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Rangatahi Māori advocate for change at the United Nations

“Tukua kia tū takitahi ngā whetū o te rangi, ngā whetū o Matariki, o te tau hōu Māori” As Matariki rose, Rangipare Belshaw-Ngaropo (Ngāti Apakura), 24, along with Tamoko Ormsby (Ngāti Rora), 25, flew with a kāhui delegation of 5 other rangatahi to attend yet another forum of the United Nations. He Kuaka Mārangaranga has

By | August 10th, 2018|Featured, Latest|0 Comments

Iwi Consultation Hui – Post Settlement Governance Entity

Ko te wehi ki a Ihowa te timatanga o te whakaaro nui. Ka nui te aroha ki te hunga kua tiraha, moe mai ra koutou moe mai ra. E raurangatira ma, e te iwi nui tonu o Ngati Maniapoto me o tatou karanga maha, tena koutou katoa. He karanga tenei ki te iwi nui tonu

By | July 23rd, 2018|ETū Maniapoto App, Featured, Hui a Iwi, Latest|0 Comments

Tamariki & whānau celebrate Matariki and Te Reo Māori

An echo of Te Reo Māori through waiata and wairua filled the streets last Friday as tamariki & kōhungahunga showed their confidence in a collective hāpori march. Matariki has set and until it rises, we are in the period known as Mātahi Kari Pīwai (the twelfth month, the gleaning month). By its setting, celebrations have

By | July 4th, 2018|Events, Featured|0 Comments

Nursing student focusing on supporting Māori whānau

Rihipeti Te Atatu Magner (Ngāti Uekaha),  currently in her 2nd year of Nursing within the Tīhei Mauri Ora Stream at Wintec, is focusing her efforts on developing a fulfilling career as a Māori nurse. Te Atatu strives to have the capability to bring all the pieces together and support whānau to navigate and achieve their

By | June 29th, 2018|Featured, Latest|0 Comments

2018 Triennial Election of Trustees Results

DECLARATION OF ELECTION RESULT I hereby declare the final result for the election of SIX (6) Trustees for the Maniapoto Māori Trust Board that closed on Friday 15 June 2018. I confirm that the official result was determined after the scrutiny of the roll was completed, the validity of all votes was determined, and all

By | June 18th, 2018|ETū Maniapoto App, Featured, Latest|0 Comments

Computer Science tauira returns from VEX Robotics World Championship in Kentucky, US

Isabella Riddell-Garner (Ngāti Waiora, Ngāti Runga Te Rangi)(third from left), currently studying Computer Science at Victoria University of Wellington has recently returned home from competing at the largest international robotics competition known as VEX Robotics World Championship. VEX Robotics is an annual competition that attracts tens of thousands of the smartest and brightest engineering and

By | June 13th, 2018|Featured, Latest|0 Comments

Exploring the understanding of different coloured tears

“The grief that enters into our life worlds may remain with us, but so too does love shared, expressed and felt. It is these things that can endure beyond those tears shed” Dr Kiri Edge (Ngāti Te Maawe, Ngāti Waiora, Ngāti Te Kanawa),  who recently graduated from Te Whare Wānanga o Waikato with her PhD

By | June 8th, 2018|Featured, Latest|0 Comments

Ngāti Rora para-archer aiming for Paralympics

Ngāti Rora para-archer Karl Hobman, 42, is in no rush to slow down as he aims to achieve his goals of attending either Tokyo 2020 or Paris 2024 and represent Aotearoa, Ngāti Maniapoto at Archery. Karl was born with Spina Bifida and had a leg amputated when he was only 17 years old. This never

By | June 6th, 2018|Featured, Latest|0 Comments

Follow-up to Maniapoto Meet the Candidates Hui

E te iwi o Maniapoto. Following the successful event of The Meet the Candidates Hui, all sixteen confirmed candidates were provided the opportunity to present themselves to the iwi and discuss why they should be generally elected as a trustee to the Maniapoto Māori Trust Board. Key themes that came through from all the candidates

By | June 5th, 2018|Featured, Latest, Treaty|0 Comments

Ngā Pua o te Kōwhara headed to Te Matatini 2019

“Anei ahau, a Te Nehenehenui e oreore nei, anei ahau” The kōwharawhara plant once grew in abundance throughout Te Nehenehenui. Now it is set to grow and be showcased at the National Kapa Haka stage, Te Matatini 2019. Established in 2017, Ngā Pua o te Kōwhara is one of the newest rōpū on the Tainui

By | May 15th, 2018|Featured, Latest|0 Comments