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 [...]

Strengthening our relationship with Canterbury Museum

By |2023-01-13T09:31:12+13:00January 13th, 2023|Categories: Iwi, Pānui|

Last week, a small ope from Rangitāne o Wairau travelled to Canterbury Museum. Canterbury Museum has recently closed its doors to the public, as it embarks on a redevelopment project which will see the museum almost entirely rebuilt. Canterbury Museum staff begun planning for the challenge of packing up 2.3 million items within the museum [...]

Rangitāne lay the mauri for Salisbury School project

By |2023-01-13T09:28:08+13:00January 12th, 2023|Categories: Iwi, Pānui|

Construction of new facility begins with laying the mauri at Salisbury School Earlier this week, Rangitāne o Wairau laid the mauri for a new project beginning on land owned by Rangitāne Investments at Salisbury School in Whakatū. The project will see the construction of a new purpose built facility that will be a base for [...]

Rangitāne supports establishment of Ka Uruora Te Tauihu

By |2022-12-30T11:23:03+13:00December 30th, 2022|Categories: Iwi, Pānui|

Rangitāne supports establishment of Ka Uruora Te Tauihu Rangitāne o Wairau has supported the establishment of Ka Uruora Te Tauihu - a collective Te Tauihu iwi programme of housing and integrated services supporting Te Tauihu iwi whānau to achieve financial independence and improve their wellbeing. The new charitable trust, established and governed by Te Tauihu [...]

Release of Rangitāne o Wairau Group 2022 Annual Report

By |2022-12-16T13:31:09+13:00December 16th, 2022|Categories: Iwi, Pānui|

We are pleased to announce the 2022 Annual Report for Rangitāne o Wairau is now available on our website. A printed version of the Annual Report will be distributed via post to members living in Aotearoa this week (one per whānau household). Click here to view the 2022 Annual Report. It has been another strong [...]

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 [...]

Nau mai, haere mai | Rangitāne appoints two Independent Directors to support and accelerate growth

By |2022-10-11T15:04:42+13:00October 11th, 2022|Categories: Iwi, Pānui|

Rangitāne o Wairau is pleased to announce the appointment of Leighton Evans and Tracy Atkin as Independent Directors of Rangitāne Holdings Limited and Rangitāne Investments Limited. Leighton is the Chief Executive of the Rātā Foundation.  Leighton has experience working with large diversified investment portfolios, has strong stakeholder management skills and has held a range of [...]