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Here is the latest update from the Kotahitanga mō te Taiao Alliance pānui.
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.
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.
It was lovely to connect with Arran (Chief Executive) and Hera (Principal Advisor) from Aroturuki Tamariki, the Independent Children’s Monitor, in Te Whare Mānuka recently.
The Environment court has ordered the highest national level of protection available for Te Waikoropupū in Mohua - a water conservation order.
A wonderful celebration of Matariki filled the offices of Te Hauora o Ngati Rārua in Blenheim with people, fun and laughter on July 13. Approximately 150 people visited and enjoyed manaakitanga, kai and plenty of festivities. Congratulations to everyone involved for a wonderful event.
Iwi monitors perform a vital role representing Ngāti Rārua when construction or development projects engage in earthworks. Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Rārua is wanting to extend capacity and capability for iwi monitor mahi across the rohe.
Thanks to everyone who attended Te Umu Kohukohu Whetū ki Wairau yesterday morning. As Matariki rose, our kaikarakia and kaikaranga helped us restore mauri to the land, remember those who have passed, and look forward to the year ahead. Matariki kāinga hokia!
Another successful Kia Pai Ki Mua wānanga was held at Whakatū marae at the beginning of July. We were fortunate to have Aunty Mel McGregor share some of the history of the marae which began after World War II.
Recent updates from the taiao team in Wairau.
Te Hauora o Ngāti Rārua invites the community to join them for a Whānau Day to Celebrate Matariki. 13 July 10am to 3pm, 64 Seymour Street, Blenheim