We need to know ourselves better - our whakapapa, our history, where we live, what we can contribute, what we need and our aspirations for ourselves and us as a collective. Please find below some posts that help us make better connections with each other.
Kopuawai Te Kōhanga Reo o Whakatū is celebrating our 40th Anniversary and would like to invite anyone wanting to attend to register for the day or to attend te Mākete Pō.
Kāinga Ora – Homes and Communities is looking to increase the number of homes available for people in need in Tasman, especially in Motueka and Richmond. Two drop-in sessions are planned next Tuesday 24 October at Richmond Library: ⏰ 1:00 - 3:00pm ⏰ 4:00 - 6:30pm
Te Awhi Rito brings together rangatahi who are enthusiastic about personal health, whānau health, iwi health, and are eager to experience first hand some of the services that Nelson Bays Primary Health has to offer.
Rangatahi Māori (18- 25 yrs) from the Nelson region who are actively involved with their community and have leadership potential can apply for this awesome development opportunity.
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.
Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Rārua is wanting to extend capacity and capability in its Mauri Ora (Cultural) and Hononga (Social) team and invites expressions of interest in the following newly established roles across Te Tauihu.
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.
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.
Tonoa mai tēnei karahipi mā te Māori! Marlborough Lines Tertiary Scholarship for Māori applications are open to school leavers and adult learners. Closing date is 31 October.
This summary of the wānanga first held in 2022 is being made available digitally for your benefit as whānau, to give you a record of the kōrero. This kōrero essentially tells the story of Ngāti Rārua from the time ofngā hekenga through to the present day.
Lots of our registered whānau have already signed up to Te Uru Ahupūtea wānanga – and there’s more courses starting very soon.