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Taiao Strategy Whānau Engagement

By |2023-02-03T11:23:26+13:00January 16th, 2023|Categories: Iwi, Pānui|

Rangitāne o Wairau has commenced work on the development of our Taiao Strategy, which will support and guide our response, input and priorities in the environmental management sphere. The development of the Strategy is being led by our whanaunga Mark Moses and Gena Moses-Te Kani.  It is anticipated that the Strategy will traverse a variety [...]

2023 Taiohi Tangata Marae | Rangatahi Wānanga

By |2022-12-13T12:47:22+13:00December 13th, 2022|Categories: Iwi, Pānui|

Taiohi Tangata Marae | Rangatahi Wānanga From the Wairau to Tōtaranui and Rotoiti, this is a trip you do not want to miss! Take a journey across Te Tauihu on a five-day wānanga, feasting on kōrero and hītori that is uniquely Rangitāne. Visit sites of significance and hear kōrero about our tūpuna depicted in many [...]

Rangitāne exhibition brings kōrero tuku iho to life through art and science

By |2022-12-05T11:02:26+13:00December 5th, 2022|Categories: Iwi, Pānui|

Rangitāne o Wairau has launched a new exhibition in the lobby of Rangitāne House, in the heart of Blenheim’s central business district.  The exhibition brings kōrero tuku iho to life through art and science, and displays artworks crafted by Israel Tangaroa Birch (Ngā Puhi, Ngāi Tawake, Ngāti Kahungunu, Ngāti Rakaipaaka). In 2013 NIWA and Rangitāne [...]

Rangitāne signs Tākai Here Agreement with Ara Poutama

By |2022-11-03T13:11:17+13:00November 3rd, 2022|Categories: Iwi, Pānui|

Rangitāne o Wairau has signed a Tākai Here Agreement with Ara Poutama Aotearoa, the Department of Corrections. The Agreement between Ara Poutama and ngā iwi o Te Tauihu establishes a strategic relationship, recognising the status of iwi, as well as the role and purpose of Ara Poutama.  The Agreement provides a mechanism to strengthen and [...]

Full house for Iwi Education Symposium in Whakatū

By |2022-10-25T14:55:58+13:00October 25th, 2022|Categories: Iwi, Pānui|

Teachers, principals and educationalists from across the top of the South Island turned out in force on Friday for a groundbreaking education symposium hosted by the eight iwi of Te Tauihu. Kia wetewetea, ko Māui ahau! attracted more than 1000 attendees from across the rohe (tribal area which includes Tasman, Nelson and Marlborough). It is [...]

Te Tauihu rāhui to be lifted

By |2022-09-08T15:28:09+12:00September 8th, 2022|Categories: Iwi, Pānui|

A rāhui placed along the entire northern coastline of Te Tauihu o Te Waka-a-Māui last month following significant weather events is to be lifted. In the Marlborough region, this will take effect on Sunday, September 11, 2022, and in Nelson Tasman on Tuesday, September 13. The rāhui was implemented on August 20 by the Iwi [...]

Pūtea Tautoko | Te Ata Tuhimata

By |2022-08-18T16:06:20+12:00August 18th, 2022|Categories: Iwi, Pānui|

Te Ata Tuhimata (right) represented Rangitāne at the Next Gen Kaitiaki Hui held in May.  Led by Tina Porou and Donna Flavell, the overall focus of the hui was to understand the current Taiao landscape for iwi and hapū at a national and localised level and to see if there is something that can be [...]

Pūtea Tautoko | Hoani Togia

By |2022-08-18T15:50:24+12:00August 18th, 2022|Categories: Iwi, Pānui|

Congratulations to Hoani Togia (No.8) who repped for Canterbury at the Aon 2022 U15 Nationals in Auckland. Hoani was ranked one of the Top 20 scorers in the Country in his age group averaging 16.9 points per game and top overall scorer for Canterbury. Canterbury went through to quarter finals unbeaten in their pool. Hoani’s [...]

Museum Showcases Axeman Rangitaane MacDonald

By |2022-08-18T15:48:51+12:00August 18th, 2022|Categories: Iwi, Pānui|

Born in Endeavour Inlet, Queen Charlotte Sound in 1910, Rangitaane MacDonald began his chopping and sawing career at the age of sixteen.  His father Peter MacDonald nominated him for his first chopping carnival at Canvastown. He went on to win the prize money for two ‘100lb chops’ and the ‘single-hand saw’ sections. Tane, as he [...]