To celebrate the tenth anniversary of the signing of our settlement with the Crown, we are bringing whānau together from across the motu on 18-19 November for activities, whakawhanaungatanga and celebrations. You are warmly invited to attend the festivities – all we ask whānau to do is register.
We held our third Kia Pai Te Reo wānanga in Wairau recently.
Our Pou Manaaki Whakatū Kiriwai Spooner (right) enjoyed the hospitality at Tokomaru House last week. Jodi has been sharing office systems and processes and passing on a better understanding of the day to day operations and mahi done in Wairau.
Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting will be held at Hauhunga Marae, 188 Wairau Bar Road, Spring Creek on Saturday 18th November 2023 at 10.30am.
On Monday 18 September Trustees, kaimahi from Motueka, Whakatū and Wairau and manuhiri welcomed Dr Lorraine Eade and Rowena Cudby into their new roles at Te Whare Rangahau o Tokomaru (Tokomaru Research Centre).
As the kapa haka community in Whakatū Nelson prepares to welcome thousands of students to the country’s biggest primary school kapa haka competition, hundreds gathered in the central city last week to support the launch of a special exhibition dedicated to the performing art.
Here is the latest update from the Kotahitanga mō te Taiao Alliance pānui.
Lots of our registered whānau have already signed up to Te Uru Ahupūtea wānanga – and there’s more courses starting very soon.
There's a double wānanga at Te Āwhina Marae at the end of September. Mike Matchitt will run a wānanga whakairo - mahi toki (working with an adze) and Shelley Davies will run a writing workshop unlike any other - check out the details and the videos.
“There’s one in particular that really stands out for me, and that is Victory School in Nelson and the work that the iwi have done down there to lead that programme, and the difference that it has made to young people’s attendance and engagement in that particular school.”
Last week Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Rārua officially welcomed Ngawaina Joy Shorrock to her new role as Pou Mauri Ora | Cultural manager, and Nicki Kitson as Pou Āwhina Tāhūhū at Te Hauora o Ngāti Rārua. Nice to have them on board!
Excitement is building in Motueka as Te Āwhina Marae prepares to welcome the first whānau tenants of its new 20-home papakāinga.