2013

6th
December
2013

Ngāi Tahu Farming and Lincoln University partner for best dairy farm practices

Today (Friday 6 December) the Mana Whenua Working Party, Ngāi Tahu Farming and Lincoln University announced, in front of invited guests, which included the Minister for the Environment, Hon Amy Adams, a partnership to support the development of the Ngāi Tahu Farming portfolio in Eyrewell, North Canterbury. Under the partnership agreement, Lincoln University will provide…


23rd
November
2013

Ngāi Tahu holds Hui-ā-Tau

This Saturday Te Rūnanga o Arowhenua will host Ngāi Tahu for Hui-ā-Tau. The meeting will also be streamed live to three locations around the South Island so whānau can connect via a web-link. The one-day event is all about the kōrero (conversations), so the focus will be on allowing members to hear some short presentations,…


8th
November
2013

Joint release between Ngāti Kahungunu, Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu and Ngāi Tahu Holdings Corporation

Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu (Te Rūnanga) and Ngāi Tahu Holdings Corporation (NTHC) have agreed with Ngāti Kahungunu Iwi Incorporated (Ngāti Kahungunu) that environmental, cultural and economic factors will determine if there will be any further financial commitment to the Ruataniwha Water Storage Scheme in the Hawke’s Bay. Representatives of Ngāti Kahungunu, Te Rūnanga and …


10th
October
2013

Ngāi Tahu whānau return to the stage for Te Atakura

Ngāi Tahu whānau from around the South Island will perform at Te Atakura, the annual non-competitive Ngāi Tahu kapa haka festival, this Saturday in Christchurch. Chair of Te Atakura, Maani Stirling, says the festival gives whānau the opportunity to come together as a hapū and learn and perform kapa haka in a supportive environment. “Te…


8th
October
2013

Ngāi Tahu youth explore the Banks Peninsula

A group of Ngāi Tahu rangatahi (youth) will spend the next three days traveling around Te Pātaka a Rākaihautū (the Banks Peninsula) exploring their Ngāi Tahu identity. The hīkoi is part of Manawa Hou, a youth initiative designed by the Office of Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu to pass on knowledge of traditions, history and…


1st
October
2013

Positive Results Testament to on Going Strength of Ngāi Tahu Portfolio

It’s been another successful year for South Island iwi Ngāi Tahu, with the annual results for Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu Group showing a number of positive financial gains. Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu Kaiwhakahaere, Tā Mark Solomon says the achievements have come across the board for Te Rūnanga Group, with another excellent performance by…


20th
August
2013

Ngāi Tahu Pounamu goes to New York

Twelve pieces of Ngāi Tahu Pounamu carved by Te Waipounamu Māori Heritage Centre in Hokitika, will be showcased with other luxury New Zealand products at Couture Fashion Week in New York on Saturday 7 September. Couture Fashion Week is a multi-day event showcasing couture and luxury fashion. The event is staged twice a year in…


24th
July
2013

Rebuild industry to talk He Toki over breakfast

Business leaders from across the construction industry have been invited to attend a He Toki ki te Rika breakfast event hosted by Hawkins Construction at CPIT on Friday 26 July. He Toki is a Māori trades training initiative led by Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu in partnership with CPIT and Hawkins Construction. This unique collaborative…


11th
July
2013

Good progress on Freshwater

Ngāi Tahu welcomes the Minister of Environment, Amy Adam’s announcement on Freshwater reforms. Ngāi Tahu is mindful that this is only the first step in a much longer reform process to ensure iwi have meaningful involvement in all aspects of freshwater management. “The reforms recognise that iwi should be involved upfront on matters concerning freshwater…


27th
May
2013

Ngāi Tahu Seafood supporting fishers at a grass roots level

Ngāi Tahu Seafood have set up a scholarship to help Ngāi Tahu fishers gain their Inshore Launch Masters tickets. The scholarship is run in partnership with Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology and supported by Te Ohu Kai Moana,