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Ngāti Koata Iwi Pānui

In this section you can read our our regular newsletter, Koata Pānui. We will also post media statements issued by us, and other news that we feel will be of relevance and interest to Ngāti Koata members. Below there is also a direct feed from our Facebook page.

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Recent Koata Pānui

Board Update – Lee Valley Dam

Our Board is currently in negotiations with Tasman District Council regarding a proposed new dam at Lee Valley near Richmond. The Waimea Community Dam proposal involves Ngāti Koata because part of the reservoir and surrounding catchment area is on land owned by Ngāti...

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Update Your Contact Details

We have roughly half of our registered beneficiaries' current contact details. It seems our iwi are very mobile and move a lot! We also change our emails and phone numbers on a regular basis... So we are unable to contact and inform many of our iwi members. The...

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Moawhitu Tree Planting

Ngāti Koata representatives Matt Hippolite, Pene Geiger, Noela McGregor and Ammon Kātene participated in the tree planting project at Moawhitu on d’Urville Island last week. The tree planting is part of a wider restoration programme that includes eel surveys and...

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Kia Ngāwari at Te Matatini

Find out when Kia Ngāwari will be performing tonight on Māori TV from 6pm. The draw for next years Te Matatini line up is being held live and we will all find out what day and time Kia Ngāwari will be on stage. Kia kaha whānau!!! 🙂 We are behind you all 100%....

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He mihi nā Santana Mackey

Tēnā koutou e te iwi o Ngāti Koata, He mihi nui ki a koutou mō tō koutou tautoko me āwhina ki ahau. It is with humble heart that I wish to acknowledge and thank Ngāti Koata for the Kaiapa Jack Kohe Scholarship that I recieved in May 2016 to assist me in my studies of...

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Tēnā rā kōutou katoa e te whānau o Ngāti Koata   The Trust Board would like to give its thanks and appreciation to the iwi for taking part in the recent hui and taking up the opportunity for voting on the restructure and amendments to the deed.   The result has shown...

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Live Facebook Feed!


We just got an update from Maia Jefford on her latest achievement at the Canterbury Juniors in Christchurch this weekend.

Maia got 1st on Beam, 1st on Floor, and 4th Overall. Her team also placed 2nd.

Remember the name... she's going to be famous! Keep up the good work Maia!!! Kei runga noa atu koe!

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He pārongo tukuna ki te whānau kia mohio ai tātou kei whea, ko wai, he aha te nama waea mō ngā tākuta o te rohe. Kia piki te ora, kia patu te manauhea.

Thank you Nita-May Hippolite for sending through this very helpful information chart. This chart shows the address, phone number and fax number for the Primary Health Medical Centres here in Nelson Bays.

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WHAI MAHI: Urgent Stevedore Work

We've just had one of the bros come up to the office and he is looking for workers to unload fishing vessels, unpack freezer boats and sort product for the cold store. He needs workers tomorrow and next week. Anyone out there interested? Give Richard a call on 0274342116. Don't be shy, Give him a call, he's a nice guy. No slackers.

Richard also dropped off a whole heap of fish and pork sausages to divvy out to all our kaumātua. Kia ora Tossy, awesome!

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WHAI MAHI: Kaiwhakahaere, Te Whare Hauora

The Ōtautahi Women's Refuge Te Whare Hauora is one of two kaupapa Māori Women's Refuges in Te Waipounamu. Te Whare Hauora is an affiliated member of the National Collective of independent Women's Refuge.

Te Whare Hauora is looking for an innovative and passionate Kaiwhakahaere who has proven leadership experience to lead a dedicated, hard-working team

Key attributes for the position include, but are not limited to:
- a strong knowledge, understanding and experience of the family violence sector (a background in Refuge is preferred)
- a strong knowledge of te reo me ona tikanga Maori
- experience working within te ao Maori values
- experience of staff management and leadership
- a skilled communicator, both written and oral
- must have financial management experience
- relevant training and certification in the Family Violence sector

To apply, please send your CV and a cover letter that responds to the Job Description Competencies to info@tewharehauora.com.

If you have any questions about this vacancy please contact Maania on 027 261 9099.

Closing date: Monday 21 August, 5pm

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Mātakitakina te kiriata e whai ake mō ngā paku whakamarama, he aha ngā whāinga mō tēnei kaupapa. Nau mai ki tō tātou hui e haere tonu ana. Mauria mai ō kōrero mō te rohe me ō tātou mātua tūpuna.

Watch the highlights of our mahi so far from the wānanga held in Whakatū last week. Keep an eye out for the next wānanga that will be held in Porirua and Hamilton, before returning to Whakatū. The aim of the project is to map our cultural knowledge, and to share stories about our people, places and taonga.

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