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25th November 2023
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Justin Tipa elected Kaiwhakahaere of Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu

25 November 2023 Justin Tipa (Kāi Tahu, Kāti Mamoe) has been elected Kaiwhakahaere (Chair) of Te Rūnanga Ngāi Tahu, replacing Lisa Tumahai who step downs after seven years in the role. Yesterday’s election was held during a tribal hui at Arahura Marae near Hokitika. A vote for the Kaiwhakahaere Tuarua (Deputy Chair) was also held…

6th November 2023
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Ngāi Tahu delivers robust result in 25th year

6 November 2023 Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu has released its annual report for the financial year ending June 2023, showing resilient returns in a difficult economic climate and continued investment in tribal development.  Ngāi Tahu Holdings Corporation distributed a total of $107.4 million to the Ngāi Tahu Charitable Trust, which funds a variety of…

5th October 2023
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Marine protection recognises cultural significance of moana

Thursday 5 October 2023 Kāi Tahu rangatira say today’s government announcement to establish a network of marine protected areas south-east of Te Waipounamu reflects the cultural significance of the moana. Six Kāi Tahu Papatipu Rūnaka (Ōtākou, Puketeraki, Moeraki, Waihao, Awarua, and Arowhenua) have been working in partnership with the Crown on a proposal to establish…

3rd October 2023
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Nursing scholarship supports and strengthens cultural journey

3rd October 2023 A nursing student with a passion for hauora Māori-led care has been named as the recipient for Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu and Whānau Āwhina Plunket’s Mere Harper and Ria Tikini Memorial Scholarship.   Toi Ohomai nursing student Krystle George was awarded the annual scholarship which commemorates the work of Mere Harper and…

3rd October 2023
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Ngāi Tahu marks 25 years since Crown Settlement

29th September 2023 Ngāi Tahu is celebrating the anniversary of its Crown Settlement by holding a tribal climate change symposium with whānau today. In 1998, Ngāi Tahu received an apology from the Crown, cultural and tribal redress, and $170 million compensation. It was the culmination of a quest for justice over seven generations. In the…

21st September 2023
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Ngāi Tahu Holdings reappoints Acting Chief Executive

Ngāi Tahu Holdings Acting Chief Executive, Todd Moyle has agreed to continue in the role of Acting Chief Executive (CE), until a permanent CE is in place. Today, the announcement was delivered by Mike Pohio, board chair of Ngāi Tahu Holdings. “Todd is a highly valued staff member and has exhibited strong leadership since his…

7th September 2023
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Ngāi Tahu Holdings board welcomes Jason Paris

7 September 2023 Ngāi Tahu Holdings is excited to welcome to its board Jason Paris (Ngāi Tahu – Waihōpai), CEO of One NZ (formerly Vodafone). Mr Paris has been appointed to replace Rodger Finlay and will commence a three-year term from 1 January 2024. Mr Paris will bring considerable commercial experience to the NTHC Board…

28th August 2023
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New wild home for takahē on Ngāi Tahu whenua in Ōtākou/Otago

25 August 2023 Takahē have been returned to Ngāi Tahu whenua/land in the upper Lake Whakatipu Waimāori valley with the aim of establishing a third wild population. Ngāi Tahu and the Department of Conservation (DOC) released 18 takahē on the Ngāi Tahu tribal property Greenstone Station on Wednesday (23 August), with Ngāi Tahu rangatira Tā…

10th August 2023
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Pukenui/Anchor Island proposed as next kākāriki karaka translocation site

10 August 2023 Kākāriki karaka/orange-fronted parakeet, New Zealand’s rarest parakeet species, may soon call Pukenui/Anchor Island home. The predator-free island, in Fiordland’s Tamatea/Dusky Sound, is proposed as a site for a fifth wild population for the critically endangered taonga species, with hopes kākāriki karaka could be released there from spring 2024. With the support of…

19th July 2023
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Maungatautari hapū and iwi to foster Ngāi Tahu kākāpō

Wednesday 19 July 2023 For the first time in more than a century, Ngāi Tahu kākāpō will be living on Maungatautari near Kemureti (Cambridge) under the protection of local mana whenua. Four male kākāpō are being translocated from Whenua Hou (Codfish Island) near Rakiura (Stewart Island) to Sanctuary Mountain Maungatautari. It’s the first time the…