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1506 Pukerātā - 16 June 2015

Minutes of the Monthly Meeting of Te Takiwā o te Hauāuru held at Pukerātā Marae

16 June 2015

Present

Miria

Andrews

St Johns Pou Takawaenga

Bill

Ashby

Pukerātā

Hokimate

Dixon

Te Iringa

Ron

Dixon

Te Iringa

Don

Edmonds

Secretary

Aisha

Huriwai

Pukerātā

Te Miringa

Huriwai

Pukerātā

Winnie

Leach

Māhuhu-ki-te-rangi

Jim

Luders

Northland College

Marie

Martin

Kohewhata

Hohipa

Matene

Māhuhu-ki-te-rangi

Tania

McInnes

Far North District Council

Roger

Milner


Te Mata

Naera

Pukerātā

Rosie

Nathan

Okorihi, Ngāwhā

Te Ropu

Poa

Te Hauora o Kaikohe

William

Reihana

Te Iringa

Shaun

Reilly


Steve

Sangster

Kaikohe Business Association

Raewyn

Stone

Far North District Council

Hirini

Tau

Kōtuku

Matangi

Te Wake

Far North District Council

Ben

Wharemate

Pukerātā

Keith

Wihongi

Puhimoana Ariki

Ted

Wihongi

Kohewhata

Apologies

Sonny Tau, Atawhai Rameka, Mitai Matene, Pae Reihana, Gwen Tahana, Nuru and Rina Tau, Yvonne Komene, Iritoka Willis


RESOLVED  William/Hohipa

That the apologies are accepted.

Minutes of the Previous Meeting

RESOLVED    Marie/Bill

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

Financial Report

RESOLVED   Don/Ron

That the monthly Financial Statement is approved.


Te Rūnanga-ā-iwi o Ngāpuhi

Detailed report presented by Keith.


RESOLVED    Keith/Winnie

That the trustee’s report is received.

Social Sector Trial

Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) on Marae

  • Miria Andrews, St Johns Takawaenga and Dr Roger Milner explained the value of Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) for marae.

  • Kaikohe St John may be able to assist with funding.

  • Free Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) training will be available. Please register your interest here.

  • Marae need to select people to be trained.

  • A medical student is to evaluate the programme.

  • Mark Going, St Johns Mid North Territory Manager, gave a demonstration of the use of an AED.

Our Voices Our Vision

  • Deputy Mayor Tania McInnes explained the “Our Voices Our Vision” project.

  • The council is seeking community input into developing a future vision for the district.

  • People are encouraged to visit the website and complete the survey.

Te Hauora o Kaikohe

  • Te Ropu reported on the coming transformation of Te Hauora o Kaikohe into Te Hauora o Ngāpuhi, as a part of Te Rūnanga-a-iwi o Ngāpuhi group.

  • The establishment of Te Hauora o Ngāpuhi will be celebrated at 7:45am on Friday 31 July. All welcome.

Education

  • Northland College principal Jim Luders reported that the latest on the college rebuild is that it must start before Christmas.

  • A Teen Parent Unit is to be established in Kaikohe for up 30 teen parents. The unit is to be located on Purdy Street, adjacent to Kaikohe East School and will be governed as part of the college.

  • Paerangi Kopa of Otaua recently won the Tā Himi Henare section of Te Tai Tokerau Ngā Manu Kōrero Competition.

  • Northland College will host Te Tai Tokerau Ngā Manu Kōrero Competition in 2016.

  • William Hohepa has been selected as one of six students who will compete against eight other countries and their 48 representatives in Singapore at the International Trade Challenges Asia-Pacific final

  • ERO reviews show that the Kaikohe primary schools are doing well, but the problems start at Intermediate and Secondary. School principals are working together to share success and develop a Community of Schools.

Other Business and Notices

  • Shaun Reilly is promoting a petition calling for the restriction of alcohol sales in Kaikohe. The petition will be available in shops etc. Keith to check out the Rūnanga position on this.

  • Winnie advised that hapū can register with Te Kotahitanga o Ngā Hapū o Ngāpuhi at the resource centre at 78 Broadway.

  • Ron expressed concern about the suggestion that autopsies may have to go to Auckland. Keith to check if the Rūnanga has a stand on this.

  • Sid reported that poupou have been completed for the cycleway and Bill reported that poupou are also being completed for the Horeke section.

  • Steve Sangster spoke about encouraging cyclists in to the town, and poupou for the town.

  • The idea of developing Tokareireia (Monument Hill) as a pā site was discussed. More discussion needed.

Support Letter

RESOLVED    Ron/Keith

That the secretary write a letter in support of Otaua Kohanga Reo’s submission to the council for tarseal along the front of the kohanga.