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1209 Parihaka - 18 September 2012


Minutes Monthly Meeting of

Ngapuhi ki Te Hauauru Takiwa held at Parihaka Marae

18 September 2012

Present:

Ron

Dixon

Te Iringa

Marie

Martin

Kohewhata

Robbie

Martin

Kohewhata

Atawhai

Rameka

Te Maata

Hirini

Tau

Kotuku

Kui

Wihongi

PuhiMoanaAriki

Keith

Wihongi

PuhiMoanaAriki

Leon

Wharemate

Otaua

Paraire

Wharemate

Otaua

Brooke

Howard

PuhiMoanaAriki

Tania

Pene

Te Runanga a Iwi o Ngapuhi

Reuben

Wharawhara

Te Runanga a Iwi o Ngapuhi

Te Matiu Kopa

Rakete

Parihaka

Lovey

Rakete

Parihaka

Elizabeth

Whiu

Kaingahoa

Gloria

Hogan

Kaingahoa

Ngaro

Poa

Te Hau Ora O Kaikohe

Kawhe

Matene

Parihaka

Queenie

Matene

Parihaka



 
























1.    Apologies:

Don Edmonds, Ted Wihongi, Sonny Tau, Len Tau, Friday Roundtree, Rhonda Roundtree, Te Ropu Poa, Fred Sadlier, Mike Fitzgerald, Hokimate Dixon, Gwen Tahana, Pae Reihana

Kawhe Matene/Rob Dixon

Carried

 

2.    Minutes of the previous meeting

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

Marie Martin/Queenie Matene

Carried

 

Matters Arising

Nil

 

3.    Correspondence:

a.    Notice of result of proxy voting for Te Hauauru Takiwa.  Proxy Keith Wihongi until Annual General Meeting of Te Runanga 27th October 2012’

b.    Friday Roundtree – questioning Keith Wihongi’s nomination as proxy trustee.

There were two other nominations but both withdrew.  No more received.

Note:  Friday is correct in this matter but Keith pointed out his absence due to his studies which have now been completed.

Keith to be accepted as Proxy Trustee.

Recommendation:-

·      That the issue raised by Friday has been discussed and acknowledged.

·      That we stay with the status quo and that Keith Wihongi remain as Proxy Trustee.

Hirini Tau/Robbie Martin

Carried

 

 

4.    Financial Report:

Moved that the monthly Financial Statement is approved - Balance $8,253.80

Hirini Tau/Lovey Rakete

Carried

 

5.    Te Runanga-a-iwi o Ngapuhi Trustee’s Report:

 

5.1       Workloads have been re-assigned due to staff leaving and new employees.

5.2       Questions were raised about Ngaruawahia.

5.3       Keith will only be present for three meetings, has attended one.

 

6      Marae Reports:

6.1      Kaingahoa    Holding wananga to raise funds to renovate, Harakeke followed Kai Karanga and Whai Korero.

6.2      Kohewhata   Bookings are still full on.  Te Reo wananga being held at present.  DVD of opening almost complete.

6.7      Parihaka        Encouraging young to take on roles within the marae structure.  Unveilings to be held for Ben and Sam Matthews.

6.8      Kotuku           Finalizing funding.

 

 

7      Other Reports:

7.1 Te Runanga a Iwi o Ngapuhi Operations:

a.    Copies of            Annual Report available from Te Runanga.

b.    Copies of changes to trust deed available.

c.    Staff changes:

i.               Tania Rawiri appointed Board Secretary

ii.              Tania Pene Environment Co-Ordinator.

d.    Broadcasting contract sign off for Radio Tautoko.

e.    Preparations for 2014 Ngapuhi Festival underway.

f.      Communications – questionnaire coming out.

g.    Movie theatre requesting voluntary input to keep it alive may fall over.

h.    Hirini to approach Te Runanga for permission to see Peter Jackson re making a movie he has written about Rahiri as a three part series.  Suggested using the theatre to show movies of the north, Kaikohe and ancestors. 

 

8      General Business:

8.1      Hirini Tau -Leaving Te Wananga O Raukawa in two weeks, now working for Statistics New Zealand from October 1 2012.

8.2      Kawhe Matene – Concern about businesses closing down.  Northable closed 7th September 2012.  Threatened closure of movie theatre and BOI hospital, we need to fight to keep them all open. Te Roopu O Manukau thinking of buying more respite cares homes; 2 in Kaitaia and 1 in Kaikohe.

8.3      Keith Wihongi – suggested strengthening our marae, reintroducing karakia on the marae.

8.4      Hapu Development Team- Tania Pene – have funding available, applications close 6th October 2012.  Welcome discussion about the local waterways with regards to natural resource management.     Restoring the Mauri to water for whenua and tangata.  Need to lift the capacity of hapu and marae.  Marae to look at starting strategic planning, funding available from Te Runanga.

 

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