People are too quick to use their retirement funds as a current quick fix, says Ngāi Tahu-authorised financial adviser Paul Cootes, who is part of a national network of advisers called Share. Cootes says these funds are designed for long-term savings to supplement New Zealand Superannuation in retirement. They’re not bank accounts.
What constitutes a good day? Good food, good company, a walk by the sea or in our beautiful ngahere, listening to the tūī sing.
It is with great sadness we acknowledge the passing of Maruhaeremuri (Kui) Stirling.
TE KARAKA talks to the newly-appointed chief executive of Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu.
Wearing it on the face, says Ōtautahi master carver and tohunga moko Riki Manuel, shows a great commitment to the culture: it is an indelible part of how the world sees you as a person.
Taking ownership for their whānau tino rangatiratanga is the motivation behind a young couple’s adoption of an innovative new way to build their home in Ahipara, Northland.
To introduce our new series on te reo champions, kaituhituhi Mark Revington talks to Lynne-Harata Te Aika and her son Henare.
How can small Ngāi Tahu communities manage climate change? Arowhenua people are looking to the past for answers.
There’s a sense of renewal in this issue of TE KARAKA, appropriate given that it is spring. In Tā moko rising, we talk to nine Ngāi Tahu who have chosen to receive moko on their faces.
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…
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…