Ngāi Tahu Property


Recovery of ancestral land celebrated at Pita Te Hori Centre opening

On the road to settlement, a team of astute negotiators set up the Ngāi Tahu Land Bank – an arrangement with the Crown which gave the tribe the opportunity to ‘bank’ land that was surplus to Crown requirements in order to prevent it from being sold. This was an innovative solution which freed up Ngāi…

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Ngāi Tahu Property wins prestigious awards

Ngāi Tahu Property has taken out two awards at the 2016 Property Council of New Zealand Industry Awards. Winning best in category for the Health and Medical Property Award and the Urban Land Developments Award. David Kennedy, Chief Executive, Ngāi Tahu Property, says the awards are a reflection of the hard work that Ngāi Tahu…

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Manawa Nui – the beginning of a journey

When Meg Matthews won a place on the 2015 Ngāi Tahu Manawa Nui programme, it signalled a journey of personal discovery and a positive start to a career in governance. Meg (Ngāi Tahu), is now an associate director of Ngāi Tahu Property through the programme and she was recently appointed as an associate director of…

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19th
March
2015

Special legislation for racecourse development welcomed

The partnership seeking to develop land at Riccarton Park Racecourse welcomes government efforts to reduce red tape. In an announcement this morning, Building and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith said the government will introduce special legislation which will pave the way for the Joint Venture between the Trustees that govern Riccarton Park Racecourse and Ngāi…


Irresistible challenge for consortium

Plenary Conventions NZ has today been confirmed by the New Zealand Government as the preferred development consortium and investor for the new Christchurch Convention Centre Precinct and the consortium has a clear vision of delivering a new landmark for the city. Plenary Conventions NZ is a consortium made up of international public infrastructure specialist Plenary Group and two…

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New Zealand Blood Service building progresses

The new $25 million state-of-the-art blood centre that Ngāi Tahu Property is developing for the New Zealand Blood Service (NZBS) is progressing well, with work now well underway on the internal fit-out. The purpose-designed facility comprises of a donor centre, manufacturing and testing laboratories along with specialised warehousing and support function offices. Due to the…

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Ngāi Tahu Farming wins water quality award

Ngāi Tahu Farming’s 380 ha dairy farm near Oxford – Dairy Farm One – has been awarded the Environment Canterbury Water Quality Award at the regional Ballance Farm Environment Awards in Christchurch (held on Thursday March 20, 2014). The farm – which has 1300 cows on a flat-contoured milking platform – is in its second…

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7th
March
2014

Forest acquisition – West Coast

Ngāi Tahu Property through its wholly owned subsidiary Ngāi Tahu Forest Estates is pleased to announce the purchase of exotic forest cutting rights located on the West Coast. The cutting rights consist of 22,800 hectares of forests located on 49,300 hectares of land currently owned and managed by Ngāi Tahu Forest Estates over the last…


30th
January
2014

Ngāi Tahu welcomes Māori agricultural training government funding

Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu Kaiwhakahaere Tā Mark Solomon today welcomes news the government has allocated funding toward growing a strong Māori agricultural workforce. The funding will provide a significant boost to Whenua Kura, a collaborative partnership seeking to grow Māori leadership in the agricultural sector. Whenua Kura looks forward to finalising negotiations with the…