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‘Devastated’: Thousands Of Tuna (eels) Perish

Thursday, 22 February 2024, 7:04 pm | Ngai Tahu

Several thousand tuna (eels) have been found dead in Low Burn Stream, an offshoot of the Mataura River, near Brydone south of Gore. Hokonui Rūnaka Kaiārihi Taiao Riki Parata is saddened by the event. “It’s quite emotional for us,” he says. ... More >>

Ngāi Tahu Marks 25 Years Since Crown Settlement

Friday, 29 September 2023, 11:30 am | Ngai Tahu

Ngāi Tahu is celebrating the anniversary of its Crown Settlement by holding a tribal climate change symposium with whānau today. In 1998, Ngāi Tahu received an apology from the Crown, cultural and tribal redress, and $170 million compensation. It was ... More >>

Ngāi Tahu Will Work With Councils To Ensure Sustainable And Equitable Water Services Under New Three Waters Model

Thursday, 13 April 2023, 2:23 pm | Ngai Tahu

Ngāi Tahu will work with councils within its takiwā (boundary) to ensure the success of the water infrastructure and services reform announced by government today, co-chair of Te Kura Taka Pini (the Ngāi Tahu freshwater group) Professor Te Maire Tau says. ... More >>

Ngāi Tahu To Reintroduce Popular Programmes After Forced Hiatus

Thursday, 3 November 2022, 2:05 pm | Ngai Tahu

Ngāi Tahu whānau will benefit from popular programmes, which are set to re-start on the back of sound financial results. Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu has released its annual report for the financial year ended June 2022, marking a second year of strong ... More >>

Ngāi Tahu Welcomes Commitment To Three Waters Infrastructure Reform

Friday, 29 April 2022, 12:44 pm | Ngai Tahu

Ngāi Tahu welcomes the government’s continued commitment to three waters infrastructure reform, Kaiwhakahaere Lisa Tumahai said today. Local Government Minister Nanaia Mahuta and Finance Minister Grant Robertson announced today the government was accepting ... More >>

Pōwhiri To Welcome National Stewardship Land Panel To West Coast

Tuesday, 25 January 2022, 10:16 am | Ngai Tahu

The Western South Island national panel working on the reclassification of stewardship land will be welcomed to the rohe of Poutini Ngāi Tahu during a pōwhiri at Arahura Marae today. The Department of Conservation (DOC) is reclassifying stewardship land ... More >>

Ngāi Tahu Welcomes Three Waters Decision

Wednesday, 27 October 2021, 11:00 am | Ngai Tahu

The government’s reform of three waters will help ensure water services for communities that are safe, high quality, and equitable, while improving outcomes for the environment, says Dr Te Maire Tau, co-chair of Te Kura Taka Pini (the Ngāi Tahu freshwater group). ... More >>

Ngāi Tahu Property And ACC Using Technology To Improve Worker Safety

Tuesday, 26 October 2021, 12:02 pm | Ngai Tahu

An upcoming state-of-the-art office building in Dunedin will be the case study for new safety trials, aimed at lowering the high number of workplace accidents in the building industry. Ngāi Tahu Property and ACC have joined forces with the Construction ... More >>

Ngāi Tahu Led Prevention Programme To Reduce Tamariki In Care

Friday, 22 October 2021, 12:01 pm | Ngai Tahu

A bold new prevention programme designed, developed, and led by Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu (Te Rūnanga), aims to reduce the number of Māori tamariki and rangatahi entering the Oranga Tamariki system. Minister for Children, Hon Kelvin Davis, today announced ... More >>

Shotover Jet Gifts Free Trips To Essential Workers

Monday, 18 October 2021, 12:04 pm | Ngai Tahu

Essential workers in Queenstown have been gifted free Shotover Jet rides as a way of recognising their contribution on the frontlines. Jet Boat Operations General Manager Jolanda Cave says Shotover Jet wants to do everything it can to recognise ... More >>

Ngāi Tahu Takes Court Action To Protect South Island Lakes And Rivers

Monday, 2 November 2020, 6:21 pm | Ngai Tahu

Ngāi Tahu has lodged a statement of claim in the High Court at Christchurch seeking recognition of its rangatiratanga over the freshwater in the Ngāi Tahu takiwā (area). Its statement of claim is to address the ongoing degradation of awa (rivers) and ... More >>

Ngāi Tahu launches new business directory for whānau

Monday, 16 December 2019, 12:25 pm | Ngai Tahu

Ngāi Tahu has launched Te Aka Haumi o Tahu, a new business directory created by whānau, for whānau. More >>

Ngāi Tahu Holdings appoints Chief Executive

Friday, 13 December 2019, 12:49 pm | Ngai Tahu

Ngāi Tahu Holdings board member and former Tainui Group Holdings Chief Executive Mike Pohio (Ngāi Tahu and Ngāti Pikiao) has been appointed Chief Executive of Ngāi Tahu Holdings. More >>

Ngāi Tahu Holdings Chief Executive resigns

Friday, 16 August 2019, 3:23 pm | Ngai Tahu

Ngāi Tahu Holdings Chief Executive Mike Sang has today announced his resignation, after nearly seven years in the role and a decade working for the iwi. More >>

Ngāi Tahu to formally partner with Oranga Tamariki

Monday, 12 November 2018, 10:32 am | Ngai Tahu

Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu today became the first iwi to sign a strategic partnership with Oranga Tamariki under s7AA of the Oranga Tamariki Act 1989. More >>

NGĀI Tahu Hosts Chinese Jade Carving Delegation

Monday, 24 September 2018, 11:37 am | Ngai Tahu

A large delegation of leading Chinese Jade experts and dignitaries were hosted by Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu in Hokitika yesterday in the second of three events to progress the establishment of a New Zealand-based pounamu carving institute. More >>

Ministers need to stand up for iwi radio

Tuesday, 21 August 2018, 2:45 pm | Ngai Tahu

Iwi radio has a proud history in Aotearoa and it is unacceptable that the pioneer Māori radio station, Te Ūpoko o Te Ika, could face closure. More >>

Ngāi Tahu seeking direct engagement on freshwater

Thursday, 16 August 2018, 4:43 pm | Ngai Tahu

Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu has confirmed to Ministers of the Crown that we are seeking direct engagement regarding freshwater and want to begin a discussion immediately. More >>

Ngāi Tahu seeking direct engagement on freshwater

Thursday, 16 August 2018, 3:25 pm | Ngai Tahu

Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu has confirmed to Ministers of the Crown that we are seeking direct engagement regarding freshwater and want to begin a discussion immediately. More >>

Ngāi Tahu unveils special Manly Sea Eagles jersey

Thursday, 19 April 2018, 12:15 pm | Ngai Tahu

The custom-designed Ngāi Tahu jersey for the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles matches in Christchurch will become a unique sought-after item for sports fans in New Zealand and Australia, says Manly CEO Lyall Gorman. More >>





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