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1110 Parihaka - 18 October 2011

Present

Hokimate

Dixon

Te Iringa

Ron Ashton

Dixon

Te Iringa

Don

Edmonds

Secretary

Winnie

Leach

Māhuhu-ki-te-rangi

Joan

Martin

Kaingahoa

Marie

Martin

Kohewhata

Robbie

Martin

Kohewhata

Lovey

Rakete

Parihaka

Te Matiu Kapa

Rakete

Parihaka

Atawhai

Rameka

Te Maata

Pae

Reihana

Pukerātā

William

Reihana

Te Iringa

Friday

Rountree

Pukerātā

Rhonda

Rountree

Otamatea/Pukerātā

Gwen

Tahana

Parawhenua

Raniera

Tau

Kōtuku

Rina

Tau

Ngai Tawake


Apologies

Ted Wihongi, Hohipa Matene, Edith Tahere, Tracy Dalton, Moe Smith, Arthur Mclean, Nuru Tau, Hirini Tau.
Pae/Marie
Carried

Minutes of the Previous Meeting

Moved that the minutes are a true and complete record of the previous meeting.
Pae/Friday
Carried

Matters Arising

  • Noted that the Far North District Council and Northland Regional Council are required to consult regarding Māori Representation this year.

Financial Report

Moved that the Monthly Financial Statement is approved – Balance - $10,678.51.
Don/Robbie
Carried

Te Rūnanga-ā-iwi o Ngāpuhi

  • The Annual General Meeting is at Te Iringa – Saturday 29 October.

Marae Reports

Pukerātā

  • Friday reported that the fundraising dinner for a trailer for Ngātokimatawhaorua was a sell-out. Very good support.
  • Noted that the Takiwā is disappointed that Te Rūnanga-ā-iwi o Ngāpuhi was not represented at this fundraising dinner.

Te Iringa

  • William reported that Te Iringa is restructuring its trustees etc.
  • They have been declined for funding for a water upgrade project.
  • Hosting the Annual General Meeting of Te Rūnanga-ā-iwi o Ngāpuhi and the Annual General Meeting of the Omapere Rangihamama Trust.

Te Maata

  • Atawhai reported that there are ongoing discussions about trustees.
  • Te Maata is hosting Te Hauora o Kaikohe’s strategic planning and board meeting.

Other Reports

Māori Wardens

  • Te Matiu Kapa Rakete reported that there are issues to be resolved within Kaikohe and Districts Māori Wardens.
  • Wardens have been involved with the Rugby World Cup in Whangarei.
  • Tai Tokerau Māori Wardens are hosting the Annual Conference in Dargaville 12-14 November. Up to 400 expected.

Te Hauora o Kaikohe

  • Te Hauora o Kaikohe has had its Annual General Meeting. Trustees remain the same.

Local Government

  • Fred reported that we have until 23 November to demand that a poll be taken about the setting up of Māori wards for the 2013 election.
  • A petition was circulated.

General Business

  • Winnie reported on her positive experience with the singing undertaker – Waitakere Funeral Services – Francis Tipene.
  • Discussion about funds for tangihanga. Reported that Maxine Shortland and Raumati Para are involved with a funding scheme. Ron will check it out with a view to inviting them to a takiwā meeting.
  • Friday and Rhonda thanked the Rūnanga for support for their Fashion Show to raise funds for Cervical and Breast Screening for Māori.
  • Concern expressed about Kaikohe Hotel’s sign on Guy Road – “Northland’s Pokie Capital”. Secretary to write to the Publican asking that this wording is removed.
  • Winnie reported on the Whānau Ora outreach clinic at Māhuhu-ki-te rangi Marae every two months.
  • Ngāpuhi Books and Stationary – Paper Plus – re-opening on the Kowhai Court site at the end of November.
  • The takiwā asked for an update on Ngāpuhi Festival 2012 at the next meeting.

Future meetings

  • 15 November 2011 - Te Maata
  • 21 February 2012 - Māhuhu-ki-te-rangi