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Te Nehenehenui Festival reaches 5-year celebration

Te Nehenehenui Tribal Festival will be celebrating its 5th anniversary this Saturday where various Maniapoto hapū and rōpū will be performing traditional whakaaraara, mōteatea, haka pōwhiri and newly composed contemporary waiata. The iwi festival, which is held annually, challenges the uri whakatupu of Te Nehenehenui to engage and return to their home within Te Rohe [...]

By |2018-09-06T15:56:31+00:00September 6th, 2018|Featured, Latest|Comments Off on Te Nehenehenui Festival reaches 5-year celebration

Youth Olympics on the horizon for Rugby Taiohi

Arorangi Sariah Wiripene Totorewa Tauranga, or Aro, (Ngāti Rora, Ngāti Huiao), 18, has performed magnificently in previous tournaments like the Oceania Youth Olympic Games Qualifier which has resulted in her selection to represent Aotearoa for the Under 18s Sevens tournament at the Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires in October of this year. It is [...]

By |2018-08-22T10:30:09+00:00August 22nd, 2018|Featured, Latest|Comments Off on Youth Olympics on the horizon for Rugby Taiohi

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 |2018-09-04T13:28:57+00:00August 10th, 2018|Featured, Latest|Comments Off on Rangatahi Māori advocate for change at the United Nations

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 |2018-09-04T13:28:58+00:00July 4th, 2018|Events, Featured|Comments Off on Tamariki & whānau celebrate Matariki and Te Reo Māori

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 |2018-09-04T13:28:58+00:00June 29th, 2018|Featured, Latest|Comments Off on Nursing student focusing on supporting Māori whānau

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 [...]

By |2018-09-04T13:28:58+00:00June 26th, 2018|ETū Maniapoto App, Latest|Comments Off on Hon. Dr Koro Tainui Wētere CBE 1935-2018

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 |2018-09-04T13:28:58+00:00June 18th, 2018|ETū Maniapoto App, Featured, Latest|Comments Off on 2018 Triennial Election of Trustees Results

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 |2018-09-04T13:28:58+00:00June 13th, 2018|Featured, Latest|Comments Off on Computer Science tauira returns from VEX Robotics World Championship in Kentucky, US

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 |2018-09-04T13:28:58+00:00June 8th, 2018|Featured, Latest|Comments Off on Exploring the understanding of different coloured tears

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 |2018-09-04T13:28:58+00:00June 6th, 2018|Featured, Latest|Comments Off on Ngāti Rora para-archer aiming for Paralympics