Monthly Archives: June 2019


Nick’s Kōrero

By |2019-06-20T09:41:48+12:00June 20th, 2019|Categories: Iwi, Pānui|

Kia ora koutou, On 17 June 2013 the Blenheim Post Office was renamed and opened as Rangitāne House.  This date also marks the signing of Te Tiriti o Waitangi at Horahora Kākahu Island in Te Whanganui (Port Underwood) in 1840.  To commemorate this occasion a karaka tree was planted in front of Rangitāne House earlier this [...]

Nick’s Kōrero

By |2019-06-12T18:57:24+12:00June 12th, 2019|Categories: Iwi, Pānui|

Kia ora koutou, Last Saturday was an important day with the re-opening of the Tuamātene Wharenui.  Around 30 whānau came to what was quite an emotional event.  Takahi Whenua (H&G) had the fire going and the kai sorted when we arrived.  Paora Mackie sounded the pūtātara to gather everyone just before sunrise, and Jeremy MacLeod [...]