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  • Whakawhanaunatana wanana

    • Date: 23 December 2020 to 30 December 2021

    Te reo me ōna tikana, our connection to our whenua, marae kawa tikana, waiata, karakia whānau connection hapu, iwi connection

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    • Registration required
    • Organiser: Paretai, Mau Rua whānau, however incorporating the other whanau, it becomes tō mātou whānau.
  • Try-Whanau Triaythlon & Festival (Try-Whanau)

    • Date: 04 February 2018
    • Time: 9am – 1pm

    Try-Whanau Triathlon & Festival is about whanau being active together regardless of age, ability or mobility; from pepi to kaumatua. Oranga wairua, oranga tinana, oranga whanau - Kotahitanga!

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    • Open to the public, no booking required
    • Organiser: Awarua Whanau Services
  • Try-Whanau Triaythlon & Festival (Try-Whanau)

    • Date: 04 February 2018
    • Time: 9am – 1pm

    Try-Whanau Triathlon & Festival is about whanau being active together regardless of age, ability or mobility; from pepi to kaumatua. Oranga wairua, oranga tinana, oranga whanau - Kotahitanga!

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    • Open to the public, no booking required
    • Organiser: Awarua Whanau Services
  • Ironmāori 2km swim-90km cycle-21.1km run

    • Date: 01 December 2017 to 02 December 2017
    • Time: 12.00pm – 6.30pm

    Become an Ironmāori.

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    • Registration required
    • Organiser: Ironmāori
  • Tūhonohono i ngā taonga ā-iwi

    • Date: 23 November 2017 to 24 November 2017

    Tūhonohono i ngā taonga ā-iwi explores preservation of iwi cultural heritage and development of iwi cultural centres. Kaitiaki of taonga and those who have a general interest are welcome

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    • Registration required
    • Organiser: Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
  • Ironmāori 1km swim-45km cycle-10.5km run

    • Date: 03 November 2017 to 04 November 2017
    • Time: 12.00pm – 1.30pm

    Become an Ironmāori.

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    • Registration required
    • Organiser: Ironmāori
  • NGA KUAHA TUMANAKO - GRIEF CONFERENCE

    • Date: 03 October 2017 to 04 October 2017

    A conference to be held at Turangawaewae Marae on 3rd & 4th October, 2017. Supporting whanau impacted by loss, grief and suicide

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    • Open to the public, no booking required
    • Organiser: TAUPIRIPIRI CHARITABLE TRUST
  • Ngā Manu Kōrero National Competition 2017

    • Date: 20 September 2017 to 22 September 2017

    The national secondary speech contests are now entering their 52nd year and the national finals this year will be hosted by Ngā Manu Kōrero 2017 ki Taranaki.

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    • Open to the public, no booking required
    • Organiser: Ngā Manu Kōrero ki Taranaki
  • Ngāpuhi ki Ōtautahi HUI

    • Date: 28 August 2017
    • Time: 6.30pm – 9pm

    Ngāpuhi ki Ōtautahi HUI – All welcome! Haere mai e ngā maramara o Rāhiri!

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    • Open to the public, no booking required
    • Organiser: Ngāpuhi ki Ōtautahi
  • Cultural Revitalisation and the making of identity with Aotearoa New Zealand

    Donna Matahaere Atariki is of Ngāi Tahu, Ngāti Ruanui, Ngā Rauru and Te Atiawa descent, has a background in Māori development and is engaged in roles at national, regional and local levels, including the Chair of the Ōtākou Rūnanga, a member of the University of Otago Council, and a Gambling Commissioner.

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  • Money Week 14 - 20 August 2017

    • Date: 14 August 2017 to 20 August 2017

    Money Week 2017 takes place between 14 and 20 August, and involves events all around the country to encourage New Zealanders to talk about money and develop greater financial capability.

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    • Open to the public, no booking required
    • Organiser: Commission for Financial Capability
  • Better administration of Social Policy Consultation

    • Date: 14 August 2017 to 15 September 2017

    The Government is proposing changes to the way Inland Revenue manages Working for Families and child support, and they need your feedback. Consultation closes 15 September 2017.

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    • Open to the public, no booking required
    • Organiser: New Zealand Government
  • It’s official – Rotorua is New Zealand’s first bilingual city

    • Date: 11 August 2017

    You can now expect to see and hear more reo Māori in Rotorua as the city takes on the mantle of being New Zealand’s first officially declared bilingual city.

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  • Māori Development Minister Te Ururoa Flavell cuts the 30th celebration cake.

    Te Taura Whiri opened its doors to celebrate its 30th anniversary

    • Date: 10 August 2017

    Thirty years ago, the Māori language was made an official language of New Zealand and the Māori Language Commission was created. To celebrate, Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori opened its doors to the public.

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  • Māori land trustees, Sarah Henry and Te Owai Gemmell, from Ōmaio, Te Tai Rāwhiti

    Māori land owners shape proposed Advisory and Development Services

    • Date: 10 August 2017

    Māori land owners involved with the Māori Land Service case studies have responded positively to the opportunity to influence proposed Advisory and Development Services for all Māori land owners.

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  • Mitchell Jaram

    Whakatāne community step up to healthier lifestyle

    • Date: 10 August 2017

    150 participants from Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi and the Whakatāne community took up a healthier lifestyle challenge - Hikoi ki te Hauora – and won.

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  • Mere Pohatu and baby Tamati

    Protecting Pēpī Nationwide

    • Date: 10 August 2017

    Te Puni Kōkiri funded the first ever roll out of life-saving wahakura ten years ago and now every district health board in the country is set to offer them to whānau.

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  • Nancy Tuaine

    Report shows positive results for Whānau Ora

    • Date: 10 August 2017

    The latest report from Te Puni Kōkiri shows Whānau Ora has achieved positive outcomes for whānau and families across Aotearoa. Over 11,500 whānau and families were engaged through Commissioning Agencies’ initiatives as at 30 June 2016.

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  • Digital Tool Shows Schools How to Pōwhiri Properly

    • Date: 10 August 2017

    From Pūkana to Hongi, a new online resource is set to support more English-medium schools to get involved in Kapa Haka and Pōwhiri.

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  • ‘Turning of the sod’ ceremony at Kokohinau Marae papakāinga to mark the commencement of the papakāinga build, 2017. Pictured from left to right: Whakatāne District Council Deputy Mayor, Judy Turner, Māori Development Minister, Hon Te Ururoa Flavell and Kokohinau Marae Kuia, Merehuka Holt.

    Kokohinau Marae papakāinga to house Edgecumbe whānau affected by floods

    • Date: 10 August 2017

    Kokohinau Marae has kick-started its papakāinga housing development with a ‘turning of the sod’ ceremony in Edgecumbe. The papakāinga development will be used to help house whānau who lost their homes in the Edgecumbe floods in April.

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  • Cultural Revitalisation: One Pasifika Perspective

    Anne Moefa’auo is an educator, having taught migrants, refugees, Pasifika and Maori students for more than 20 years.

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  • Māori Land Service case studies underway

    • Date: 03 August 2017

    The Māori Land Service Programme has begun working with Māori land owners on regional case studies that will help inform the advisory and development services that may be offered in the future by the Māori Land Service (MLS).

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  • New initiative helps whānau find successful housing independence

    • Date: 03 August 2017

    A new home ownership initiative is proving a success amongst Rotorua whānau as they achieve housing independence or enter into the final stages of owning their own homes.

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  • Social Enterprise Summit Creates a Buzz

    • Date: 03 August 2017

    More than 120 people attended the first Social Enterprise Summit held at Parliament in early July.

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  • Introducing our Interns: Varshini Suresh

    • Date: 03 August 2017

    Varshini was a part of our 2015/2016 intern programme, joining Te Puni Kōkiri as part of the Economic Wealth team.  She now works for Deloitte as a tax consultant.

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