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Changes to the rating of Whenua Māori

By |2021-05-24T14:36:56+12:00May 24th, 2021|Categories: Iwi, Pānui|

Changes to the rating of Whenua Māori In April 2021, the Government passed significant changes to reduce rating barriers for Māori landowners. Most of the changes outlined in the Local Government (Rating of Whenua Māori) Amendment Act 2021 will come into force on 1 July 2021. The purpose of the Act is to support the [...]

Rangitāne o Wairau welcomes Nelson City Council decision on Māori Ward

By |2021-05-13T11:24:02+12:00May 13th, 2021|Categories: Iwi, Pānui|

RANGITĀNE O WAIRAU WELCOMES NELSON CITY COUNCIL DECISION ON MĀORI WARD Rangitāne o Wairau have today welcomed and commended the unanimous decision of Nelson City Council to establish a Māori ward within the City. Rangitāne o Wairau General Manager Corey Hebberd says “today’s decision represents a commitment by Council to ensure iwi Māori representation at [...]

Rangitāne o Wairau calls for stronger partnership with Council

By |2021-05-11T11:43:31+12:00May 11th, 2021|Categories: Iwi, Pānui|

RANGITĀNE O WAIRAU CALLS FOR STRONGER PARTNERSHIP WITH COUNCIL Rangitāne o Wairau has submitted to the Marlborough District Council’s Long Term Plan 2021-31 process, and proposes a number of initiatives targeted at encouraging Council to meet its obligations as a partner to Te Tiriti o Waitangi, building the capacity of Māori to contribute to Council's [...]

Rangitāne joins Te Tauihu iwi in support of Māori Wards

By |2021-05-07T13:47:05+12:00May 7th, 2021|Categories: Iwi, Pānui|

RANGITĀNE O WAIRAU JOINS TE TAUIHU IWI IN SUPPORT OF MĀORI WARDS Rangitāne o Wairau has joined with the Te Tauihu Iwi Chairs Forum (comprising Iwi Chairs from Ngāti Apa ki te Rā Tō, Ngāti Koata, Ngāti Kuia, Ngāti Rārua, Ngāti Tama, Ngāti Toarangatira, Rangitāne o Wairau and Te Ātiawa o Te Waka-a-Māui) calling on [...]

An update on Māori Health announcements

By |2021-04-26T14:26:13+12:00April 26th, 2021|Categories: Iwi, Pānui|

Māori Health Update Kia ora koutou e te whānau, Last week was a huge week for the health system!  The Government announced significant change to New Zealand’s health sector, and the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine is continuing to scale up. I’d like to share with you a brief update on what this means for [...]

Appointment of Kaikōkiri Ratonga Mema (Member Services Coordinator)

By |2021-04-26T11:47:29+12:00April 26th, 2021|Categories: Iwi, Pānui|

Taylah MacDonald appointed Kaikōkiri Ratonga Mema (Member Services Coordinator) It is with great pleasure that we announce that Taylah MacDonald has been appointed to a new role within the office – Kaikōkiri Ratonga Mema (Member Services Coordinator). The purpose of this role is to manage the delivery of services to Rangitāne o Wairau members, wherever [...]

Rangitāne o Wairau encouraged by health reforms

By |2021-04-22T11:24:50+12:00April 22nd, 2021|Categories: Iwi, Pānui|

RANGITĀNE O WAIRAU ENCOURAGED BY ESTABLISHMENT OF MĀORI HEALTH AUTHORITY Rangitāne o Wairau is encouraged by the changes announced today by the Government in relation to the proposed health sector reforms, and, is supportive of the establishment of a Māori Health Authority. Rangitāne o Wairau General Manager Corey Hebberd says that for too long, New [...]

Rangitāne joins Hāpai Commercial Property collective

By |2021-04-21T08:53:44+12:00April 21st, 2021|Categories: Iwi, Pānui|

Mānawa hāpainga mai te motu – Supporting and empowering commercial leadership, excellence and growth through iwi collective investment. Rangitāne Investments is pleased to announce that it recently invested in Hāpai Commercial Property with an investment of $3.0m. Hāpai Commercial Property LP (Hāpai) is a collective Iwi investment vehicle with six properties across various regions (i.e. Tauranga, [...]

Te Kaiaotanga o Te Reo Symposium

By |2021-04-20T14:45:33+12:00April 20th, 2021|Categories: Iwi, Pānui|

Kei ngā pātaka pupuri kōrero o te motu, tēnā rā koutou katoa. Nau mai rā ki Te Kaiaotanga o Te Reo, he hui whakarauora reo Māori ka tū nei ki Te Tauihu-o-Te-Waka-a-Māui. He mea manaaki tēnei hui e ngā iwi e rua nei, e Ngāti Apa ki Te Rā Tō me Rangitāne o Wairau. He [...]

Relay for Life Marlborough

By |2021-04-20T14:43:18+12:00April 20th, 2021|Categories: Iwi, Pānui|

Team Rangitāne o Wairau walked through the night to keep our baton moving for the Marlborough Relay for Life held in March. We got off to a great start with kaumātua and whānau joining in and doing their bit to tautoko this event, as well as those who kindly donated to help our team raise [...]