Posts by: Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu

1st June 2020
Posted under: Pānui

Iwi celebrates first Ngāi Tahu Dame

Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu Kaiwhakahaere Lisa Tumahai has extended her congratulations to all Ngāi Tahu whānau acknowledged in today’s Queen’s Birthday Honours for their tremendous service to Aotearoa. “E te māreikura, Taua Aroha, ko koe te maire tū waotoko i te ora i waekanui i tō whānau, i tō hapū, i tō iwi. Nā…

23rd April 2020
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Ngāi Tahu Tourism update

The impacts of COVID-19 and the related moves made to protect New Zealanders’ health have taken a significant toll on the tourism industry, from which Ngāi Tahu Tourism has not been immune. Our tourism businesses, alongside the rest of the industry, no longer have any revenue, and even when the industry does eventually reestablish, it…

9th October 2019
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Ngāi Tahu and Cora announce intern programme to bring the future of flight to Aotearoa

Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu today announced a new internship programme with New Zealand-based Zephyr Airworks, the operator of Cora, a self-flying air taxi. The internship programme is part of Te Pōkai Ao, an iwi initiative which puts young Ngāi Tahu on a path to become future leaders in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics)…

5th September 2019
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Freshwater plan lacks treaty partnership

Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu acknowledges the intent of the announcement today by Minister Parker, “Action on Healthy Waterways” but notes the resources required to deliver the reforms will be significant and the devil is in the detail. Of greater concern to the iwi is the lack of acknowledgement by the Crown of its Treaty…