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8th October 2013
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Ngāi Tahu youth explore the Banks Peninsula

A group of Ngāi Tahu rangatahi (youth) will spend the next three days traveling around Te Pātaka a Rākaihautū (the Banks Peninsula) exploring their Ngāi Tahu identity. The hīkoi is part of Manawa Hou, a youth initiative designed by the Office of Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu to pass on knowledge of traditions, history and…

1st October 2013
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Positive Results Testament to on Going Strength of Ngāi Tahu Portfolio

It’s been another successful year for South Island iwi Ngāi Tahu, with the annual results for Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu Group showing a number of positive financial gains. Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu Kaiwhakahaere, Tā Mark Solomon says the achievements have come across the board for Te Rūnanga Group, with another excellent performance by…

20th August 2013
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Ngāi Tahu Pounamu goes to New York

Twelve pieces of Ngāi Tahu Pounamu carved by Te Waipounamu Māori Heritage Centre in Hokitika, will be showcased with other luxury New Zealand products at Couture Fashion Week in New York on Saturday 7 September. Couture Fashion Week is a multi-day event showcasing couture and luxury fashion. The event is staged twice a year in…

24th July 2013
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Rebuild industry to talk He Toki over breakfast

Business leaders from across the construction industry have been invited to attend a He Toki ki te Rika breakfast event hosted by Hawkins Construction at CPIT on Friday 26 July. He Toki is a Māori trades training initiative led by Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu in partnership with CPIT and Hawkins Construction. This unique collaborative…

11th July 2013
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Good progress on Freshwater

Ngāi Tahu welcomes the Minister of Environment, Amy Adam’s announcement on Freshwater reforms. Ngāi Tahu is mindful that this is only the first step in a much longer reform process to ensure iwi have meaningful involvement in all aspects of freshwater management. “The reforms recognise that iwi should be involved upfront on matters concerning freshwater…

27th May 2013
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Ngāi Tahu Seafood supporting fishers at a grass roots level

Ngāi Tahu Seafood have set up a scholarship to help Ngāi Tahu fishers gain their Inshore Launch Masters tickets. The scholarship is run in partnership with Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology and supported by Te Ohu Kai Moana,

23rd May 2013
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Ngāi Tahu leaders honored

Tēnā kōrua e ngā manu taupua, kai ngā manawa tītī; mā mātou kōrua e whakamihi. E whakamanamana ana mātou i a koutou ko whiwhi i te hōnore nui me ā kōrua mahi whakaharahara tonu. Nei rā te mihi kau atu ki a kōrua, anō he tai matapopore, e kore rawa tēnei puna whakamihi e mimiti…

16th May 2013
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Students step up as government endorses Māori trades training

A new group of He Toki ki te Rika (Māori trades training) students will step forward to start an exciting journey on Wednesday [15 May] in the presence of whānau and special guests at Rehua Marae. The 68 students will receive scholarships to begin their training in carpentry, welding, painting and decorating, and plasterboard at…

9th May 2013
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Marae resolution process results in positive outcome

For the first time since Settlement, South Island Iwi Ngāi Tahu has undertaken a tikanga marae resolution process to deal with pounamu-related matters. Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu and Te Rūnanga o Makaawhio met with Bevan Climo at Rehua Marae to undertake this process. Forty Ngāi Tahu Whanui, predominately from Poutini Ngāi Tahu gathered at…

26th April 2013
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Ngāi Tahu youth on a hīkoi in Kaikōura

This weekend a group of Ngāi Tahu rangatahi (youth) are going on a hīkoi around Kaikōura and then up to the Marlborough Sounds to learn about some of the first footsteps their tīpuna took on their migration to Te Waipounamu. The hīkoi is part of Manawa Hou a youth initiative designed to pass on knowledge…