Nick’s Kōrero

By |2018-11-15T14:57:53+00:00November 15th, 2018|Categories: Iwi, Pānui|

Kia ora koutou, Aroha mai about the delay between blogs. I would like to acknowledge the passing of Paul Macdonald.  I had only met him a few times but his sense of humour and his strong views on the significance of Te Pokohiwi to Rangitāne o Wairau and this region were things I will remember. [...]

Nick’s Kōrero

By |2018-10-24T15:40:43+00:00October 24th, 2018|Categories: Iwi, Pānui|

Kia ora koutou,Last week we had a great hui in Heretaunga consulting on the Draft Strategic Plan.  It's interesting that each rohe has a slightly different perspective but similar concerns. Our next consultation hui takes place this weekend in Horowhenua on Saturday, and Te Whanganui a Tara on Sunday, we look forward to seeing you there.It [...]

Nick’s Kōrero

By |2018-10-16T17:19:00+00:00October 16th, 2018|Categories: Iwi, Pānui|

Tēnā koutou, We are delighted to welcome Donna Grace today as our new Administration Assistant.  Donna has worked for the last 10 years as a Whānau Ora Navigator in a Mauri Ora role and adds a new perspective to the team.  Donna's previous role focused on reducing health inequalities and improving Māori health gains in [...]

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 [...]