Our Stories2018-09-04T13:28:54+00:00

Maniapoto Māori Trust Board acknowledge departing Chief Executive

Maniapoto Māori Trust Board acknowledge departing Chief Executive The Maniapoto Māori Trust Board (MMTB) and its Chief Executive Sonya Hetet have confirmed her farewell from the organisation now that her fixed term contract as CEO has come to an end.  The Board would like to acknowledge Sonya’s significant contribution during the past ten years of her mahi with MMTB, and particularly the last two years as CEO.  Sonya’s last day with the MMTB will be Wednesday the 4th of December 2019. The Board would like to wish Sonya [...]

100th Anniversary of flagstaff honours 77 Maniapoto men from World War 1

This pou kara or flagstaff memorial records and honours the names of  77 men from Ngāti Maniapoto who served overseas during the Great War. Twelve men lost their lives.  These men have a star next to their name. The memorial was unveiled on 11 November 1919. It was funded by a collection amongst the tribe in July of that year when memories of the war were still very much vivid.  The King Country Chronicle reported that it was a notable gathering, Māori from all parts coming to attend [...]

Kaumātua Games show a dynamic mix of competitive spirit and fun

EXPLORE more kaupapa further by watching the video below: Maniapoto Māori Trust Board is privileged to have supported Whīkoi mo Te Reo 2019 and look forward to seeing more kaupapa such as this in the near future. Explore this kaupapa further by watching the video below.­ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0FYKRF6eyz0

Maniapoto Research and Communications Platform Survey #2 Results

In our most recent survey we asked what our people thought were the best ways to communicate with our people.We also asked what grants and distributions the Maniapoto Māori Trust Board and Maniapoto Fisheries Trust should consider.We're pleased to advise a report on this survey's results is now attached for your information.Questions raised in Survey 1 and 2 will be collated and answers made available to participants in due course.Prize winners!We are also pleased to announce the five respondents who won $50 grocery vouches for taking part in the survey. They are:Joy Mcfadzien,of [...]