Rangitāne Bless 2 Horton Street Development

By |2024-01-29T11:06:37+13:00January 29th, 2024|Categories: Iwi, Pānui|

Rangitāne o Wairau iwi gathered at dawn this morning to bless the new commercial development on the Horton Street property acquired as part of the Rangitāne Treaty Settlement with the Crown. Rangitāne Investments have constructed the purpose-built facility for lease by Astrolabe Wines who are combining sales and production operations on one site.  The development [...]

Release of Rangitāne o Wairau Group 2023 Annual Report

By |2023-12-19T17:07:26+13:00December 19th, 2023|Categories: Iwi, Pānui|

Rangitāne o Wairau has released its Annual Report for the financial year ending 30 June 2023, with Kaiwhakahaere Matua (General Manager) Corey Hebberd saying that the Group’s accounts demonstrate reliable results in a deteriorating global economic environment. “Despite interest rates across the globe continuing to rise, and with inflation yet to return to what is [...]

Rangitāne o Wairau release Blenheim Sewage Treatment Plant Cultural Impact Assessment

By |2023-12-13T09:38:01+13:00December 13th, 2023|Categories: Pānui|

Rangitāne o Wairau has released its Cultural Impact Assessment (CIA) in relation to the Blenheim Sewage Treatment Plant (BSTP).  The CIA has been crafted with the input and insights provided by our whānau over many years, whilst also drawing on the initial work that Rangitāne has undertaken in preparing a Conservation Management Plan (CMP) for [...]

Kura Reo & Kura Ririki | Registrations Are Open

By |2023-12-12T08:40:53+13:00December 12th, 2023|Categories: Iwi, Pānui|

22 - 25 Kohi-tātea (January) 2024 Nau mai, haere mai ngā tangata katoa! Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to upskill and connect with others who share your passion for te reo Māori. KURA REO – This is an amazing opportunity to immerse yourself in te reo and enhance your language skills with experienced [...]

Information on Proposed Trust Deed Amendments

By |2023-12-05T14:51:54+13:00December 5th, 2023|Categories: Pānui|

In 2021, Rangitāne o Wairau embarked on a journey with whānau to review our Trust Deeds. After nearly two years, dozens of hui across the motu and some hearty discussions, we are now ready to come together once more and vote on the proposed revisions as part of our upcoming AGM. What are the Deeds? [...]

Mātauranga Education Strategy

By |2023-08-15T10:42:27+12:00August 15th, 2023|Categories: Iwi, Pānui|

We are excited to announce the Rangitāne o Wairau Mātauranga Education Strategy Draft is ready for review and feedback. This marks a significant milestone in our journey to develop an education strategy for our iwi. This strategy is a document forged by Rangitāne, for Rangitāne and as Rangitāne. It speaks to our shared challenges and [...]

Whatu Mauri marks start of Rangitāne-Astrolabe development in Central Blenheim

By |2023-03-27T15:55:24+13:00March 27th, 2023|Categories: Iwi, Pānui|

A whatu mauri held on Rangitāne-owned whenua in central Blenheim this morning marks the start of the construction of a new urban winery, which will be leased to and operated by local boutique wine company, Astrolabe. The whenua, purchased by Rangitāne through its Treaty Settlement process, sits adjacent to the Ōpaoa River at the end [...]

Marlborough District Council to decide on East Coast Bylaw

By |2023-03-01T12:55:03+13:00March 1st, 2023|Categories: Iwi, Pānui|

In September 2021, Rangitāne submitted on the Marlborough District Council’s Proposed East Coast Bylaw.  At the time, Rangitāne raised two key points concerning the proposed Bylaw: the first was a concern about a serious procedural misstep in the process of developing the Bylaw and the second related to matters of substance. Following this, a hearings [...]

Mātauranga Education Strategy Whānau Engagement

By |2023-03-01T12:12:45+13:00March 1st, 2023|Categories: Iwi, Pānui|

Tēnā tātou e te iwi o Rangitāne, koinei te reo karanga. He pānui tēnei ki a koutou katoa o te iwi kia tōia koutou ki te kaupapa nei mā tātou. Nā reira areare mai.  We would like to extend a warm invitation to you all to join us for an important whānau engagement hui. As [...]