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23rd May 2013
Posted under: Pānui

Ngāi Tahu leaders honored

Tēnā kōrua e ngā manu taupua, kai ngā manawa tītī; mā mātou kōrua e whakamihi. E whakamanamana ana mātou i a koutou ko whiwhi i te hōnore nui me ā kōrua mahi whakaharahara tonu. Nei rā te mihi kau atu ki a kōrua, anō he tai matapopore, e kore rawa tēnei puna whakamihi e mimiti…

16th May 2013
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Students step up as government endorses Māori trades training

A new group of He Toki ki te Rika (Māori trades training) students will step forward to start an exciting journey on Wednesday [15 May] in the presence of whānau and special guests at Rehua Marae. The 68 students will receive scholarships to begin their training in carpentry, welding, painting and decorating, and plasterboard at…

9th May 2013
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Marae resolution process results in positive outcome

For the first time since Settlement, South Island Iwi Ngāi Tahu has undertaken a tikanga marae resolution process to deal with pounamu-related matters. Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu and Te Rūnanga o Makaawhio met with Bevan Climo at Rehua Marae to undertake this process. Forty Ngāi Tahu Whanui, predominately from Poutini Ngāi Tahu gathered at…

26th April 2013
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Ngāi Tahu youth on a hīkoi in Kaikōura

This weekend a group of Ngāi Tahu rangatahi (youth) are going on a hīkoi around Kaikōura and then up to the Marlborough Sounds to learn about some of the first footsteps their tīpuna took on their migration to Te Waipounamu. The hīkoi is part of Manawa Hou a youth initiative designed to pass on knowledge…

23rd April 2013
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Leadership – Recovery and Rebuild

Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu Kaiwhakahaere Tā Mark Solomon says it is understandable that Ngāi Tahu will have to address complaints of conflict of interest as it continues to play a leading role in the recovery and rebuild of Canterbury.

31st March 2013
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Ngāi Tahu launches new associate governor programme

Ngāi Tahu Holdings Corporation (NTHC) have launched their new associate governing programme, Manawa Nui, which aims to encourage Ngāi Tahu whānau on to the Ngāi Tahu Holding’s Boards. Under the new programme, Reon Edwards (Wairewa), Christopher Murphy (Ngāi Tūāhuriri) and Nadine Tunley (Ngāti Wheke, Ngāti Waewae) have been appointed as associate governors to NTHC Boards….

22nd March 2013
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Greater Christchurch Land Use Recovery Plan out for consultation

Environment Canterbury has announced the start of community consultation on the draft Land Use Recovery Plan for greater Christchurch. The plan will guide where residential and commercial developments are best located post-earthquakes – from Rolleston and Lincoln in the south to Rangiora and Pegasus/Woodend in the north, and Christchurch City (excluding the Central City and…

10th March 2013
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NTHC appoints new directors to subsidiaries

Trevor Burt, chair of Ngāi Tahu Holdings Corporation, has announced two new appointments to the Ngāi Tahu Property board. They are Michael Weatherall and Susan Huria. Both whakapapa to Ngāi Tahu. Barry Bragg, chair of Ngāi Tahu Property, is proud of the two new appointments. “It’s fantastic to see some of our talented whānau taking…

10th March 2013
Posted under: Pānui

Return of kōiwi to local marae after 100 years

Kāti Huirapa kōiwi tupuna (ancestral remains) were laid to rest on Sunday, March 10 in a re-interment ceremony at Puketeraki Marae, Karitane. The return is significant for the local Kāti Huirapa hapu as it marks the last phase of a process that began 20 years ago when Ngāi Tahu started negotiations for the return of…

9th March 2013
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Panui for regional hui on Resource Management Reform and Freshwater Reform 2013

Update on Christchurch Hui To be held 4-6pm, Friday 22 March, Rehua Marae, Springfield Rd. Kia ora koutou The government has released the document “Freshwater reform 2013 and beyond”. This document contains the government’s proposals for reform of freshwater in Aotearoa. Reforms in this area are looking to address some of the current challenges with…