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22nd October 2010
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Ngāi Tahu welcomes return of snowflake pounamu

Friday 22 October, 2010 Ngāi Tahu are very pleased with a decision by Judge GS MacAskill, that will see a significant quantity of snowflake pounamu returned to the iwi. This outcome reaffirms Ngāi Tahu’s ownership of this taonga and returns it to its rightful owner, Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu. Mark Solomon, Kaiwhakahaere for Te…

20th October 2010
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Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu announces record result

20 October 2010 Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu and the Board of Ngāi Tahu Holdings Corporation (NTHC) have announced a full-year net operating surplus of $35.5m for the commercial activities of the iwi, an increase of $16.9m on the previous year. Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu Kaiwhakahaere Mark Solomon congratulated Ngāi Tahu Holdings Corporation and…

28th August 2010
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Governor-General opens new Christchurch Civic Building

28 August 2010 The new Christchurch Civic Building – home for the Christchurch City Council and named Te Hononga – was opened today (Saturday 28 August) by the Governor-General of New Zealand, Rt Hon Sir Anand Satyanand. More than 150 guests attended the event to share in the celebration of the 50/50 joint venture redevelopment…

10th August 2010
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Groundbreaking survey provides benchmark for iwi

10 August 2010 Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu will release the results of groundbreaking research today, in a bid to set a benchmark for the iwi in growing the financial literacy and ultimately financial independence of Ngāi Tahu Whānui. The launch of the ANZ Ngāi Tahu Financial Knowledge Survey results will be attended by the…

6th August 2010
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2010 Youth Leadership for Sustainability Awards

6 August Environment Canterbury and Ngāi Tahu are celebrating the contribution of young people to environmental sustainability this month. The 2010 Youth Leadership for Sustainability Awards are a joint initiative between Environment Canterbury and Ngāi Tahu recognising awareness of environmental and social issues among Canterbury’s youth. The awards ceremony is being held on Wednesday, August…

23rd June 2010
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Inaugural Ngāi Tahu Reo Māori Awards 2010

23 June 2010 Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu is holding its first ever Ngāi Tahu Reo Māori Awards at Ngā Hau E Whā Marae on Thursday, 24th June as part of its 10-year Kotahi Mano Kaika, Kotahi Mano Wawata (KMK) celebrations. The awards hosted by Stacey Morrison and Ross Painiora are to honour the achievements…

23rd June 2010
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Agreement forges new future for Te Waihora

23 June 2010 Ngāi Tahu and commercial fishers have signed an agreement that will see a financial contribution go towards protecting and enhancing the health of Te Waihora (Lake Ellesmere). “Te Waihora Management Board and the fishers have put in a lot of effort and compromise to come up with a solution that meets the…

3rd June 2010
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Statement from the Kaiwhakahaere of Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu

3 June 2010 Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu has expressed disappointment at a decision to allow the Central Plains Water Trust (CPW) to take and use water from the Waimakariri and Rakaia Rivers for its proposed water enhancement scheme. Ngāi Tahu believes the decision to be inconsistent with the vision and principles of the Canterbury…

21st April 2010
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Statement from Mark Solomon, Kaiwhakahaere Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu

Wednesday, 21 April 2010 The government’s proposal on the Foreshore and Seabed is a welcomed stepping stone to replace the 2004 Act, but does not go far enough to recognise Ngāi Tahu inherited mana and duty to act as kaitiaki of the foreshore and seabed, Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu Kaiwhakahaere Mark Solomon today. Addressing…

31st March 2010
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Foreshore and Seabed

Media Statement from Mark Solomon, Kaiwhakahaere Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu Wednesday, 31 March 2010 (Note to journalists: This statement is issued by Mark Solomon in his role as Kaiwhakahaere, Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu. Mark Solomon can also comment on Foreshore and Seabed matters in his role as chair of the Iwi Leaders Group.)…