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Stephanie Dijkstra: Representing Ngāi Tahu in governance and policy

As one of the youngest Ngāi Tahu external appointees, Murihiku-born Stephanie Dijkstra (Ngāi Tahu and Ngāti Mamoe), says that self-doubt is one of the challenges that she overcomes when representing the Iwi. She says taking on an external appointment role to represent Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu grew Stephanie personally and professionally.

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3rd November 2022
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Ngāi Tahu to reintroduce popular programmes after forced hiatus

Ngāi Tahu whānau will benefit from popular programmes, which are set to re-start on the back of sound financial results. Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu has released its annual report…

10th October 2022
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Ngāi Tahu Councillors to join Environment Canterbury

Ngāi Tahu Environment Canterbury Councillors will bring the voice of mana whenua to the regional council table when making decisions about te ao tūroa (the natural world). The 10 Waitaha…

3rd August 2022
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Ngāi Tahu Representation Bill passes third reading in Parliament

Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu welcomes the passing of new legislation tonight to reinstate Ngāi Tahu councillors to Environment Canterbury, ensuring future decision making will include the voice and votes…

14th July 2022
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Ngāi Tahu Iwi-Māori Partnership Board Members Appointed

Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu is pleased to announce the appointment of the Te Tauraki – the Ngāi Tahu Iwi-Māori Partnership Board. The establishment of Iwi-Māori Partnership Boards is part…

6th July 2022
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The iconic red Shotover Jet goes green

Queenstown’s (Tāhuna) iconic red Shotover Jet is going green, with the unveiling of a world-first electric jet boat designed solely for tourism. The prototype is one part of an ambitious…

6th July 2022
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Electric jetboats from Ngāi Tahu herald a zero-carbon future for tourism

Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu is heading bravely towards a zero-carbon future, pioneering the world’s first electric jetboat designed solely for tourism. The iwi has unveiled an ambitious 88-point action…

14th June 2022
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Ngāi Tahu to exit Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu partnership

Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu and Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu jointly announce that Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu is formally exiting the partnership of nine iwi, so that it…