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25 June, 2018

Historic day for Māori education in Te Tauihu »

The three Kurahaupō iwi of Te Tauihu —Ngāti Apa ki te Rā Tō, Ngāti Kuia and Rangitāne o Wairau—welco...

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5 June, 2018

Young kōhine shine at regional competition »

Marlborough students have done their whānau, schools, communities and iwi proud, returning from the regional Ngā Manu Kōrero speech competition in Richmond with taonga in hand.

In only her first year at college—and her first time entering the prestigious secondary school Māori...

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20 November, 2017

Top of the South and West Coast Iwi achieves national recognition for excellence in Te Reo Māori. »

View PDF Version here »   Promoting the use of te reo Māori amongst younger members has earned nati...

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21 October, 2016

Marlborough to host national iwi gathering »

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26 August, 2016

Iwi Introduces Education Starter Packs »

Branded backpacks and stationery for all new pupils

Top of the south iwi Ngati Apa ki te Rā Tō has launched an initiative that will see all iwi children...

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11 July, 2016

Māori Language Week Celebrated in Marlborough »

Kaumaataua talks of te reo journey

Blenheim resident Matt Baker decided to learn te Reo Maori so he would not be left behind by his gra...

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11 July, 2016

Omaka Marae & Te Pūtahitanga forge a new future »

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26 May, 2016

Ngāti Apa ki te Rā Tō launches 'APA TV' »

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13 May, 2016

Iwi Grows Education Opportunities »

Iwi reaps benefits of MoU with Workforce Development Ltd

13 Haratua (May) 2016   IWI GROWS EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES   Top of the south iwi Ngāti Apa ki te Rā ...

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23 March, 2016

Ngāti Apa ki te Rā Tō Recognised at Chamber Business Awards »

Top of the south iwi Ngāti Apa ki te Rā Tō was a winner at the 2016 Westpac Marlborough Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards ...

“Whaia te iti kahurangi, ki te tuohu koe me maunga teitei.”(Pursue excellence and should you stumble...

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21 March, 2016

Māori Take Legal Action Against Kermadec Sanctuary »

Statement from Mr Jamie Tuuta, Chairman, Te Ohu Kaimoana (Māori Fisheries Trust)

Te Ohu Kaimoana has filed proceedings in the High Court in Wellington to protect iwi fishing interes...

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22 February, 2016

Freshwater debate on Iwi rights deserves informed discussion »

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16 February, 2016

Significant gift on the agenda for Iwi delegation’s UN visit »

Sixty-eight iwi have maintained their staunch support for the United Nations Declaration on the Righ...

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11 December, 2015

Students take NZ Land Wars petition to Parliament »

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26 November, 2015

Iwi recognised for excellence in cultural programmes »

CEO Butch Bradley says whilst commercial development is a key priority for the iwi, of equal importa...

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10 November, 2015

Hirschfeld challenged on Māori bulletin cuts »

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12 October, 2015

Māori encouraged into the digital world to benefit Maōri economy »

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3 July, 2015

Iwi excited at big opportunities with major fisheries players »

3 July 2015 Top of the south island iwi Ngāti Apa ki te Rā Tō have signed an agreement to lease thei...

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21 May, 2015

Iwi leader believes education the key to a better future »

21 May 2015 Top of the south iwi Ngāti Apa ki te Rā Tō, in partnership with Computers In Homes (CIH)...

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Marlborough to Host National Iwi Chairs Forum »

Eight iwi of Te Tauihu to host forum

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