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Nick’s Kōrero

By |2018-10-08T17:39:20+00:00October 8th, 2018|Categories: Iwi, Pānui|

Kia ora koutou, Aroha mai for the communication lapse last week as I was shifting house and had some pressing work deadlines. Last weekend’s inaugural consultative Strategy hui in Whakatū and Wairau was, to me, a great success.  Often, Strategy development are referenced by their importance to the development of business plans and budgets.  The [...]

Nick’s Kōrero

By |2018-09-24T14:34:15+00:00September 24th, 2018|Categories: Iwi, Pānui|

Tēnā koutou, Last week we spent time with our auditors, BDO, finalising and reviewing last years financials. We had a great day in the maara kai yesterday.  The weather was beautiful and we started planting some of the more frost sensitive plants. Chillis and tomatoes were planted in the glasshouse with courgettes, potatoes and more [...]

Nick’s Kōrero

By |2018-09-11T13:40:40+00:00September 11th, 2018|Categories: Iwi, Pānui|

Kia ora koutou, We have had a very “eventful” start for Te Wiki o te Teo Māori.  On Sunday around 60 whānau attended the launch of our language and cultural revitalisation strategy Tangata Rau, Reo Kotahi.  Our special guests Scotty and Stacey Morrison spoke about their reo journey together with their whānau and how they use [...]

Rangitāne o Wairau 2018 Trustee Election & AGM

By |2018-09-05T12:45:20+00:00September 5th, 2018|Categories: Iwi|

Kia ora e te iwi, the Trustee nomination/election process for 2018 is underway and the AGM date has been set for Saturday 17 November 2018.  All enquiries regarding the Trustee election can be made to the helpline at electionz.com on 0800 666 029.  More information about the AGM including agenda and travel will be available [...]

Nick’s Kōrero

By |2018-09-04T11:52:53+00:00September 4th, 2018|Categories: Iwi, Pānui|

Nick Chin, Lauree White, Cruz Tuhimata, Sarah Lee, Jodie Palatchie and Wendy Hynes. Kia ora koutou, Last week our kaumātua travelled from Te Tau Ihu and Levin to Wellington.  Despite dodgy weather on Wednesday, the event was a great success. We had a fantastic dinner with Trustee Jeremy MacLeod as MC and there was singing [...]

Nick’s Kōrero

By |2018-08-27T16:01:44+00:00August 27th, 2018|Categories: Iwi, Pānui|

  Kia ora koutou, We are gearing up for our Kaumātua trip to Wellington this week.  A special thanks to Deedee Bancroft for her mahi in organising this event.  There has been discussion around this trip for a while and we are delighted it's finally happening, all we need now is some nice weather. I [...]

Nick’s Kōrero

By |2018-08-22T11:34:00+00:00August 20th, 2018|Categories: Iwi, Pānui|

Alex Hill is pictured next to the veggie patch planted by the boys in the weekend.   Kia ora koutou, This week we farewell Amber, our Business Support Co-ordinator, before she heads off on her overseas trip of a lifetime.  Amber has been a great support to me personally and she has been a key [...]