better way to raise the issue of Northland's dusty roads than by taking it directly to the local council.

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Concerns raised over health inequalities for Māori children 

"We need to slash the inequalities for our children in the health sector."  This from a Māori doctor renowned nationwide as an advocate for the health of his people.

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Northern marine proposals upset iwi 

Proposals for marine reserves in the Bay of Islands are coming in for stiff opposition from local Māori.

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Traditional Māori garden is a growing asset 

A new North Tec course is working with the local hapū to revive traditional gardening at a reconstructed Māori village. 

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Steps to Success' empowers whānau  

Recent research showing a bias against Māori students by maths teachers affirmed the need for Government initiatives, such as Steps to Success, to improve Māori achievement, says Māori Affairs Minister Hon Dr Pita Sharples.

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Marae Investigates: 

The general election is just 18 weeks away, how prepared are political parties to woo the Māori vote? Marae debates the issues with a panel of political leaders. 

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Chancellor wants Māori tertiary reps

Massey University chancellor Chris Kelly wants the Government to be responsible for appointing a Māori representative on to university and wānanga councils.

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New nurses can't find jobs

The National Council of Māori Nurses says new graduates are heading to Australia to get work because they can't find a job here.

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Māori making its mark on sign language

A New Zealand Sign Language expert says the need for more Māori gestures in sign language is increasing, as more deaf Māori start feeling included in Te Ao Māori, or the Māori "world".

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The Otangarei community presents its wish list

Otangarei deserves the same "love it here" focus as sthe rest of Whangarei, says a group of  residents who want the suburb to get a better deal.

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Miromoda invites entries

The Miromoda fashion design competition is calling for entries from designers who identify as Māori.

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On Trust - Te Aupouri Ponder The Future 

"Some people think we will be generous and take direct action on deprivation in the north.  But the position we tend to adopt is that these things are the responsibility of the Crown and the responsibility of the Rūnanga is to help make conditions better to promote economic development in the area."

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Marae urged to listen to those with disabilities 

A Dunedin-based researcher is urging marae throughout the country to get advice from their relativs living with a disability about how to make their pa accessible for visitors.

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Bay of Islands 'Te Papawai' Community Pool Working Bee @Saturday 17 - Sunday 25 May 2014 (Kawakawa) 

Contact Richard on 09 4040043 for more information. Painting the roof, the building, making fence art and undertaking a garden project are some of the tasks to be tackled. "We need you!!"

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