29th
November
2016

Hurunui/Kaikōura Earthquake legislation

The Government today introduced the Hurunui/Kaikōura Earthquakes Emergency Relief Bill and the Civil Defence Emergency Management Amendment Act 2016 Amendment Bill to Parliament. The Government has also indicated a third Bill, the Hurunui/Kaikoura Earthquake Recovery Bill, will be introduced to the House on Thursday. Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu welcomes the introduction of these Bills…


23rd
August
2016

Whakaraupō initiative

A new initiative to restore the health of Lyttelton Harbour/Whakaraupō was launched today. The initiative will see five major players in the management of Whakaraupō/ Lyttelton Harbour – Te Hapū o Ngāti Wheke, Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu, Environment Canterbury, Christchurch City Council, and the Lyttelton Port Company – join forces to create an action…


3rd
June
2016

Something has to change

Te Puna Oranga in collaboration with Te Whare Hauora, Te Pūtahitanga, Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu, and He Oranga Pounamu would like to invite you to consultation hui surrounding family harm/violence.  The purpose of these consultation hui is to seek new and improved ways to strengthen the capacity of support for whānau to prevent the impact of violence within…


14th
May
2016

Ngāi Tahu Holdings earns accolade

Ngāi Tahu Holdings (NTH) has taken out the award for Outstanding Business Leadership (Organisation) at the Aotearoa NZ Māori Business Leaders Awards 2016. The awards recognise and celebrate excellence and success in business, and people and entities are honoured for their contributions to the advancement of Māori enterprise here and around the world. A number…


4th
April
2016

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,…


22nd
March
2016

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…


2nd
March
2016

Ngāi Tahu Seafood Appointment

    E te uri a Ngāti Mutunga, nāia te karanga kia hou mai ki Te Whare o Te Waipounamu, haere mai rā, tauti mai rā.   Ngāi Tahu Seafood Chair, Craig Ellison has announced today the appointment of Joseph Thomas (Ngāti Mutunga o Wharekauri, Te Ati Awa), as its new Chief Executive. Joseph who…


2nd
February
2016

Ngāi Tahu Treaty Festival at Ōnuku Marae

Ōnuku Rūnanga is hosting the 2016 Ngāi Tahu Treaty Festival at Ōnuku Marae, Akaroa on February 6. Discussion of freshwater issues, citizenship, diversity and the Treaty will be highlights of this year’s Waitangi Day commemoration festivities. A special New Zealand Citizenship ceremony will also take place on the day, presided over by Christchurch Mayor, Lianne…


3rd
December
2015

Ngāi Tahu Holdings confirms new joint venture

Ngāi Tahu Holdings Board Chairman Trevor Burt is pleased to announce a new joint venture with the family-owned company, Watson & Son, one of New Zealand’s largest mānuka honey producers. Ngāi Tahu will own 50% of Wairarapa-based Watson & Son, which focuses on the production and distribution of premium mānuka honey products; and 50% of…


20th
November
2015

Hui-ā-Iwi underway

Hundreds of Ngāi Tahu families have travelled from all over Aotearoa and from further abroad to attend Hui-ā-Iwi, the Ngāi Tahu festival, which is underway in Ōtepoti (Dunedin). The festival is a chance for Ngāi Tahu to come together to celebrate and share their culture and reconnect with each other. Hui-ā-Iwi 2015 is hosted by…