Read recent articles below from around our Ngāpuhi Iwi community. Find out what our members and whānau have been achieving, celebrating, and participating in around Aotearoa.

23 June 2022

Winter wellness event for Kaumātua Kuia a winner

On Tuesday 21 June, Te Rūnanga-Ā-Iwi-Ō-Ngāpuhi hosted an event at our offices in Kaikohe for about 60 kaumātua and kuia, with the aim of promoting winter wellness. We worked alongside the team from Te Hau Ora Ō Ngāpuhi, whose kaimahi and leadership in the hauora space kept so many of […]
7 June 2022

Hapū & FNDC sign Terms of Reference

The Restoration of Mauri to Te Wairoro and Punakitere Awa in Kaikohe – written and supplied by Mane Tahere on behalf of the hapū mentioned in this article.   Thursday 2 June saw a group of local Hapū namely Ngati Tautahi, Te Uri o Hua, Te Matarahurahu, Ngai Takatoke, Ngāti Kura, […]
14 May 2022

$96,500 scholarships awarded to Ngāpuhi students

This year, Te Rūnanga-Ā-Iwi-Ō-Ngāpuhi (TRAION) received 275 scholarship applications for higher education, and awarded 80 scholarships totaling $96,500.00 to Ngāpuhi tauira studying in tertiary education around the country. Babe Kapa, Hapū Development Manager for the Rūnanga, said every year the job of selecting the scholarship recipients becomes more difficult for […]
4 May 2022

Scholarship agreement supports more to study

Putting the future of Ngāpuhi firmly in the hands of our young people Ngāpuhi is welcoming Te Marewa o Tautoru (‘the ascent of Orion’s Belt), an agreement with Te Herenga Waka (Victoria University of Wellington) and the Māori Education Trust (MET), to assist Ngāpuhi students in their pursuit of higher […]
18 March 2022

Combined operations and governance Board reports

As part of our ongoing commitment to transparency, we are now providing combined reports that highlight the operations and governance activity discussed at the Board meetings of Te Rūnanga-Ā-Iwi-Ō-Ngāpuhi. These combined reports will also include summaries of presentations to the Board by our entities; Ngāpuhi Asset Holding Company, Ngāpuhi Iwi […]
18 March 2022

Rangitane CIA, Proposed Maritime Development

The Rangitane Cultural Impact Assessment was commissioned by Te Rūnanga Ā-Iwi-Ō-Ngāpuhi and is a requirement in accordance with Schedule 6 of the COVID-19 Recovery (Fast-track Consenting) Act 2020. The purpose of this assessment is to support hapū to provide a cultural perspective of the proposed Rangitane Maritime Development.  Read the […]
17 March 2022

Kai & support connectors, COVID-19 isolation checklist

This is a very challenging time for many New Zealanders, with whānau across the motu needing kai and other support while trying to self isolate. This list and map shows the location and names of contracted providers funded by MSD to support self-isolating households who need welfare support as part […]
16 March 2022

Kākahu Update for Ngahuru, the harvest season

Kia ora e te Iwi, from the Kākahu team. Poutū-te-rangi signals the first month of the new season Ngahuru (Autumn); the harvest season. The new colourways are inspired by the changes we begin to see as the leaves change colour and crops start to ripen ready for harvesting. Featuring the […]
11 March 2022

TRAION Trustee awarded 2021 Civic Honour

Janelle Beazley, Te Rūnanga-Ā-Iwi-Ō-Ngāpuhi board member and Trustee of Te Takiwā o Ngāpuhi ki Whangārei has been awarded a 2021 Civic Honour. He wahine kaha ki te mahi mō tana hāpori i ngā wā katoa. He wahine rangatira mārika ia. The honour was awarded on Thursday 10 March 2022, a […]
20 February 2022

Isaiah Apiata Spirit of Service Awards Young Leader 2021

Youth Justice and Ngāpuhi rangatira, Isaiah Apiata, has been named 2021 Young Leader of the Year in Te Hāpai Hāpori Spirit of Service Awards for his contribution to social services, Māori-Crown relations, and the revitalisation of Māori culture. The awards, organised by the Public Service Commission, celebrate outstanding public sector governance, […]
19 November 2021

Vaccination support from Te Whānau o Waipareira

On Monday 15 November Wane Wharerau, Chairman of Te Rūnanga-a-Iwi-o-Ngāpuhi (the Rūnanga) was part of a contingent that welcomed Te Whānau o Waipareira back to Tāmaki after a week in Te Tai Tokerau, where their efforts resulted in vaccinating more than 3,000 people. This statement from Wane acknowledges the efforts […]
27 October 2021

Hikoi to Waitangi – Chair’s statement

Te Rūnanga A-Iwi-Ō-Ngāpuhi stands with all those opposed to the hikoi from Rotorua to Waitangi by people intending to mark the signing of He Whakaputatanga o Te Rangatira o Nu Tireni tomorrow. A hikoi organised by a group opposed to vaccination makes this event particularly dangerous for whānau residing in […]

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