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140918 E Mara E Pānui - 18 September 2014




A Whānau Ora Story: Northland HUBB

A chance meeting two years ago led to the establishment of the Northland HUBB and a dramatic turnaround in student attainment levels at Northland College. Read more...

Ngāpuhi Merchandise Online

Popular Ngāpuhi merchandise is now available online. Go to the online store here.

Funding Assistance Leads to Waka Ama Success

Te Rūnanga-Ā-Iwi-O-Ngāpuhi funding assistance helps the J16 Girls team to international success at the Waka Ama World Sprints in Brazil. Read more... 

Putting Their Best Foot Forward

Funding also helps two local girls attend a national netball tournament in Nelson. Read more...

A Small Group Holding Back Ngāpuhi

The decision by the Waitangi Tribunal to grant an urgent hearing into the validity of the Tūhoronuku IMA mandate could further delay the Ngāpuhi settlement, and deny Ngāpuhi and Northland urgently needed cultural, social, and economic advancement. ​Read more...

Māori Fisheries Review

A review of the Māori Fisheries Act is underway, with a hui tomorrow at Kohewhata Marae starting at 10am. Read more...

Rūnanga Chair's Report Online

Te Rūnanga-Ā-Iwi-O-Ngāpuhi Chair Rāniera (Sonny) Tau's report to the board of trustees is online. In it he canvasses a number of issues facing Ngāpuhi and Māoridom. Read more...

Conspiracy to Unseat Te Tai Tokerau MP

Te Tai Tokerau MP Hone Harawira says there's conspiracy to unseat him as the sitting MP, with National, the Māori Party and Labour joining forces to tell their supporters to vote for Kelvin Davis.Read more...

New Social Development Policy

Meanwhile National is believed to be developing a new social development policy that has the support of iwi leaders and opposition MPs. Read more...

National's Support Remains Steady

With days to go National's lead in the polls means it could govern with the support of Act and United Future thereby avoiding messy post election wheeling and dealing with third parties. Veteran political analyst Colin James illustrates the trends. Read more...

Main Election Issues for Māori

Te Manu Korihi says the main issues for Māori voters are te reo, housing, education and employment. Read more...

Māori TV Shake Up

New Māori TV CEO Paora Maxwell says the station's recently announced shake up is about meeting the demands of new technology. Read more...

Young Basketballer Living in the Fast Lane

It has been a big season in the burgeoning basketball career of Ngāpuhi's Tai Wynyard.​ Read more...


  • Ngāpuhi settlement entity, Tūhoronuku Independent Mandated Authority, is advertising for negotiators.  Applications close 5pm, September 26. Go here for more.

  • A special general meeting of Te Takiwā o Ngāpuhi ki Whangarei will be held on Thursday, October 2, for the election of proxy trustee and secretary. Go here for contact details and the agenda.
  • Ngāpuhi ki Waitemata will hold its AGM on Saturday, October 4, at Te Piringatahi o te Maungarongo Marae, Luckens Rd, Westhaven, starting at 9:30AM. Go here for more details.
  • Taiamai ki te Mārangai Takiwā is meeting at Hiruhārama Hou Marae, Te Tii, at 6pm on Wednesday, September 24.
  • A monster garage sale is being held this weekend (September 20) at Te Rūnanga-Ā-Iwi-O-Ngāpuhi's office, 16 Mangakāhia Rd, Kaikohe, starting at 10am. Fundraising for Ngāpuhi kaumātua and kuia.

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. 


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