October Pānui last updated - 19 Oct, 2017

From the Chair

Tēnā koutou katoa

Administrative work post the AGM is now under way, to implement the outcomes from the resolutions passed at the SGM. The Board has also met and resolved to appoint myself for another term as Chairman. I appreciate the confidence and faith shown in me and will continue to work for...  Read more »

GM Corner

Kia ora e te Iwi

Ko ngā mihi ki a koutou i roto i ngā tini āhuatanga o te wā o Whiringa-ā-nuku. While we’ve been waiting to see the results of our national election here at the Rūnanga we’ve got on with the busy requirements of Iwi life.In the last month over and above the initiatives mentioned i...  Read more »

Apa ki te Rā Tōtanga

TE REO MĀORI PACKS HUGE SUCCESS Well, all the whānau who registered for the te reo Māori packs should have received them by now. We have received heaps of positive feedback from iwi members regarding the resource and has proven to be one of our most popular initiatives thus far. ...  Read more »

Education & Training

EDUCATION PACKS We have sent out 3 Education Packs for October for tamariki turning 5 yearsold. Please keep the photos coming in, as it is fantastic to see these, and I knowwhānau all over the world enjoy seeing the tamariki with their packs, ready tostart their education journey...  Read more »

Ngā Kōrero Tuku Iho

Toitū he whenua, whatungarongaro he tangata - The land is permanent, man disappears

Māori land is a taonga tuku iho, a treasure handed down, but without information about the land that you may own or one day inherit the process is going to be a lot harder for Māori in the future. Having knowledge of the unique whakapapa connections Māori have with their whenua i...  Read more »

Te Kūmara Vine

My Ngā Manu Kōrero journey began at a Ngāti Apa ki te Rā Tō Mana Rangatahi Wananga where it was proposed that I stand at the Marlborough Boys College competition in the Rāwhiti Ihaka (Junior Māori) and Sir Turi Carrol (Junior English) sections. Leading up to the day I met with pa...  Read more »


NAKTRT EDUCATION GRANTS Applications for NAKTRT education grants are now open. The last date to apply will be on Friday, 1 December 2017. The application form is available on our website at www.ngatiapakiterato.iwi.nz/grants and can be filled out digitally. Please email applicati...  Read more »