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14th November 2019
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Ngāi Tahu launches pilot internship with MFAT

Ngāi Tahu Holdings Matakahi scholar Makayla Glancy (Te Rūnanga o Makaawhio) will be joining the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) as an intern over the 2019/2020 summer. This year, MFAT and Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu have partnered to enable a Matakahi scholar to intern at the Ministry alongside the Ministry’s Aorere interns….

25th October 2019
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Ngāi Tahu announces annual financial results

Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu today released the annual report of Ngāi Tahu Holdings for the financial year ended 30 June 2019 and has reported a net profit of $37.5 million. Kaiwhakahaere Lisa Tumahai says there was a lot to celebrate in the past year as the iwi has continued its focus on delivering social,…

16th October 2019
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Ngāi Tahu responds to vocational education legislation

Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu urges the Crown to ensure that the Establishment Board of the newly formed Institute of Skills and Technology meets its Treaty obligations and addresses the statutory role of iwi as Treaty partners in redesigning the education system for the future. Kaiwhakahaere Lisa Tumahai says Ngāi Tahu must be engaged as…

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)…

4th October 2019
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Ngāi Tahu celebrates whānau standing in local body elections

Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu is throwing its support behind Ngāi Tahu whānau members standing in local body elections and encouraging everyone to vote by 12 October. Kaiwhakahaere Lisa Tumahai says the iwi knows of at least 15 Ngāi Tahu candidates in various election categories across New Zealand. “It is fantastic to see dedicated and…

23rd September 2019
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Ngāi Tahu and Air New Zealand formalise relationship

Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu and Air New Zealand have signed a future-focused, strategic relationship agreement aimed at boosting economic growth in Te Waipounamu. Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu Chief Executive Officer Arihia Bennett says the agreement formalises a partnership that will deliver meaningful outcomes for the iwi and airline and is much more than…

16th September 2019
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Draft Kātiki Point management plan released

Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu is now accepting public submissions on its draft plan to protect Kātiki Point for future generations. Kātiki Point – which receives up to 40,000 visitors a year – is a headland that forms the southern tip of Moeraki peninsula in coastal North Otago. It is home to unique wildlife, scenery…

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…

28th August 2019
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Freshwater report a platform for discussion

Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu have welcomed the clarity of findings in the Wai 2358 Stage 2 Report released by the Waitangi Tribunal today. Kaiwhakahaere Lisa Tumahai says the report makes several clear observations regarding Māori interests in water and provides strong advice to inform discussions between iwi and the Crown. “Ministers cannot and must…

16th August 2019
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Ngāi Tahu Holdings Chief Executive resigns

Ngāi Tahu Holdings Chief Executive Mike Sang has today announced his resignation, after nearly seven years in the role and a decade working for the iwi. Mr Sang will remain Chief Executive until 20 March 2020, to allow time for a recruitment process to take place and a smooth transition to new leadership. “I’ve thoroughly…