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A growing tribal economy

Kēwai (keewai), a native freshwater crayfish, has a long history in the south, and was used in one of the earliest forms of aquaculture in Aotearoa – considerably pre-dating colonisation. A joint venture project between Hokonui Rūnanga and kōura farming business KEEWAI, with the support of the Tribal Economies team at Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu, is set to put these little creepy crawlies back on the map.

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New complex for Hokonui Rūnanga

The $1.4 million rebuild of the fire damaged Hokonui Rūnanga building is taking shape three months after the project started on April 22. The previous complex in Charlton Road, Gore, was badly damaged by an electrical fault in the workshop in May last year. Financial officer Terry Nicholas said the area of the rebuild involved…

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