September 2013

In this issue

A special programme compiled to honour the 30th anniversary of the Ta Apirana Ngata Lectures, Te Runanga o Ngati Porou appoints new CEO, Tairawhiti Maori Agri-Business Hui attracts over 160 people from around the motu and NPEC Womens rugby team aims for the 2016 Olympics in Rio.

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NPEC Women aim for Rio de Jeneiro

Trish Hina has a vision for women’s rugby on the Coast. It not only involves wearing the Sky blue colours in front of a deafening home crowd at Whakarua Park. But it also entails playing in one of the colossal grand stadiums in Rio de Janeiro.

Cultural Heritage Expo

The kaitiakitanga of taonga passed down the generations, was the kaupapa of a Cultural Heritage Expo held at Uepohatu marae last month. 

On Monday 22nd July Te Runanganui o Ngati Porou and Child, Youth and Family signed a Memorandum of Understanding that will encourage both organizations to work more closely together to help protect and nurture our tamariki and mokopuna

Memorandum of Understanding helps Ngati Porou Children

Over fifty people attended the signing ceremony at Shed 3 in Gisborne, including the Minister for the Police and the local Member of Parliament, Anne Tolley (representing Minister Paula Bennett), representatives from government agencies, local social service organizations and the Runanganui.

Lecture Series Marks Historic Anniversaries

A special programme is being compiled to mark the upcoming 30th anniversary of the Tā Apirana Ngata Memorial Lectures to be held at Whakarua Park and Uepohatu Memorial Hall.