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 [...]

Hon. Dr Koro Tainui Wētere CBE 1935-2018

E tangi ana te iwi o Maniapoto ki a koe e koro. Takahia te ara kūiti o Hine-nui-i-te-pō, te ara tika ki tua o te tirohanga tangata. Haere, haere, whakangaro atu rā. Maniapoto mourns the passing of one of our own, Hon. Dr Koro Wētere.  Instrumental in progressing and institutionalising initiatives and knowledge that will [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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