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1410 Parihaka - 21 October 2014

Minutes of the Monthly Meeting of Te Takiwā o te Hauāuru held at Parihaka Marae
21 October 2014

Present

Hokimate

Dixon

Te iringa

Ron

Dixon

Te Iringa

Don

Edmonds

Secretary/Treasurer

Te Miringa

Huriwai

Otaua

Yvonne

Komene

Te Iringa

Winnie

Leach

Te Riingi

Jim

Luders

Northland College

Todd

Luders

Northland College

Hohipa

Matene

Te Riingi

Lovey

Rakete

Maori Wardens

Te Matiu Kapa

Rakete

Parihaka

Atawhai

Rameka

Te Maata

William

Reihana

Te Iringa

Hirini

Tau

Kotuku

Hoki

Tua

Whitiora, Te Tii


Apologies

Kuini Matene, Te Ropu Poa, Roger Milner


RESOLVED   Ron/Matiu Kapa

That the apologies are accepted.

Minutes of the Previous Meeting

RESOLVED    Ron/William

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

Matters Arising

  • Te Riingi marae is ready for the defibrillator.

  • Need names and contact details from other marae interested in having a defibrillator

  • The Far North Regional Council has been contacting marae about permits to discharge effluent into the rivers. Marae need to be vigilant.

Financial Report

RESOLVED   Don/Yvonne

That the monthly Financial Statement is approved.

Te Rūnanga-ā-iwi o Ngāpuhi

  • Winnie Leach, Kuini Matene and Lovey Wynyard were elected to the Kaumātua Council at the Rūnanga AGM

  • Discussed the need for good Ngāpuhi Kaikōrero, especially for ventures such as the upcoming trip to Sydney

Marae Reports

Te Iringa

  • Brief oral report from Yvonne.

Te Maata

  • Brief oral report from Atawhai.

Other Reports

Education

  • Jim Luders introduced the new school caretaker, Hoki Rameka.

  • The college is applying to be a part of the Ministry of Education’s Investing in Educational Success programme and aligning this with the Ngāpuhi education strategy.

  • Jim has met with representatives from Kaikohe West and Kaikohe Intermediate to discuss the need to support Kaikohe schools.

  • The college's $12m rebuilding programme has been deferred yet again and is now expected to start in July 2015.

  • The Education Review Office is carrying out a review of the college. They will be on site next week.

Māori Wardens

  • There is still division in the Māori Wardens structure.

  • Awaiting a government report that should lead to establishing a proper funding process.


General Business

  • Pātū Hohepa is running a Wānanga Reo, 21-23 November, $20 per person. Contact Angela Harding 4012541.

  • Discussion about speakers and leaders of the future. Need to nurture the younger generation.

  • Discussion about the need for people to be on the electoral roll to take part in elections.

  • The Kaikohe Business Association and other groups are working hard to improve the appearance of the town. The poupou for the cycleway have been completed.

  • Kiri Campbell has been in the area to explain the Credit Exchange concept. She will be invited to the next takiwā meeting.

Next Meetings

18 November - Te Maata