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140717 E Mara E Pānui - 17 July 2014







Takiwā Elections 2014:

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

​Te Rūnanga o Taumarere ki Rakaumangamanga General Meeting @Thursday 21 August, 6pm (Waikare Marae)  

Ngā Ngaru o Hokianga AGM @Wednesday 20 August 2014, 5.30pm  

The venue is Matai Aranui Marae, Whirinaki.

Born for War 

I am a school teacher with a military background.  Over the past eight years I have been researching, writing and filming for a series of historical novels (and accompanying documentaries) based upon New Zealand's military history.


Vacancy: Paper Plus Store Manager (Kaikohe)

By having responsibility for the efficient and profitable operations of a Paper Plus store, this position is critical to the success of the Paper Plus group. The store manager is responsible for ensuring that excellent customer service is consistently provided for all customers, quality store operations are maintained, store employees are led and empowered in a positive manner, and financial contribution is maximized. Applications close 25 July 2014.  For more information contact Merle Stirling on 09 401 0317, quoting reference Paper Plus Store Manager.


Otaua Marae Hapū Development Strategic Plan @July 25-27, 2014

Powhiri Friday 25 July, 6pm. For more information contact Friday Rountree on 027 2799242 or friday.rountree@gmail.com

The Takou 439 Reservation Trust Special General Meeting @2 August 2014 (10am)

The venue is Mataatua Ki Takou Whare Awhina, Takou Bay.  For any queries contact Secretary Nora Rameka nora.rameka@xtra.co.nz or phone 021 151 2924.

Otatara Marae Trustees & Beneficiaries AGM @Saturday 9 August 2014 (11am)

*Confirm Trustees, Officers Election & Constitution Charter.  Contact Heather  on 09 401 1523

How MPI intends to assist Māori Land Owners (video)

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) have been involved in a number of successful Maori Agribusiness projects across the “motu”. As such, they have identified a number of key steps and key processes which they have tried to capture in this video.The steps and processes in this video are not “the only” way that a project may proceed, but are designed to inform as to how other trusts, hapū, Māori have gone about approaching their whānau projects.  For more information contact Roger Dalton on 09 909 3070, or mobile 021683617.


New unit to oversee Māori housing

The Government will set up a national Māori housing unit within the Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment to co-ordinate strategic Māori housing policy across government.


Asthma Foundation wants new protocol

The Asthma Foundation hopes to include an asthma regimen, proved to be beneficial for Māori, in new asthma treatment guidelines.


Invitation to the Hokianga Accord Hui @7 August 2014, 9.45am (Paihia) 

The Hokianga Accord is having its next hui on Thursday 7th August 2014 at the Bay of Islands Swordfish Club, Paihia, Bay of Islands, from 10-7pm (9.45am assemble). The Hokianga Accord brings together the commercial and non-commercial interests of Ngapuhi, Ngati Whatua, and other northern iwi and hapu, environmental and fishing interests groups. Confirm your attendance with Shelley Naera 027 5872466, Scott Macindoe 021 622463 or Trish Rea 027 4175121 trish@legasea.co.nz 

Dentistry scholarship applications go up

The hole in the Māori dental workforce is starting to be filled.


Providers needed for rongoa wānanga

Drug buying agency Pharmac wants help getting the message about medicines out to Māori health professionals and community health workers.


Progress in free internet - ministry

About a quarter of Maori-medium kura are connected to free internet as part of a project to have fast broadband in schools across the country, the Ministry of Education says.


Initiative increases Māori leaders in infrastructure industry

Te Puni Kōkiri, together with Connnexis and employers are celebrating 24 Māori graduands from a new suite of first-line management programmes.


80 new social workers

More than 80 new Child, Youth and Family social workers are to be recruited, Social Development Minister Paula Bennett says.


New senior Māori police officers

Police leadership is getting a shake-up, with plans to appoint a dozen new Maori inspectors.


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.


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