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26th October 2021
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Ngāi Tahu led prevention programme to reduce tamariki in care

A bold new prevention programme designed, developed, and led by Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu (Te Rūnanga), aims to reduce the number of Māori tamariki and rangatahi entering the Oranga Tamariki system. Minister for Children, Hon Kelvin Davis, today announced Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu would receive $25.9m of Oranga Tamariki funding over three years…

18th October 2021
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Shotover Jet gifts free trips to essential workers

Essential workers in Queenstown have been gifted free Shotover Jet rides as a way of recognising their contribution on the frontlines. Jet Boat Operations General Manager Jolanda Cave says Shotover Jet wants to do everything it can to recognise those helping the country through the COVID-19 pandemic and response. “We’ve all been helped so much…

8th October 2021
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Rare Māori treasures highlight significant wetlands

More than 20 rare taonga are on display at Tūranga library, as part of a new exhibition celebrating the special relationship Ngāi Tahu has with wetlands. Curated by Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu and Christchurch City Libraries, Whakaata mai te Kūkūwai – Reflections from the Wetlands opens Sunday and runs until February. The exhibition, which…

6th October 2021
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Ngāi Tahu welcomes Southland aquaculture settlement

The signing of an aquaculture agreement between Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu (Te Rūnanga), Te Ohu Kaimoana, and the Government, delivers on the Crown’s settlement obligations and creates opportunities for Ngāi Tahu to undertake marine farming in Murihiku. Ngāi Tahu has been advocating for its rights in the marine aquaculture sector since the 1992 fisheries…

5th October 2021
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Mana whenua bless site of future ACC building

The site of the future state-of-the-art ACC office in Dunedin has been blessed by mana whenua at a dawn ceremony on Tuesday morning. A blessing and sod turning was hosted by whānau from Ōtākou at the Dowling St site and marks an important step in the construction process. The small event began with karakia before…

4th October 2021
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Ngāi Tahu Holdings turns around deficit in 2021 financial results

Ngāi Tahu Holdings has released its financial results for the year ended 30 June 2021, announcing a $240m profit for the year. Ngāi Tahu Holdings Chair Mark Tume says a focus on improving operating performance included working more efficiently and cohesively. Increases in the value of investments, particularly from the property portfolio also supported the…

27th September 2021
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University of Canterbury announces Office of Treaty Partnership, the Ngāi Tahu Centre

Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu and Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | the University of Canterbury (UC) have announced the establishment of an Office of Treaty Partnership, Kā Waimaero | the Ngāi Tahu Centre. Today’s announcement signals progressive new changes to the structure of the University to acknowledge mana whenua Treaty Partners – believed to…

7th September 2021
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Ngāi Tahu Holdings appoints Chief Executive

Ngāi Tahu Holdings Chief Operating Officer and former Ngāi Tahu Seafood Chair, Craig Ellison (Ngāi Tahu) has been appointed as the new Chief Executive of Ngāi Tahu Holdings for a period of 10 months. He will begin in the role on 1 December 2021. Ngāi Tahu Holdings chair Mark Tume made the announcement today. Ellison’s…

27th July 2021
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Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu is first iwi to partner with the Arts Foundation of New Zealand, Te Tumu Toi

A new ‘Springboard’ Ngāi Tahu partnership will see three outstanding Ngāi Tahu artists at a formative stage of their career supported from 2022- 2024. The first recipient will be nominated in September this year and ultimately selected by a panel of experts to kick off a year of mentorship in April 2022. Springboard is a…

23rd July 2021
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Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu and Datacom to work in partnership

Datacom Group and Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu have signed a strategic partnership agreement, which will see the South Island iwi and New Zealand’s largest home-grown technology provider working together to deliver a series of tech projects and a new pathway for Māori youth interested in the tech sector. Datacom Group CEO Greg Davidson says…