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NZRL Team photo at Pullman Ridges Hotel, Sydney Australia. Monday 2 May 2016. Photo: Paul Seiser/Photosport.nz

League star goes international

Danny Levi was on a bus travelling to a game against the Sydney Roosters when he found out he was named in the Kiwis squad for the 2016 ANZAC day test against Australia. “It’s a huge accomplishment to be named in the squad. Playing for the Kiwis is something you always dream about and to…

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Aoraki Matatū celebrating their win at the 2016 Nationals.

Ngāi Tahu waka ama paddlers take on the world

A waka ama team with proud Ngāi Tahu connections is set to compete in the IVF Va’a World Club Sprint Championships in Australia in May 2016. The team, Aoraki Matatū, from the Te Waka Pounamu club based in Whakaraupō / Lyttelton Harbour, will be competing in the Masters V6 500m & 1000m competitions, and they…

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Manawa Kai Tahu feature

Manawa Kāi Tahu

Today success for Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu has an ever increasing number and range of measures. There are multiple bottom lines these days that span culture, environment, social and economic outcomes for whānau, hapū and iwi. Ngāi Tahu values such as tikanga, kaitiakitanga, rangatiratanga and whanaungatanga, make up the framework for how we should…

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Settling into Shanghai

Ranui Ellison-Collins is one of this year’s recipients of the Agria-Hōaka scholarship. She has moved to Shanghai, China to learn Mandarin. In this clip Ranui provides an update about how her journey is going so far.

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From Tā Mark Solomon

Kei a koutou e ngā uri o Tahu Pōtiki, e aku rangatira puta noa, tēnā koutou katoa.

Today I am announcing that I will not seek re-election as the Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu Representative for Kaikōura. I appreciate that by the end of this year, this will result in my role as Kaiwhakahaere of Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu coming to an end.

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Robert Adam Akpik meeting Dr Terry Ryan

Ngāi Tahu shares knowledge with Inuit visitors

In late April a group of Inuit college students from Canada’s Arctic visited New Zealand to meet with Ngāi Tahu to share cultural and historic experiences. As part of their trip the college students visited Ngāi Tahu Papatipu Rūnanga and Te Whare o Te Waipounamu. Kristen Ungungai-Kownak, one of the visiting Inuit students said that…

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Timothy Rogers - peddalling his way to success

Riding high

Otago University student Timothy Rogers is ‘riding high’ on entrepreneurial success, as his pedal-powered passenger taxi business, Tim’s Tuk-Tuk takes off. Timothy (Ngāi Tahu – Waihōpai, Ōtākou, Waitaha), established his unique Dunedin operation in July 2015. The idea came after he got a ride on a similar service in central Auckland with friends. He instantly…

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Mata Cherrington, Prue Halstead, Helen Leahy, Hon Te Ururoa Flavell, Norman Dewes, Donovan Clarke, Aimee Kaio, Amoroa (Molly) Luke, Marama Fox MP.

New Te Pūtahitanga initiative launched

The 1000 Days Trust, a Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu initiative, has been launched in Christchurch. The Minister for Māori Development and Whānau Ora, the Hon. Te Ururoa Flavell, and Māori Party List Member of Parliament, Marama Fox launched the 1000 Days Trust promotional video (below)at Te Pūtahitanga head office in Christchurch this week. The…

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Tā Mark Solomon speaking at the launch of the Addington Housing Project

Iwi housing project launched

  Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu is delighted to announce the completion of its Addington housing project, which was launched today in Lincoln Road. The project has seen three earthquake-affected houses in Sumner moved to Addington and renovated to provide modern comfortable homes for whānau still struggling with the impact of the earthquakes. Te Rūnanga…

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Events

Manawa Kai Tahu

Manawa Kāi Tahu – Ōtepoti

He manawa tahi, He manawa ora, He manawa toa, Te Manawa Kāi Tahu A united heart, A vibrant heart, A determined heart, This is the heart of Kāi Tahu. Manawa Kāi Tahu is a new project underway across the Office of Te Rūnanga, Ngāi Tahu Holdings and its five subsidiary companies, Property, Seafood, Tourism, Farming…

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Manawa Kāi Tahu – Te Tai o Poutini

He manawa tahi, He manawa ora, He manawa toa, Te Manawa Kāi Tahu A united heart, A vibrant heart, A determined heart, This is the heart of Kāi Tahu. Manawa Kāi Tahu is a new project underway across the Office of Te Rūnanga, Ngāi Tahu Holdings and its five subsidiary companies, Property, Seafood, Tourism, Farming…

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Manawa Kai Tahu feature

Manawa Kāi Tahu – Tāmaki Makaurau

He manawa tahi, He manawa ora, He manawa toa, Te Manawa Kāi Tahu A united heart, A vibrant heart, A determined heart, This is the heart of Kāi Tahu. Manawa Kāi Tahu is a new project underway across the Office of Te Rūnanga, Ngāi Tahu Holdings and its five subsidiary companies, Property, Seafood, Tourism, Farming…

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Media

Ngāi Tahu Holdings and Hilton Haulage confirm partnership

Ngāi Tahu Holdings and Hilton Haulage are pleased to confirm their partnership in the future operation of one of Canterbury’s most well regarded transport firms. This week Ngai Tahu Holdings invested new capital into Hilton Haulage and will now hold a 50% share in the company. “Hilton Haulage has impressed us enormously. As a Timaru-based,…

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Ngāi Tahu supports ToKM’s stand on Kermadec

Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu supports Te Ohu Kaimoana’s role in advocating for the protection of the 1992 Deed of Settlement (colloquially known as the Sealord Deal). Māori fisheries trust, Te Ohu Kaimoana says the proposed 620,000 sq km no-take zone northeast of New Zealand breaches Māori right to fish in the region and would…

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