September 2016

In this issue

Stories inside this edition include: mana moana and the Nga Hapu o Ngati Porou Foreshore & Seabed Amended Deed of Agreement;  Ngati Porou Stanford University Boot Camp Graduates; Toitu Ngati Porou's Key Priorities; A Tribute to Maori broadcaster, Whai Ngata. Click here for viewing as a single page spread. Click here for viewing as a double page spread. 

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Mana Moana

The journey to ratify the Deed to Amend the Nga Hapu o Ngati Porou Foreshore and Seabed Deed of Agreement with the Crown will soon begin. At stake is the mana motuhake of our coastal hapu and a golden opportunity to build on and strengthen hapu coastal management.

Social entrepreneur encourages korero around kitchen table

Nikki Kennedy is on a mission to help revitalise Te Reo Maori. The twenty eight year old social entrepreneur has created a range of products which not only encourages whanau to korero Maori within their homes, but also provides a sophisticated culinary addition to the kitchen.

Ngati Porou Alumni Hui

A hui for young Nati Professionals helps to kick start a dialogue about attracting and developing Ngati Porou talent to the rohe.  

Natis Graduate From Stanford Bootcamp

Ken Houkamau (Project Manager of Ngati Porou Seafood Group) and Victor Goldsmith (General Manager of Ngati Porou Miere) have become the latest Ngati Porou recruits to graduate from the annual Te Hono Boot Camp held at Stanford University.

A Whakapapa of Tradition

A beautifully illustrated book launched earlier this year which explores the Iwirakau school of carving within Ngati Porou.

Pioneer of Maori Broadcasting Remembered

At the beginning of April earlier this year, one of the original stalwarts of Maori broadcasting, Tanara Whairiri ki Tawhiti Ngata, or Whai as he was most well-known, passed away.