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26th January 2021
Posted under: Pānui

Significant funding for new marae facility a boost for Southland

Waihōpai Rūnaka is delighted by today’s announcement of a $9 million grant to upgrade its marae complex from the Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment Hīkina Whakatutuki. The money is from the $3 billion Government COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund. Rūnaka Chair Cyril Gilroy says the project will ensure Murihiku Marae is fit for purpose…

18th January 2021
Posted under: Pānui

Infrastructure works begin at Te Pā Tāhuna

Ngāi Tahu Property has appointed civil construction company Downer to carry out the new infrastructure work for Te Pā Tāhuna – the residential development under way on Gorge Road in Tāhuna Queenstown. The firm has begun infrastructure construction work. Ngāi Tahu Property General Manager Blair Forgie says the commencement of civil works on the site…

8th January 2021
Posted under: Pānui

Funding for Te Waihora restoration project celebrated

Te Taumutu Rūnanga and the Co-Governors of Te Waihora / Lake Ellesmere, have welcomed the recent announcement that their application to the Ministry for the Environment’s Freshwater Improvement Fund for project funding had been successful. Co-Governance Co-Chairs Liz Brown (Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu Interim) and Jenny Hughey (Environment Canterbury) said that, over five years,…