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Ngāi Tahu Panel To Work On Stewardship Land Reclassification

Friday, 19 November 2021, 8:59 am | Te Runanga o Ngai Tahu

A Ngāi Tahu mana whenua panel will work with the Department of Conservation (DOC), two national panels, and Conservation Minister Kiritapu Allan, during a review of stewardship land within the Ngāi Tahu takiwā (tribal area). DOC is reclassifying ... More >>

Rotorua’s Favourite Farm Show Back For Christmas

Thursday, 4 November 2021, 9:02 am | Te Runanga o Ngai Tahu

Agrodome, a unique farm experience set in Rotorua, is re-opening just in time for the summer holidays. The much-loved attraction which features farm shows, farm tours and an adorable animal nursery, is set in the heart of 350-acres of lush farmland, ... More >>

Rare Māori Treasures Highlight Significant Wetlands

Friday, 8 October 2021, 12:15 pm | Te Runanga o Ngai Tahu

More than 20 rare taonga are on display at Tūranga library, as part of a new exhibition celebrating the special relationship Ngāi Tahu has with wetlands. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2110/b289b4961d80c524c1e3.jpeg" width="720" height="540"> Curated by Te Rūnanga o Ngāi ... More >>

Ngāi Tahu Alleges National Party Leader’s False Claim

Sunday, 16 May 2021, 4:09 pm | Te Runanga o Ngai Tahu

“Ngai Tahu is not proposing taking ownership of three-waters assets,” says Dr Te Maire Tau, chair of Te Kura Taka Pini, the Ngāi Tahu freshwater group. “Ngāi Tahu believes the water infrastructure asset must remain in public ownership. The ... More >>

Waitangi Day Commemorated At Te Rau Aroha Marae

Saturday, 6 February 2021, 6:50 pm | Te Runanga o Ngai Tahu

An estimated 500 people from throughout Murihiku, Ōtākou and around Aotearoa have today commemorated Waitangi Day at Te Rau Aroha Marae in Awarua Bluff. Manuhiri – including Deputy Chief of Navy Commodore Melissa Ross (on behalf of the Governor ... More >>

Ngāti Kahungunu Joins Ngāi Tahu Freshwater Court Action

Thursday, 4 February 2021, 10:02 am | Te Runanga o Ngai Tahu

Two powerful iwi, Ngāi Tahu and Ngāti Kahungunu, both of the Tākitimu waka, have joined forces in legal proceedings against the Crown. Ngāti Kahungunu, the country’s third largest iwi, is working with Ngāi Tahu to have the tribe’s rangatiratanga ... More >>

‘The All Blacks Experience Is The Next Closest Thing To Being An All Black’

Wednesday, 2 December 2020, 6:53 am | Te Runanga o Ngai Tahu

Following seven years of planning and more than a year of construction, the All Blacks Experience has been officially launched at a VIP function in Auckland. All Blacks Experience Board Chair Dame Julie Christie officially declared the venue open ... More >>

Lisa Tumahai Re-elected Te Rūnanga O Ngāi Tahu Kaiwhakahaere

Saturday, 21 November 2020, 2:08 pm | Te Runanga o Ngai Tahu

Lisa Tumahai and Matapura Ellison Lisa Tumahai, Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu representative for Ngāti Waewae Rūnanga, has today been re-elected as Kaiwhakahaere (chair) of Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu. The result follows an election held today at Te Rūnanga ... More >>

Film Career Opportunities For Ngāi Tahu Rakatahi

Monday, 16 November 2020, 9:35 am | Te Runanga o Ngai Tahu

Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu has teamed up with an international film studio and a British youth charity to give rakatahi (youths) a chance to get a start in the screen industry. This Wednesday evening, Lionsgate UK and The Youth Group are hosting a virtual conference ... More >>

Countdown To Kick-off Of All Blacks Experience – 1 Month To Go

Monday, 2 November 2020, 11:14 am | Te Runanga o Ngai Tahu

The finishing touches are being put on the All Blacks Experience, with just one month to go until the newest tourist attraction in Aotearoa opens on 2 December. The All Blacks Experience is a fully guided, state-of-the-art, interactive showcase ... More >>

Mount John Summit Experience Reopening Welcome News For Takapō

Thursday, 29 October 2020, 9:26 am | Te Runanga o Ngai Tahu

From today, New Zealanders will have another reason to visit Takapō, with the reopening of Dark Sky Project’s popular Mount John Summit Experience. The experience was one of the attractions to be paused in March due to the significant impacts of Covid-19, ... More >>

Government needs to start again on bill amendment

Monday, 10 February 2020, 1:11 pm | Te Runanga o Ngai Tahu

The government needs to scrap its current approach to the Resource Management Amendment Bill and start again by designing the reforms with its Te Tiriti o Waitangi partner, says Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu. The government’s approach to freshwater management ... More >>

The Crown must address rights and interests in freshwater

Wednesday, 5 February 2020, 1:46 pm | Te Runanga o Ngai Tahu

Ngāi Tahu shares the view of Iwi Chairs that the government needs to progress engagement with iwi, hapū and whānau on their rights and interests in freshwater. Our waterways are in crisis, says Kaiwhakahaere Lisa Tumahai at Waitangi. “At least 62% of Aotearoa’s ... More >>

Ngāi Tahu launches pilot internship with MFAT

Thursday, 14 November 2019, 9:01 am | Te Runanga o Ngai Tahu

Ngāi Tahu Holdings Matakahi scholar Makayla Glancy (Te Rūnanga o Makaawhio) will be joining the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) as an interrn over the 2019/2020 summer. More >>

Ngāi Tūāhuriri looks forward to Royal visit

Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 12:20 pm | Te Runanga o Ngai Tahu

Ngāi Tūāhuriri Ūpoko, Dr Te Maire Tau, is looking forward to welcoming Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall, to Tuahiwi Marae on Friday the 22nd of November 2019. More >>

Ngāi Tahu responds to vocational education legislation

Tuesday, 15 October 2019, 1:21 pm | Te Runanga o Ngai Tahu

Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu urges the Crown to ensure that the Establishment Board of the newly formed Institute of Skills and Technology meets its Treaty obligations and addresses the statutory role of iwi as Treaty partners in redesigning the education ... More >>

Ngāi Tahu celebrates whānau standing in local body elections

Monday, 7 October 2019, 8:58 am | Te Runanga o Ngai Tahu

Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu is throwing its support behind Ngāi Tahu whānau members standing in local body elections and encouraging everyone to vote by 12 October. More >>

Fresh Water Plan Lacks Treaty Partnership

Thursday, 5 September 2019, 2:43 pm | Te Runanga o Ngai Tahu

Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu acknowledges the intent of the announcement today by Minister Parker, “Action on Healthy Waterways” but notes the resources required to deliver the reforms will be significant and the devil is in the detail. More >>

Freshwater report a platform for discussion

Wednesday, 28 August 2019, 5:12 pm | Te Runanga o Ngai Tahu

Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu have welcomed the clarity of findings in the Wai 2358 Stage 2 Report released by the Waitangi Tribunal today. Kaiwhakahaere Lisa Tumahai says the report makes several clear observations regarding Māori interests in water and ... More >>

Māori community of Ōtautahi assists with burial process

Wednesday, 20 March 2019, 8:54 pm | Te Runanga o Ngai Tahu

Representatives of Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu and Ngāi Tūāhuriri met today with Māori community leaders of Ōtautahi/Christchurch, as they continue to assist the Muslim community following the tragic events of Friday, 15 March. More >>