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.

30 August 2021

Open letter from Wane Wharerau, Chair of Te Rūnanga-Ā-Iwi-O-Ngāpuhi

An open letter from Wane Wharerau, Chair of Te Rūnanga-Ā-Iwi-O-Ngāpuhi 30/08/2021 This afternoon we heard from the prime minister that: Today 53 new positive cases were recorded, which is down 30 from yesterday. There are no new positive cases in Te Tai Tokerau, i.e. still just the one case in […]
20 July 2021

Ngāpuhi education trailblazer Phoebe Davis to lead education aspirations for Ngāpuhi

Leading educationalist Phoebe Davis has been appointed education manager for Te Rūnanga-Ā-Iwi-Ō-Ngāpuhi (TRAION). Phoebe Davis (Ngāti Manu, Kohatutaka, Ngāpuhi, Te Whakatohea) has extensive experience in the education sector, as a teacher, curriculum developer and education manager. She currently serves on the Ministry of Education Approval and Allocation Panel and is […]
22 June 2021

Eddie Low sings for Ngapuhi

Eddie Low sings for Ngāpuhi kaumatua and kuia ‘The Voice in a Million’, Eddie Low (Te Arawa waka, Ngāti Whakaue) and his great mate Kevin Greaves, son of the late Rusty Greaves, gave a private performance to the Kaumātua Kuia rōpū of Ngāpuhi and some of the staff from Te […]
9 June 2021

Ngāpuhi position on Significant Natural Areas proposed in Far North District Council district plan

Ngāpuhi opposes Significant Natural Areas proposal in Far North District Council district plan Te Rūnanga A-Iwi-O Ngāpuhi (TRAION) opposes the Far North District Council’s proposed Significant Natural Areas (SNAs) in the district plan. The SNAs have the potential to severely impact Māori landowners’ rights to develop their land and resources […]
19 April 2021

Two TRAION kaiarahi appointed to Top Energy boards

Kaiarahi of Te Rūnanga-Ā-Iwi-Ō-Ngāpuhi appointed to Top Energy Board positions Two Te Rūnanga-Ā-Iwi-Ō-Ngāpuhi (TRAION) kaiarahi have been appointed to Top Energy Board positions. Nicole Anderson, whose Board roles across Te Tai Tokerau include Trustee of TRAION representing the Takiwā of Ngā Ngaru o Hokianga, has been appointed to the Board […]
29 March 2021

Hui Tau 2021

Thousands expected at Hui Tau 2021 in Kaikohe over Easter Weekend Thousands of manuhiri will be heading to Kaikohe this Easter as the Whangārei and Kaikohe Stakes (Northern New Zealand regions) of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints host their Hui Tau 2021 restoration event and celebrations. Organisers […]
29 March 2021

New berry business with iwi support offers new jobs for workers in Kaikohe

A unique partnership between a family-run business and an iwi is about to bear fruit in Kaikohe Original story by DENISE PIPER / STUFF The first 28 employees of Kaikohe Berryfruit began work this month, starting to build 10 hectares of tunnel houses that will shelter the hydroponic raspberries and […]
25 March 2021

Tiriti commemoration at Māngungu

Remembering the past, looking to the future On 12 February the Te Rōpū Kaumātua Kuia o Te Whare Tapu Ō Ngāpuhi attended celebrations at Māngungu Mission House in Hokianga. Every year, this date marks the anniversary of Governor William Hobson’s meeting with Rangatira from the Hokianga regarding Te Tiriti ō […]
24 March 2021

Ngāpuhi contact centre

Ngāpuhi COVID-19 Welfare Call Centre brings Kaupapa Māori lens to Healthline service Forty newly employed Māori contact centre operators from Te Tai Tokerau Northland are providing a kaupapa Māori focus to Healthline’s COVID-19 information response. Since completing their training, the team has fielded and made hundreds of calls daily; providing […]
24 March 2021

Kaumātua Kuia develop skills – and have fun – at digital wānanga

Learning new skills can be fun at any age. Te Rōpū Kaumātua Kuia o Te Whare Tapu Ō Ngāpuhi meets on the last Thursday of every month, and this month’s hui was a wānanga to support the Rōpū with new skills in a digital world.   Nikora Ngaropo and Kiri […]
26 February 2021

The story behind Kaikohe Berryfruit Limited

Kaikohe Berryfruit Limited is a partnership between Ngāpuhi Asset Holding Company (NAHC), Far North Holdings Limited (FNHL) and Onyx Capital. NAHC is the majority shareholder. NAHC is leading the development of the sustainability focused hitech hydroponics berryfruit operation in the Ngawha Enterprise and Innovation Park, just outside Kaikohe. Partnering with […]
26 February 2021

Twenty-six Ngāpuhi jobseekers to sign employment contracts with new Kaikohe fruit operation

Attending a job information hui at Te Rūnanga-Ā-Iwi O Ngāpuhi (TRAION) in Kaikohe is about to bear fruit for 26 Ngāpuhi job seekers who will sign employment contracts on Tuesday (2 March) with Kaikohe Berryfruit Limited, a partnership project expected to bring transformational change to Kaikohe. The successful candidates were […]

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