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140529 E Mara E Pānui - 29 May 2014







Takiwā Elections 2014

Te Takiwā o Ngāpuhi ki Whangarei General Meeting and Election is on Tuesday 15 July 2014 at 6pm. The venue is to be confirmed. Nominations opened on Monday 19 May and close Friday 30 May 2014.  Follow the links for the Election 2014 Fact Sheet, the Trustee/Proxy and Executive Committee nomination forms.   

2014 TIMA Hapū Kaikōrero Election, Te Uri o Hua Hapū - Candidate Withdrawal

An election is no longer required to elect the Hapū Kaikōrero Representative for Te Uri o Hua, due to the withdrawal of John Kaka CLARK due to ill health.


Voting now open for Ngāpuhi settlement, Hapū Kaikōrero, Kaumātua Kuia and Urban Representative

Voting for Hapū Kaikōrero, Kaumātua and Kuia and Ngāpuhi Ā Rohe (Urban) representatives on the Ngāpuhi settlement entity Tūhoronuku Independent Mandated Authority (Tūhoronuku IMA) is now open.


Ngāpuhi appoints new external director

Ngāpuhi appoints new external director for commercial company.


Ngāpuhi Basketball Talent

Ngāpuhi continues to supply the country’s leading basketball talent, with ex Rosmini College student Tohiraukura (Tohi) Smith-Milner being recruited by the University of New Mexico.Head coach Craig Neal said Tohi, a 6-foot-9-inch forward, will join the Lobos as a freshman from Auckland, New Zealand.

Danny Kopa: back from competing in Australia

Northland Mounted Games rep Danny Kopa has completed a month of international competition in Australia, returning home with credible rankings.


Ngāpuhi to lease Ngawha springs  

Aspirations for the return of lands at Ngawha are yet to be realised by Ngāpuhi have come a little closer to achieving that goal recently following an agreement with the District Council for descendants to take over management of Ngawha springs via a lease.


Position Vacant - Kaikohe Caltex: Retail Site Manager

This position has responsibility for the smooth operation of the Service Station and Grocery Store, and at all times ensuring the store presentation is consistently of the highest standard.


Pipiwai Titoki Road Action Group Meeting @Friday 30 May 2014, 3pm (Otangarei Marae)

Where to from after the hikoi to WDC? Seeking help and support - welcome to the meeting! The Pipiwai Titoki Road Action Group requires the expert advice of an/ environmentally savvy advocate/s.  For catering purpsoses please RSVP by Wed 28 May 2014 to Puti Tipene on 021 024 23499.

Hotels eye land near Treaty grounds 

Waitangi National Trust Board chair Pita Paraone gave a submission to the Parliamentary Maori Affairs committee on Wednesday about its amendment bill.


Hot pools revamp unveiled 

A proposed $2.5 million hot pool upgrade could bring development to part of the Mid North where jobs and money are scarce, the project's backers say.


Tūhono Research Panel 

Tūhono have recently launched a unique new effort to make sure Māori across the country are heard. The Tūhono Research Panel will provide the platform for Māori to give voice to those things that really matter, for you and your whānau.


Te Hīnātore 2014 @9-10 June (Epsom Campus, The University of Auckland) 

Te Hīnātore 2014 is being held in Auckland this year and promises to be an insightful two days of scholarship, networking and inspiration.  The conference boasts a line up of prominent Māori leaders conducting their keynote addresses on a range of topics, with emphasis being on our Māori tamariki.


Demographics give Māori Asian unease

A leading sociologist says Māori suspicion of Asian migrants could be a response to demographic change they feel they have no control over.


Tapu talk compounds gout suffering

A Māori health researcher wants Māori men to start talking about pain.


Sign language board to be set up

A New Zealand Sign Language Board with two deaf Māori representatives will be set up before the end of the year with funding announced in the Budget.


Geothermal firm seeks Dutch help

A Māori-owned geothermal business in Bay of Plenty is contracting one of the world's top universities in the Netherlands to help it expand.


Unsure about your registration?

Ever received an acknowledgement? Do you have a registration number? If you're unsure about your registration details contact us. Ph 0800 NGĀPUHI (0800 6427844), 09 401 5530 or email the registrations team at registrations@ngapuhi.iwi.nz.

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


Te Rūnanga-Ā-Iwi-O-Ngāpuhi
16 Mangakahia Rd, Kaikohe
Ph 0800 NGAPUHI (6427844) +64 9 401 5530
Email runanga@ngapuhi.iwi.nz
Fax +64 9 401 5543