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Ngāti Whātua Are Elated, Yet Cautious About The Dome Valley Environmental Plan Change

Monday, 13 September 2021, 4:53 pm | Te Runanga o Ngati Whatua

Friday's announcement that the panel of five independent commissioners unanimously turned down Waste Management NZ’s plan change application to create a landfill in Dome Valley which is positive news for Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Whātua. The Iwi along ... More >>

Iwi left in dark over Checkpoints

Wednesday, 25 August 2021, 1:55 pm | Te Runanga o Ngati Whatua

After building up a successful relationship with NZ Police over the last few lockdowns working side by side on checkpoints, Ngāti Whātua have been sidelined today and feel their contribution and expertise ignored. More >>

Te Rūnanga Ō Ngāti Whātua File An Appeal On Dome Valley In The Environment Court

Tuesday, 6 July 2021, 2:59 pm | Te Runanga o Ngati Whatua

“As Mana Whenua, Kaitiaki we have solid grounds under the Resource Management Act to file our appeal regarding the Dome Valley Decision in order to protect our whenua becoming another toxic dump site. As a Rūnanga we tautoko the appeals of ... More >>

Te Rūnanga O Ngāti Whātua Joins Call Against Current Significant Natural Areas Approach By Far North District Council

Sunday, 6 June 2021, 4:37 pm | Te Runanga o Ngati Whatua

Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Whātua asserts that the current consultation and investigative work undertaken by the Far North District Council is not supported by our Iwi. Rūnanga CEO Alan Riwaka says: “many of the sites identified across Taitokerau and within ... More >>

Kaipara Moana Remediation Joint Committee Signing Event A Momentous Occasion

Saturday, 10 October 2020, 2:28 pm | Te Runanga o Ngati Whatua

This morning, a joint committee of Kaipara Uri and councils have welcomed the government’s announcement of $100 million in funding to help restore Kaipara Moana, through a cross-regional programme that is expected to create 300 jobs. Today marks the historic ... More >>

Petition To Oppose Dome Valley Landfill Site

Wednesday, 8 July 2020, 6:36 pm | Te Runanga o Ngati Whatua

Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Whātua has created an action station petition to oppose the application for the proposed Dome Valley Landfill. Find the petition here: https://our.actionstation.org.nz/petitions/protect-our-kaipara-moana The Petition asks that the Mayor of Auckland, Auckland Council and the Minister for ... More >>

Auckland Council Ignores Obligations To Mana Whenua

Saturday, 23 May 2020, 10:49 am | Te Runanga o Ngati Whatua

“Government Ministers and Auckland Council continue to show a complete disregard for the law and their obligations to Mana whenua” says Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Whātua Chair, Dame Rangimarie Naida Glavish. On 26 March 2020, Auckland Council notified ... More >>

Māori MPs to Front Up for Māori Youth at Education Summit

Wednesday, 30 August 2017, 8:39 am | Te Runanga o Ngati Whatua

Orakei Marae is set to host a political panel of local Māori MPs who will face questions from Ngāti Whātua rangatahi. More >>

Whanau Still Can’t Cope with Legal Dope

Wednesday, 25 February 2015, 11:09 am | Te Runanga o Ngati Whatua

West Aucklanders will get their say in psychoactive drugs this Friday when Auckland Council will hear submissions on the Local Approved Products Policy (LAPP). More >>

Smokefree Anniversary a reason for Māori to celebrate?

Wednesday, 10 December 2014, 2:54 pm | Te Runanga o Ngati Whatua

10 year Smokefree Environments Anniversary – is it a reason for Māori to celebrate too? More >>

Northland Iwi Seek Inclusion in Mineral Findings

Thursday, 29 July 2010, 12:16 pm | Te Runanga o Ngati Whatua

A Ngati Whatua leader is calling for any information gleaned from surveys of Northland's minerals to be shared openly with Iwi. More >>

Ngati Whatua Iwi Backs Call For Moratorium

Friday, 16 April 2010, 9:50 am | Te Runanga o Ngati Whatua

Te Runanga o Ngati Whatua Chairman, Naida Glavish, says the Iwi fully supports calls by Te Uri O Hau and the Maori Party to establish a moratorium on development in the Kaipara Harbour. More >>

Ngāti Whātua Welcomes Framework Agreement

Friday, 12 February 2010, 10:21 am | Te Runanga o Ngati Whatua

Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Whātua has welcomed the framework agreement signed today recognising iwi interests in the volcanic cones, harbours and islands of the Auckland region. More >>

Ngati Whatua Leader Voices Support for Museum Head

Thursday, 10 December 2009, 3:50 pm | Te Runanga o Ngati Whatua

Ngati Whatua leader Naida Glavish has voiced support for the Auckland Museum director, Vanda Vitali in the face of criticism of her performance. “She has brought the museum to life,” she says. Naida Glavish says Vanda Vitali has been responsible ... More >>

Statutory Board for Maori a Waste of Time

Friday, 4 December 2009, 12:03 pm | Te Runanga o Ngati Whatua

Te Runanga o Ngati Whatua chair Naida Glavish says the government bill on Auckland's super city that relegates Maori representation to a Statutory Board is a waste of time More >>

Opportunity for Maori Input on Queens Wharf

Tuesday, 10 November 2009, 10:26 am | Te Runanga o Ngati Whatua

The inability of Auckland politicians and designers to produce a useful design for Queens Wharf opens up to debate what might constitute a development that will both inspire Aucklanders and reflect the true nature of the city, according to Ngati Whatua ... More >>

Chair Supports Commission Advisor's Resignation

Monday, 18 May 2009, 5:42 pm | Te Runanga o Ngati Whatua

Te Runanga o Ngati Whatua chair, Naida Glavish, has voiced her support for Druis Barrett’s decision to resign as an advisor to the Families Commission. She says it is a shame the political appointment of Christine Rankin as a commissioner has ... More >>