Read recent articles below from around our Ngāpuhi Iwi community. Find out what our members and whānau have been achieving, celebrating, and participating in around Aotearoa.

10/08/2017

5-days of Rugby League for Anthony

5-days of Rugby League for Anthony I would like to take this opportunity to thank the Rūnanga for awarding my son Anthony Solomon the discretionary funding that helped to reduce the financial burden for my family. It was truly a great honour for him to be selected as a recipient. […]
03/08/2017

Enabling opportunities for young Ngāpuhi

Enabling opportunities for young Ngāpuhi I would like to thank Te Rūnanga-Ā-Iwi O Ngāpuhi for helping me attend this year’s ‘Aspiring Leaders Forum’ in Wellington. It was an honour to attend as a delegate. I have been to many places and many conferences but this event has a very special […]
27/07/2017

A new level of basketball for Caelym

A new level of basketball for Caelym Kia ora I want to take this opportunity to thank my iwi for assisting with funding Caelym’s trip to the New Zealand National U15  Basketball tournament in Dunedin last week. Your contribution allowed him to experience a completely new level of basketball and […]
20/07/2017

Ngāpuhi athlete selected for U14 Basketball NZ Development team

Ngāpuhi athlete selected for U14 Basketball NZ Development team Due to Alana’s outstanding performance at the U14 National Talent Camp earlier this year, she was selected for the Development team to tour Melbourne in June. Alana said she loves to play basketball – her other sporting achievements include being selected […]
13/07/2017

Trans-Tasman Cup for young Ngāpuhi siblings

Trans-Tasman Cup for young Ngāpuhi siblings Thank you to the Rūnanga for your contribution to Kai and Anahera’s ongoing competitive golf-playing development. In May they achieved some great results at the Barnwell Golf Course in Sydney. Kai and his partner won their games; Anahera and her partner won their match. […]
29/06/2017

Proud Ngāpuhi representing New Zealand in China

Proud Ngāpuhi representing New Zealand in China Thank you for supporting me. Having decided to do the Great Wall of China Marathon as a challenge and to also prove to my daughter Raiha that you can do anything you put your mind to, I trained hard and as often as […]
22/06/2017

Ngāpuhi descendant speaks at Indigenous Design Symposium in Canada

Ngāpuhi descendant speaks at Indigenous Design Symposium in Canada I can’t express how thankful I am to have been able to receive the discretionary funding. I am absolutely humbled by the support from my iwi. What means more to me is the fact that you have been able to see […]
08/06/2017

A long journey for a worthwhile kaupapa

A long journey for a worthwhile kaupapa Kua tau mai ngā manaakitanga o te runga rawa ki a tātou te iwi. He mihi kau ake ki a rātou mā kua hoki tau ki tua okioki ai. Ki a tātou e ora nei ana, tēnā tātou katoa. The Whirinaki Toiora Trust, […]
01/06/2017

Taitokerau given the honour to welcome the British and Irish Lions

Taitokerau given the honour to welcome the British and Irish Lions This year Taitokerau have been given the honour to provide the official Pōwhiri for the British and Irish Lions Rugby team at the Waitangi Treaty Grounds on Sunday 4 June.The team only travels once every 10 to 12 years […]
18/05/2017

Training pays off for Ngāpuhi Kenpo student

Training pays off for Ngāpuhi Kenpo student Tena koutou, We (Haelyn’s whānau) wish to thank Te Rūnanga-Ā-Iwi O Ngāpuhi personally for the Discretionary Funding she received recently which assisted her to travel and compete at the Kenpo 5.0 Oceania Tournament held over the weekend 13-14 May 2017, in Cambridge. Kenpo […]
20/04/2017

28th Māori Battalion Memorial Bowls Tournament

28th Māori Battalion Memorial Bowls Tournament Opononi Bowling Club hosts the 28th Māori Battalion Memorial competition in association with the Hokianga Memorial RSA every year as a way of paying tribute to those who have passed on and to honour their last survivors. Frank Barnes, of the RSA and organising […]
13/04/2017

Ngāpuhi triathlete competes in Australia

Ngāpuhi triathlete competes in Australia I competed in the Gold Coast Triathlon last weekend and I ended up 22nd in the Open Elite Womens race. I had a really good swim and an okay bike and run. Racing at this level is a really good experience for me – it’s […]

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