2011

16th
December
2011

Hawkins Construction And Te Rūnanga O Ngāi Tahu Establish Partnership

Thursday 15 December An initiative announced today marks the creation of a partnership between Hawkins Construction (South Island) and Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu that will foster employment opportunities for local Māori in the Canterbury region. Prompted by predictions of a labour shortage necessary for the Canterbury recovery, Hawkins and Te Rūnanga entered into discussion…


26th
November
2011

Ngāi Tahu holds AGM and Open Forum

26 November 2011 Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu Kaiwhakahaere Mark Solomon has thanked whānau and staff for their resilience and commitment to each other and the wider community in a difficult year for Te Waipounamu (the South Island). Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu has held its Annual General Meeting and Open Forum at the tribe’s…


21st
November
2011

Boost for future Māori leaders

November 21, 2011 The opportunity for Māori leaders to gain invaluable skills, personal and cultural growth and leadership development at Aoraki Bound will continue to strengthen, thanks to the new partnership between Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu and BNZ. The partnership ensures Aoraki Bound continues to provide future Māori leaders with a unique experience, whilst…


7th
November
2011

Historic Ties Renewed

7 November 2011 He waka kōtuia kāhore e tukutukua ngā mimira. (A canoe that is interlaced will not become separated at the bow. In unity there is strength.) More than 160 years of history will be rejuvenated at the signing of a relationship agreement between Te Ātiawa o Te Waka-ā-Māui and Te Rūnanga o Ngāi…


1st
October
2011

Whai Rawa – Five Years of Saving Success

Whai Rawa, a savings scheme which aims to increase social and economic independence for Ngāi Tahu whānui is celebrating five years of growth and success. More than 16,000 Ngāi Tahu have joined the scheme and thanks to their whānau, more than half of enrolled tribal members under 16-years-old. Whai Rawa Chair Diana Crossan says efforts…


1st
October
2011

Diverse Portfolio a Winner in Difficult Times

Ngāi Tahu welcomes increase in Operating Net Surplus Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu Kaiwhakahaere Mark Solomon has congratulated the tribe’s commercial entities for their outstanding results in difficult times. Despite the economic turmoil of global markets, and the short-term devaluation of property due to the recent Christchurch earthquakes, Ngāi Tahu Holdings Corporation has delivered an…


19th
September
2011

Election results: Te Runanga o Ngai Tahu Kaiwhakahaere and Deputy Kaiwhakahaere

Mark Solomon was re-elected Kaiwhakahaere of Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu at its ordinary monthly meeting held on Saturday, 17 September 2011. Lisa Tumahai was elected Deputy Kaiwhakahaere. Mark Solomon, the representative for Kaikōura Rūnanga, has held the position of Kaiwhakahaere for more than ten years. He says he is humbled to be elected unanimously…


2nd
September
2011

Congratulations to Hana O’Regan

Ko te kōpū uriuri. He puna hekeka takata. I rere i a Waiariki-o-āio, i a Hotu Māmoe, i a Hemo ki te Raki. E te aitaka a kā hākui, e Hana, e noho whakahīhī ana mātou ki a koe me tāu mahi autaia tonu. Nei rā te mihi kau atu ki a koe, anō he…


26th
August
2011

Whakaora Te Waihora

26 August 2011 The restoration and rejuvenation of the mauri and ecosystem health of Te Waihora/Lake Ellesmere has been confirmed with the signing of Whakaora Te Waihora on Thursday 25 August 2011- a long-term relationship agreement and shared commitment between Environment Canterbury, Ngāi Tahu and Te Waihora Management Board. The parties have also signed an…


8th
August
2011

Ta Tipene O’Regan Appointed to Constitutional Advisory Panel

Congratulations to Tā Tipene O’Regan from Kaiwhakahaere Mark Solomon Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu Kaiwhakahaere Mark Solomon offers his congratulations to Tā Tipene O’Regan on his appointment last week as co-chair of the Constitutional Advisory Panel. “Tā Tipene is a man who carries with him the mana of his people, the pride of his tipuna…