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Takiwā Elections 2014: Te Takiwā o Ngāpuhi ki Whangarei General Meeting & Election @Tuesday 15 July, 6pm (Pehiaweri Marae)

NOTICE OF CANDIDATES AND VOTING (scroll down the page): Pursuant to the Te Rūnanga-Ā-Iwi-O-Ngāpuhi Charitable Trust Deed, Schedule 1, the following nominations have been received for the Chairperson position: Wattie Cooper and Dale van Engelen.  Click here for the Chairperson voting form.    

Takiwā Elections 2014: Te Roopū Takiwā o Mangakahia General Meeting @Tuesday 12 August, 5pm (Waimarie Marae)

Nominations have closed.  

Takiwā Elections 2014: Te Rūnanga o Taumarere ki Rakaumangamanga General Meeting & Election @Thursday 21 August, 6pm  

Nominations opened on Thursday 26 June 2014 and close on Wednesday 9 July 2014.  Follow the links for the Trustee/Proxy and Executive Committee nomination forms.

Marae reconnecting with Whānau

The development and introduction of marae communication tools and a communication plan was the focus of the second two-day workshop at the weekend.  Marae from Waiomio to Hokianga attended the training facilitated by the Rūnanga, to look at how best to use tools like social media and websites to support the implementation of their communication plans. 


Ngāpuhi settlement entity, Tūhoronuku Independent Mandate Authority, election results to be announced 30 July.

The announcement of the full election results for the 22 Representatives on the Ngāpuhi settlement entity Tūhoronuku Independent Mandated Authority (Tūhoronuku IMA) has been delayed three weeks. The announcement will now be made in Public Notices on 30 July.


Pou returns after watery journey

Bay of Islands hapū Te Uri Karaka and Ngāti Manu have returned a pou to traditional lands on the Kororareka peninsula.


Māori language strategy approved 

The Government has approved a new Māori language strategy.


Kapa Haka good for elderly

Mr Nathan said he encouraged Marae, which do not have a roopu haka for their kaumatua to create one, because the art of performing will benefit senior hapu members.


Tribunal reveals inquiry plans

The Waitangi Tribunal has revealed it will be holding inquiries into matters of national significance.

Parents urged to check MMR vaccine

A kura kaupapa Maori is one of five schools hit by an outbreak of measles in Hamilton - with 84 confirmed cases.


Push to get school-age voters enrolled

With few youths on the general electoral roll, Northland students are being encouraged to sign up.


Te Hau Ora O Kaikohe: Family Start Worker Vacancy

Te Hau Ora o Kaikohe has a vacancy available for the position of a Family Start Worker.  For more information email Tania Curtis tania.curtis@thook.co.nz.  Applications close 4 July 2014.

Native eel could go the way of moa

A national hui has been told if efforts aren't made now to protect the habitat of native tuna or eels they could suffer the same fate as the moa - and become extinct.


Young teachers quitting Māori medium

Massey University’s Centre for Educational Development has been given $2.3 million to find ways Maori medium schools can hang on to their teachers.


Course builds strong whānau

A culture-friendly and relevant tool kit aimed at helping Maori families "build awesome whanau" is being brought to Northland.


Fine helps harbour clean up

A Ngati Toa project to improve the quality of water flowing into Porirua Harbour has just got a $39,000 boost.

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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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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