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.


VACANCY: Ngāpuhi Iwi Social Services – Youth Mentors

ROLE: YOUTH MENTORS DESCRIPTION: The primary purpose of the mentoring role is to assist young people (taitamariki) to develop their knowledge and skills so that they are able to confidently participate in to Ao Māori and in the wider world. This position requires the mentor to be available to work […]

VACANCY: Kaumātua Kuia Kaiāwhina

ROLE: Kaumātua Kuia Kaiāwhina DESCRIPTION: Kia tū tika ai te whare tapu o Ngāpuhi (That the sacred house of Ngāpuhi stands strong)Te Rūnanga-Ā-Iwi O Ngāpuhi (the Rūnanga) is the parent organisation of three subsidiaries: Ngāpuhi Iwi Social Services, Te Hau Ora O Ngāpuhi and Ngāpuhi Asset Holding Company.Our role is […]

TAKIWĀ HUI: Ngāpuhi Hokianga ki te Raki (Motukiore Marae, 6pm)


Castle review chance for Ngāpuhi restart

Ngāpuhi chair Mere Mangu hopes a review of te rūnanga’s governance, constitution, management and financial affairs will restore the people’s confidence in the organisation.

Māori dominated in new appointment of district court judges

The naming of 11 Māori as new district court judges will inspire rangatahi to consider a career in the law, says the Māori Law Society co-president.

Whenua lighter as Ihumatao deal near

A founder member of Save Our Unique Landscape says there is a feeling of relief at Ihumātao that the standoff over land there may soon be over.

Government-Māori relationship to be highlighted at Rātana

The political year officially kicks off tomorrow with politicians’ annual pilgrimage to Rātana and being an election year the stakes are even higher.

Northland hapū occupy Kerikeri Inlet

Whānau of Te Uri Taniwha hapū, up in arms over pans which threaten to damage archaeological and Māori cultural sites, are occupying Kerikeri Inlet in Northland to prevent further development.

NICF Focus for Waitangi Hui: He Pānui


Māori babies five time more likely to end up in state care – stats

Māori babies were five times more likely to end up in state care that non-Māori last year and their rate of urgent entries into state care has doubled since 2010, official figures show.

Commercial fishers face prosecution after major MPI operation

Commercial fishers are being warned “people are watching you” as operators allegedly under-reporting catches and unlawfully supplying fish face prosecution.

Māori water rights case aims to stop export bottlers

A Waitangi Tribunal claimant hopes his High Court case will force the government into a fair process granting Māori customary rights over freshwater so bottling export operations can be shut down.

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