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  • ASB Polyfest 2017

    • Date: 15 March 2017 to 18 March 2017
    • Time: different starting times – 5:00pm

    The ASB Polyfest features traditional music, dance, costume and speech and is now recognised as an important showcase of New Zealand’s diverse cultures and a celebration of youth performance.

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    • Open to the public, no booking required
    • Organiser: The Polyfest Trust
  • Launch of CD Album NA TE AO

    • Date: 07 January 2017
    • Time: 1.30pm – 3pm

    CD official launch of 'Na Te Ao' marking the Christchurch 6th year anniversary of the 2011 earthquakes.

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    • Open to the public, no booking required
    • Organiser: Whetu Ariki Charitable Trust
  • Ngati Porou Inter Marae Sports Festival (PA WARS) 2017

    • Date: 03 January 2017

    Ngati Porou Pa Wars - this 1-day event is a time to celebrate family values and kinship in a fun atmosphere of friendly inter-marae rivalry competition and healthy lifestyle.

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    • Registration required
    • Organiser: Te Runanganui o Ngati Porou
  • Hikurangi Dawn Ceremony 2017

    • Date: 01 January 2017
    • Time: 4am – 9am

    This celebration provides the opportunity for Ngati Porou and manuhiri to welcome in the new year and the first rays of Tama-Nui-Te -Ra aloft our sacred mountain - Hikurangi.

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    • Open to the public, no booking required
    • Organiser: Te Runanganui o Ngati Porou
  • 90th Aotearoa Maori Tennis Championships

    • Date: 27 December 2016 to 31 December 2016

    Ko te 90 mo te wahakataetae Maori Tenehi 90 Years of Maori Tennis 27-31 December 2016, Tennis Waikato Bays Powhiri, Turangawaewae Marae, Tuesday 27 December

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    • Registration required
    • Organiser: Aotearoa Maori Tennis Association Inc.
  • Te Atihaunui a Pāpārangi rangatahi Phillip Turia set after accepting full volleyball scholarship to Campbellsville University, Kentucky USA

    • Date: 09 December 2016

    Six foot four inches Phillip Turia is an 18 year old student at Palmerston North Boys High School whose talent on the volleyball court has landed him a full NAIA Division 1 Scholarship to Campbellsville University in Kentucky, USA.

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  • Te Ture Whenua Māori Update

    • Date: 09 December 2016

    On 25 of November the Māori Affairs Select Committee reported Te Ture Whenua Māori Bill back with changes in areas such as succession, decision-making and the appointment of Judges to the Māori Land Court.

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  • Indigenous rights, responsibilities and resilience

    • Date: 08 December 2016

    Over 200 judges, lawyers, tribal court members, thought leaders and community advocates gathered on the traditional lands of the Acjachemen and Tongva people in California USA for the World Indigenous Law Conference in October this year.

     

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  • Authentic values benefit Māori businesses

    • Date: 08 December 2016

    The contribution of values-based Māori businesses to the New Zealand economy has been recognised in the New Zealand International Business Awards 2016.

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  • Turning research in to changes for whānau

    • Date: 08 December 2016

    The Social Policies, Evaluation and Research Unit (formerly known as the Families Commission) has announced the launch of an annual fund of $750,000 to enable researchers to access the latest high quality data regarding families and children in contemporary Aotearoa.

     

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  • Māori governance training cuts straight to it

    • Date: 08 December 2016

    Two and a half years in to their settlement Maungaharuru-Tangitū Trust were ready for some fresh ideas and the new governance training course, developed by Te Puni Kōkiri in partnership with the Institute of Directors (IoD), was a perfect fit.

     

     

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  • T-shirts sales spreading kindness to Kaikōura businesses

    • Date: 08 December 2016

    Over $10,000 has been raised in t-shirt sales to support Kaikōura businesses following the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck the region on 14 November.

     

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  • A special Xmas gift for the public servant who has everything ….

    • Date: 08 December 2016

    Jock McEwen (b.1915 – d.2010) cannot be called “a man of his time” because during his time paternalistic and assimilationist views were still widely held.

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  • Age means nothing

    • Date: 30 November 2016

    Nineteen Kaumatua from Ōrongomai Marae took on Kaumatua IronMaori through the Matika Fund.

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  • 2016 Aotearoa Maori Sports Awards

    • Date: 26 November 2016
    • Time: Powhiri 5pm – 11.45pm

    2016 Aotearoa Maori Sports Awards, Saturday 26 November, Vodafone Events Centre Manukau, Auckland

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    • Registration required
    • Organiser: Te Tohu Taakaro o Aotearoa Charitable Trust
  • Information and assistance for whānau post earthquake

    • Date: 16 November 2016

    Read more for a range of funds and initiatives to assist whānau and friends who are responding, recovering, rebuilding and providing support following the earthquake on Monday, 14 November.

    Updated 30 November 2016.

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  • 7th Biennial International Indigenous Research Conference 16

    • Date: 15 November 2016 to 18 November 2016

    A major event we bring together Indigenous peoples from all over the world to focus on vibrant, research-based advancement to serve the aspirations of this and subsequent thriving generations.

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    • Registration required
    • Organiser: Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga
  • Man Up to Violence

    • Date: 12 November 2016

    Man Up to the negative statistices of crime, violence and suicide

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    • Registration required
    • Organiser: Man Up
  • REWIND BLACK TIE EVENT

    • Date: 11 November 2016
    • Time: 7pm – 11.45pm

    Supporting youth in our community with equal opportunities to follow their dreams and create a new pathway.

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    • Registration required
    • Organiser: REWIND
  • Māori-English Bilingual Signage: A guide for best practice

    This guide is part of the Government’s strategy to help revitalise our taonga, te reo Māori. It includes background information on how and why the guide was developed as well as a quick reference overview and tips to help an organisation develop a Bilingual Signage Action Plan.

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  • Proposed Māori Land Service Brochure

    This leaflet sets out the proposed functions of the new proposed Māori Land Service based primarily on what Te Ture Whenua Māori Bill (the Bill) says.

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  • Consultation open on place name proposals

    • Date: 27 October 2016 to 27 January 2017

    The New Zealand Geographic Board Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa has opened public consultation on eight proposals to assign new names or alter the names of geographic features

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    • Open to the public, no booking required
    • Organiser: the New Zealand Geographic Board Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa
  • Annual Report for the year ended 30 June 2016

    The annual report is a key accountability document which all New Zealand Government departments are required to produce. It reports performance against the statement of intent and contains achievements for the year, performance against specific criteria, and audited financial statements.(Pursuant to Section 44 (1) of the Public Finance Act).

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  • Vote Māori Development

    The Minister for Māori Development and Minister for Whānau Ora is required under the Public Finance Act 1989 to report against the following non-departmental appropriations in accordance with section 19B (2) for the year ended 30 June 2016.

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  • Sir Howard Morrison Super 4 Teams Hunting/Fishing Comp

    • Date: 20 October 2016 to 23 October 2016

    In memory of Sir Howard Morrison a community event of Hunters/Fisherman

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    • Registration required
    • Organiser: Sir Howard Morrison Super 4 Teams Commitee

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