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1308 Kohewhata - 20 August 2013

Minutes of the Monthly Meeting of Te Takiwā o te Hauāuru held at Kohewhata Marae – 20 August 2013

Present

Heather

Ayrton

Waimate Anglican Parish

Donnie

Bawse

Māhuhu-ki-te-rangi

Dee

Davis

Kaikohe

Kelvin

Davis

Ministry of Education

Louise

Davis

Ngai Tawake

Hokimate

Dixon

Te Iringa

Ron

Dixon

Te Iringa

Don

Edmonds

Secretary

Ursula

Hampson

 

Kushla

Hardisty-Stevens

Kaikohe

Brooke

Howard

 

Honey

Howard

 

Marty

Le Roy

 

Winnie

Leach

Māhuhu-ki-te-rangi

Jane

Lindsay

Tautoro School

Jim

Luders

Northland College

Marie

Martin

Kohewhata

Donna Jo

Matene

Māhuhu-ki-te-rangi

Hohipa

Matene

Māhuhu-ki-te-rangi

Karyn

Matene

Māhuhu-ki-te-rangi

Kuini

Matene

Ngāpuhi nui tonu

Sue

Matene

Māhuhu-ki-te-rangi

Marina

Naera

Kaikohe Church Leaders’ Forum

Pitotori

Naera

Kaikohe Church Leaders’ Forum

Hineira

Paerau

Māhuhu-ki-te-rangi

Janet

Paerau

Māhuhu-ki-te-rangi

Bill

Parangi

Māhuhu-ki-te-rangi

Meri

Pera

Te Kotahitanga

Elizabeth

Pere-Epiha

Ngai Tawake

Frances

Rakena

 

Valentine

Rakete

Northland College

Pae

Reihana

Pukerātā

Shaun

Reilly

Kaikohe Community

John

Schollum

Western Community Board

Mike

Shaw

Kaikohe Church Leaders’ Forum

Tracey

Simeon

Tautoro School

Moe

Smith

Kohewhata

Gwen

Tahana

Parawhenua

Hirini

Tau

Kōtuku

Rina

Tau

Ngai Tawake

Sonny

Tau

Kōtuku

Wimutu

Te Whiu

Corrections

Chris

Thomas

Northland College

Katarina

Thompson

Ngai Tawake

Aotea

Toko-Pihema

 

Johnny

Waititi

Northland College

Darlia

Walker

Ministry of Education

Reuben

Wharawhara

Te Rūnanga-ā-iwi o Ngāpuhi

Leon

Wharemate

 

Riki

Whiu

Police

Keith

Wihongi

Puhimoana Ariki

Kuia

Wihongi

 

Tamaiti

Wihongi

 

Ted

Wihongi

Kohewhata

Davis

Williams

Hokianga

Kaea

Williams

Northland College

Apologies

Chicky Rudkin, Kataraina Harawira, Mitai Matene, Nuru Tau, Rev Rui Kawhe Matene, Steve Sangster, Bishop Hoani Hippolite, Rev Sarah Stevens, Chris Sangster.

 

RESOLVED    Lena/Winnie

That the apologies are accepted.

Minutes of the Previous Meeting

RESOLVED    Gwen/Moe

That the minutes are a true and complete record of the previous meeting.

Financial Report

RESOLVED    Don/Kataraina

That the Monthly Financial Statement is approved – Balance (31 July) - $8,967.01.

Te Rūnanga-ā-iwi o Ngāpuhi

Trustee’s Report

Written report presented by Keith Wihongi.

Special Topic – Northland College

·      Principal Jim Luders reported on the current situation at Northland College. This was followed by a wide ranging discussion.

o   New classroom blocks to be built.

o   Trying to find ways to hold students’ interest.

o   Need better subject choices

o   Concentrating on safety and respect.

o   Considering a BMX track.

o   Need role models.

o   Truancy is a major issue.

o   The Kaikohe Church Leaders’ Forum is prepared to support the college.

o   Taha wairua.

o   Carving school happening at the college under the auspices of NorthTec.

o   Kaumātua and kuia hui is planned.

o   The commissioner is reporting to the community – 6:30pm 4 September.

Next Meetings

17 September           Ngai Tāwake

16 October               Parihaka