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Conservation project hopes to maintain momentum

The leader of a Jobs for Nature project run by Te Hapū o Ngāti Wheke, in partnership with Living Springs and Conservation Volunteers New Zealand, is welcoming a funding transition strategy designed to keep the mahi going. Jobs for Nature is a $1.19 billion programme that manages funding across multiple government agencies to benefit the…

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Murihiku Marae reopening a proud moment for Waihōpai Rūnaka

Murihiku Marae reopened its doors on the 2nd of June following an extensive redevelopment project that shows commitment to environmental sustainability and community wellbeing. The completion of this multi-million dollar development, incorporating a triple net-zero approach—targeting water, energy, and carbon neutrality—marks a proud milestone for Waihōpai Rūnaka. Over the course of just 12 months, the…

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Mana Whakahono ā Rohe takes out key NZPI award

21 April 2023 The New Zealand Planning Institute has recognised the ground-breaking planning work undertaken by Poutini Ngāi Tahu and the West Coast Regional Council in the development and implementation of a Mana Whakahono ā Rohe – Iwi Participation Agreement, awarding it the Best Practice Award in Consultation and Participation Strategies and/or processes. The first…

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