Pānui Pāpāho / Media Releases

6th May 2022
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Beautiful Black Ferns Awa Manawa installation unveiled

The Black Ferns have been celebrated with the unveilling of a new installation at the All Blacks Experience with former and current Black Ferns in attendance on Wednesday. The unveiling of Awa Manawa coincides with the 2022 Year of Women’s Rugby in Aotearoa and clearly delighted the many wāhine rugby captains attending from Auckland schools….

29th April 2022
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Vaccinations at Kaikōura marae realise decades-long dream

As Kaikōura prepares for a tourist boom, a decades-long dream for Te Tai O Marokura and Te Rūnanga o Kaikōura to protect its whānau with the flu vaccine and other vaccinations is coming to fruition. For the first time, Kaikōura based health and social service provider Te Tai o Marokura and its partner Māori/Indigenous Health…

5th April 2022
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New kaumātua housing units realise long-held vision for rūnaka

5 April 2022 The opening of six new kaumātua (elder) units on Te Rau Aroha Marae at Awarua/Bluff, is the first step towards establishing on-site papakāika (intergenerational) housing and the realisation of a vision the local rūnaka has been working towards for more than 20 years. The Minister of Housing, Hon. Megan Woods, and Te…

2nd March 2022
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All Blacks Experience an award-winner

25 February 2021 The intelligent and inspirational vision behind All Blacks Experience has been recognised as the best of the best. Ngāi Tahu Tourism and New Zealand Rugby’s SkyCity-based attraction along with its creative partners Satellite Media, WORKSHOP E and EQ Made have been named as winners in the Digital – Interactives and Exhibition section…

31st January 2022
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Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu welcomes new directors

Te Rūnanga is pleased to announce the appointment of two new directors to the Ngāi Tahu Holdings Board, Jon Hartley and Sophie Haslem. Both are highly experienced directors who will be joining the Board for a term of three years. Sophie brings with her more than a decade of governance experience and is currently chair…

25th January 2022
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Pōwhiri to welcome national stewardship land panel to West Coast

The Western South Island national panel working on the reclassification of stewardship land will be welcomed to the rohe of Poutini Ngāi Tahu during a pōwhiri at Arahura Marae today. The Department of Conservation (DOC) is reclassifying stewardship land throughout Aotearoa to better protect conservation areas home to threatened species and high priority ecosystems. DOC…

2nd December 2021
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The All Blacks Experience is turning one!

Very special birthday celebrations will soon be underway for a one-of-a-kind tourism attraction celebrating our rugby Teams in Black. The All Blacks Experience was launched in December 2020 after almost a decade of planning and construction. The fully guided, state-of-the-art, interactive tour in the heart of SkyCity in Auckland showcases the successes, history and culture…

2nd December 2021
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Vaccine certificates mandated for visitors to Ngāi Tahu Tourism attractions

Ngāi Tahu Tourism has announced all visitors to its attractions will be required to show proof of vaccination from Friday, 3 December 2021. As part of the wider Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu Group, Ngāi Tahu Tourism takes its health and safety obligations to all kaimahi, manuhiri, whānau and communities very seriously. With the highly…

19th November 2021
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Ngāi Tahu panel to work on stewardship land reclassification

A Ngāi Tahu mana whenua panel will work with the Department of Conservation (DOC), two national panels, and Conservation Minister Kiritapu Allan, during a review of stewardship land within the Ngāi Tahu takiwā (tribal area). DOC is reclassifying stewardship land throughout Aotearoa to better protect conservation areas home to threatened species and high priority ecosystems….

9th November 2021
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Rotorua’s favourite farm show back for Christmas

Agrodome, a unique farm experience set in Rotorua, is re-opening just in time for the summer holidays. The much-loved attraction which features farm shows, farm tours and an adorable animal nursery, is set in the heart of 350-acres of lush farmland, just ten minutes from the city centre. Over the past 18 months, the staff…