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10th May 2011
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Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu Trustee on the Te Kōhaka o Tuhaitara Trust

10 May, 2011 Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu is calling for one nomination for representation on the above Trust as the three year term of one of the Trustees, Hoana Joan Burgman, has now expired. There are six trustees in total, three appointed by Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu and three appointed by the Waimakariri…

10th May 2011
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2012 ANZ Graduate Program

ANZ is committed to developing greater diversity within our employees in order to better understand the people and cultures we provide services to. Applications for the 2012 ANZ Graduate Program are now open, and we would really like you to encourage Ngāi Tahu graduates that you know to apply. We are looking for graduates across…

17th April 2011
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Hugs Help Ease Sorrow

After six weeks walking the severely earthquake damaged streets of Christchurch’s eastern suburbs, Māori warden Lorey Rakete found hugs were the thing many people needed. Mrs Rakete, 60, of Kaikohe, was among 100 Māori wardens, of which 70 came from the North Island. “A lot of people just needed hugs,” Mrs Rakete said. “It was…

15th April 2011
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Maori Wardens recognised for quake effort

15 April 2011 More than 100 Māori Wardens from around Aotearoa were thanked today for their contribution to the response effort in the Eastern Suburbs, following the devastation of the February 22 earthquake. Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu Kaiwhakahaere Mark Solomon summed up the feeling in the community: “You are awesome” he said to the…

13th April 2011
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USAR Officials Congratulate Papatipu Rūnanga

Koukourarata, Ōnuku, Taumutu, Wairewa and Mahaanui Kurataiao, briefly returned to their offices at 79 Hereford Street on Wednesday 13 April. They received praise from USAR officials at the scene for their preparation and planning. The small team, which also included volunteers from Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu, had just 90 minutes to retrieve essential files…

4th February 2011
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Waitangi Day 2011

On Sunday Te Rūnanga o Ōtākou will host to this year’s Ngāi Tahu Treaty of Waitangi Day Commemoration festivities at Ōtākou Marae. Festivities start at 10am and feature traditional and contemporary cultural performances (including Pacific Island practitioners), activities for children and a detailed history plus future plans for the marae. All whānau and the public…

1st February 2011
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Ngāi Tahu acknowledge legacy of CEO

Kia ora koutou, Yesterday I received the resignation of Anake Goodall. Most of you will appreciate the exceptional dedication, diligence and intelligence that Anake has brought to his role as CEO, so you will understand that it is with some reluctance that I am passing on Anake’s decision to you all. Anake has accomplished the…

24th November 2010
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New Cultural Tourism Centre Showcase For Ancient Art Form

24 November Te Ana Ngāi Tahu Rock Art Centre, an interactive tourism attraction housing the largest and most significant collection of Māori rock art in the world, will be officially opened at a special ceremony to be held in Timaru on Friday 10 December. The event to be attended by some 200 invited guests including…

29th October 2010
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Properties Likely to Create Interest

29 October 2010 Ngāi Tahu Property (NTP) will begin to market 18,250 hectares of rural land leased to forestry companies located in the lowland Canterbury foothills this month, in one of the first major commercial actions to be taken under the new Te Rūnanga Group Investment Policy. Interest in the investment properties is expected to…

23rd October 2010
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Ngāi Tahu congratulates Ngāti Kuia

Friday 22 October 2010 Tomorrow Ngāti Kuia reaches a significant milestone with the Signing Ceremony for Te Whakatau, the Ngāti Kuia Deed of Settlement. This Signing Ceremony bears testament to the many long years of dedication, sacrifice and determination displayed by the leadership of Ngāti Kuia and indeed, by their tūpuna, who have long carried…