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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 [...]

Whānau Hui | Blenheim Sewage Treatment Plant

By |2022-08-18T15:39:04+12:00August 18th, 2022|Categories: Iwi, Pānui|

Marlborough District Council in partnership with iwi is looking to decide the future of the Blenheim Sewage Treatment Plant (BSTP) as the current resource consent expires in 2025.   In 2010 Council was granted resource consents to upgrade the BSTP and continue operations. As part of the consenting process, investigations were undertaken into the issues [...]

Education Symposium | 21 October 2022 | Whakatū

By |2022-08-18T15:38:54+12:00August 18th, 2022|Categories: Iwi, Pānui|

Te Kāhui Mātauranga is a group formed of the eight iwi of Te Tauihu o Te Waka a Māui with the focus on education, specifically the upcoming changes in the school curriculums. The kaupapa aims to support the education sector and practitioners from across Te Tauihu to understand what Māori achieving educational success as Māori [...]

Whānau Maara Kai at Home

By |2022-08-18T15:38:34+12:00August 18th, 2022|Categories: Iwi, Pānui|

We have secured further funding through Te Pūtahitanga to deliver the Whānau Maara Kai at Home initiative to our whānau living in Te Waipounamu (South Island).  Whānau will be supplied with their own planter boxes and a starter kit which will include everything you need to get your maara kai up and running. If you are [...]

Kura Reo | Hōngongoi 2022

By |2022-08-18T15:38:09+12:00August 18th, 2022|Categories: Iwi, Pānui|

We were thrilled with the turnout for another Rangitāne o Wairau Kura Reo.  What a success! Kura Ririki was introduced as a new kaupapa to Kura Reo o Rangitāne. Facilitated by Wirihana de Thierry-Lukitau, Kura Ririki is a tailored programme that caters for tamariki and rangatahi aged 9-15yrs with medium to higher proficiency te reo [...]

Te Ipukarea – Te Tauihu Inter-Iwi Sports Day

By |2022-08-18T15:37:48+12:00August 18th, 2022|Categories: Iwi, Pānui|

We are looking for whānau who would like to represent Rangitāne at Te Ipukarea (Te Tauihu Inter-Iwi Sports Day) on 25-26 November.  Te Ipukarea 2022 will be hosted by Ngāti Toa Rangatira and includes basketball, netball, touch rugby, ki-o-rahi, euchre and golf.  We can register one team per age bracket.  Netball and Ki-o-rahi can have up [...]

Matariki ki Wairau

By |2022-08-18T15:37:35+12:00August 18th, 2022|Categories: Iwi, Pānui|

Over one hundred people gathered for our Matariki celebrations at the Wairau Bar, making it one of the largest annual Matariki gatherings hosted by Rangitāne o Wairau. Paora Mackie, Kiley Nepia and Tāne Norton sounded the pūtātara signalling the beginning of the ceremony, followed by karanga, karakia and waiata. We paid tribute to our loved [...]