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23rd April 2020
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Ngāi Tahu Tourism update

The impacts of COVID-19 and the related moves made to protect New Zealanders’ health have taken a significant toll on the tourism industry, from which Ngāi Tahu Tourism has not…

16th March 2020
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Iwi partnership to sell Go Bus to experienced transit company

Ngāi Tahu Holdings and Tainui Group Holdings have agreed to sell passenger transport company Go Bus to Melbourne-based industry operator Kinetic. Kinetic operates SkyBus in Auckland and 177 other passenger…

5th March 2020
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Ngāi Tahu Cultural Mapping resources developed for schools

Te Waipounamu teachers can now incorporate Ngāi Tahu mātauranga (knowledge) as part of their Aotearoa/New Zealand social studies and history lessons. Following on from the successful launch of Kā Huru…

17th February 2020
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New Kāi Tahu series champions te reo Māori

Kāi Tahu radio station Tahu FM has launched a new season of its popular Tahu Taxi series. Each episode of the web series features kōrero with prominent whānau who are…

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…

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…

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…

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…