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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 [...]

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 [...]