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17th February 2020
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Plunket and Ngāi Tahu honour shared history with new nursing scholarship

Plunket and Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu have launched the Mere Harper and Ria Tikini Memorial Scholarship, acknowledging two wāhine toa who were instrumental in starting Plunket and inspiring Plunket’s rebrand, both which are being launched today. The annual scholarship aims to give financial support of $3,000 to a full-time nursing student, of Ngāi Tahu…

10th February 2020
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Government needs to start again on resource management amendment bill

The government needs to scrap its current approach to the Resource Management Amendment Bill and start again by designing the reforms with its Te Tiriti o Waitangi partner, says Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu. The government’s approach to freshwater management in the Bill is deeply flawed and the process it has undertaken is a breach…

7th February 2020
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Waitangi Day commemorated at Ōtākou Marae

Waitangi Day commemorations at Ōtākou Marae on the Ōtākou Peninsula have focused on the signatories who signed Te Tiriti on behalf of Ngāi Tahu in 1840. An estimated 300 people – including MPs, mayors and other community leaders from throughout Ōtākou and Murihiku – were welcomed onto the marae, which hosts the Ngāi Tahu Treaty…

5th February 2020
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The Crown must address rights and interests in freshwater

Ngāi Tahu shares the view of Iwi Chairs that the government needs to progress engagement with iwi, hapū and whānau on their rights and interests in freshwater. Our waterways are in crisis, says Kaiwhakahaere Lisa Tumahai at Waitangi. “At least 62% of Aotearoa’s surface water resources and 81% of total groundwater volume resides within the…