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First Hei Whakapiki Mauri hui highlights aspirations

When married couple Gary Williams and Ruth Jones of Kanohi ki te Kanohi Consultancy set up Hei Whakapiki Mauri, they saw it as a way for Māori with disabilities to connect with whānau and to explore and grow their aspirations and knowledge. Hei Whakapiki Mauri is a series of hui designed to empower disabled Māori…

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Message from the Kaiwhakahaere

Kei aku nui, kei aku rahi, kei aku whakatamarahi ki te Raki. Ko te Ika-nui ka riro rā. Koia! It is with much sadness that we as Ngāi Tahu Whānui saw another leak of largely inaccurate information to the media last weekend.  This behaviour is unacceptable and untenable and I will be working with your…

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PRAG 2016 Refresh – Live Stream

The Papatipu Rūnanga Aspirations Group (PRAG) 2016 Refresh took place over two weekends in September, at Te Whare o Te Waipounamu. This event was live streamed to allow whānau the opportunity to view the proceedings even if you are unable to attend. You can view the recordings below. Part one Streamed live on Aug 21,…

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Kitchen koha

    The gift of a slow cooker and an in-house recipe book to all farm workers and families is the latest Ngāi Tahu Farming initiative designed to encourage engagement and healthy living within the Te Whenua Hou farming community in North Canterbury. Ngāi Tahu Farming General Manager – People and Development, Claire Bourne says…

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Kea award

Last night Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu Kaiwhakahaere, Tā Mark Solomon, was awarded  a prestigious Kea honour in recognition of his significant contribution to the development of Aotearoa and our country’s international standing. Tā Mark received a Kea World Class New Zealand Award, which celebrates the work of New Zealanders who make outstanding contributions to the country’s social…

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Building community

The new Te Whenua Hou Community Committee is working hard to create an environment where Ngāi Tahu Farming employees and their families feel more socially connected to each other and to their wider communities. The group, which had its first meeting in March, aims to be the voice of the Te Whenua Hou community, and…

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ASEAN delegation visits Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu

In April Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu hosted a delegation of 10 of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) most talented young diplomats on an inaugural ASEAN study tour. The delegates came from each of the 10 ASEAN countries – Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Viet Nam. During their…

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Manawa Nui – the beginning of a journey

When Meg Matthews won a place on the 2015 Ngāi Tahu Manawa Nui programme, it signalled a journey of personal discovery and a positive start to a career in governance. Meg (Ngāi Tahu), is now an associate director of Ngāi Tahu Property through the programme and she was recently appointed as an associate director of…

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He Toki ki te Rika students graduate

Around two hundred people gathered at Te Puna Wānaka, CPIT on Wednesday night, to celebrate the success of the latest group of He Toki ki te Rika students, who have completed their one-year pre-trades training courses. He Toki ki te Rika is a Māori trades training initiative led by Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu in…

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Hui-ā-Tau 2014

Ngāi Tahu whānui have been challenged to think out to 2050 at today’s Hui-ā-Tau. Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu Kaiwhakahaere, Tā Mark Solomon, says that post-Settlement the iwi had prepared a robust vision to take it to 2025 but that was now only ten years away and the time had come to start thinking beyond…

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