E nga maunga, e nga moana, e nga iwi, whakaputa noa ki te ao, tenei te mihi maioha kia koutou. Nau mai, haere mai ki tenei ipurangi o Tapuika. He kete tenei kua kikia ki nga korero o Tapuika ara a kuia ma, a koro ma kua mene ki te po. Kei roto hoki nga korerorero mo te haukainga. No reira, kia kaha e te whanau ki te whai pakiaka ki roto i te oneone me te paruparu o te takapu o Tapuika.
Na Ateremu McNeill
Tapuika Iwi Authority / Tapuika Fisheries Trust
Welcome to the website of Tapuika Iwi
The website will be an important communication tool to update our iwi members on the latest events and happenings for Tapuika not only within the noho kainga but also nationally and globally.
For those of you who have events or item you wish to place on the panui board please send your information to email@example.com.
Over time it is hoped to include on the website aspects of our traditions and customs. What will be contained in this section is our perspective of who we are and what is important to us as Tapuika.
If you or your children are not on the Tapuika Iwi Register you may be missing out on the opportunities offered to our members. You can register online.
If your child is 18 years and over they will need to complete a separate registration form.
Mauri tu, Mauri Ora
Entries open for Te Pae Tawhiti - Kaimoana Enhancement Scholarship
Kia ora koutou,
The Te Pae Tawhiti Kaimoana Enhancement Scholarship has been established to honour the long-standing commitment and contribution by Mr Whaimutu Dewes – our outgoing Chair – to the Māori fishing industry.
It is designed for Māori who have a desire to contribute to the enhancement of the Māori kaimoana industry.
To be eligible, applicants must be of Māori descent and be accepted into (and enrolled) in a kaimoana enhancement related tertiary programme at a tertiary institution.
Please be aware that applications are now open via our website (http://moana.co.nz/careers/scholarship/) and close Friday 22 January 2021.
Nāku noa, nā,
Moana New Zealand
Annual Dothistroma Spraying Programme
Hancock Forest Management would like to advise the commencement of the annual Dothistroma spraying programme over Hancock Forest Management forests in the BOP/ Mamaku/ Te Teko/ Murupara / Taupo / Rotoiti regions. This will involve an aerial operations, commencing on Monday 30/11/2020. This could potential run through till 12/12/2020 weather permitting.
Hancock Forest Management undertakes this task to combat the spread and treat the infection of the fungal disease Dothistroma pini.
The infection is treated by aerial spraying susceptible forests with a Cuprous Oxide, mineral spray oil and water solution and applied at 5 litres per hectare. The mixture is a Copper fungicide and is non toxic.
Should you have any further quest please do not hesitate to call.
Tapuika Iwi Authority And Tapuika Fisheries Trust Annual General Meetings & Special General Meeting
Nau Mai Haere Mai
9am, Saturday 28 November 2020
Moko Marae, Waitangi
- Safety protocols; masks, hand hygiene, Covid sign-in/tracking
- Nominate and approve secretary for minutes
- Special General Meeting
- Vote on status change to land at Otahu Pā from General to Maori land
- Recommendations for constitutional changes received
- Tapuika Iwi Authority 2019 AGM
- Tapuika Fisheries Trust 2019 AGM
- Tapuika Iwi Authority 2020 AGM
- Tapuika Fisheries Trust 2020 AGM
Agenda for all AGM:
- Annual Report
- Performance and Plans
- Minutes from Previous Hui
- Matters Arising
- Dates for future SGMs/ AGMs (November vs February)
- General Business
- Karakia Whakamutunga
Further information to be published to the TIA website and facebook pages.
IMPORTANT - TIA/TFT SGM/AGMs Confirmed
It is with great pleasure that the TIA and TFT would like to advise the Iwi that the details for the SGM and four AGMs have now been set as follows:
Time and Date: 9am, Saturday 28 November 2020
Venue: Moko Marae, Waitangi
A formal panui for these hui will be put into the newspaper as well as the TIA Website and Facebook pages. The hui have a set agenda and it is going to be an extremely full day.
Both the TIA Legal Counsel and Accountant will be in attendance to help with work flow.
Level 1 Covid protocols will apply for the day with a sign in sheet doubling as an attendance register and tracking form for the MoH. Hand sanitiser and masks will be made available for those wanting them but please, if you are unwell, we would ask that you stay home to protect against the spread of ngarara.
The TIA wishes to thank our people for their understanding and patient on this matter. Nau mai haere mai e te whānau ki te whakarongo ki nga mahi a tou runanga nei na.
Tena koutou katoa!
Tapuika Iwi Authority (TIA) and the Tapuika Fisheries Trust (TFT) Trustee Elections
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, this year’s Trustee elections have been delayed and will now commence in the month of July.
Trustee nomination forms can be downloaded below, and from the TIA Facebook Page. They will not be posted out. Iwi beneficiaries wanting to make a nomination are urged to please download a nomination form taking care to complete it properly. You then scan the completed form and email it back to firstname.lastname@example.org Any incorrect/incomplete forms will be returned to the sender.
Te Puni Kokiri has been approached to act as the independent scrutineers for the Iwi's nomination and election process.As per every annual election, candidates are standing for both the Tapuika Iwi Authority (TIA) and the Tapuika Fisheries Trust (TFT) meaning it is a dual trusteeship role. The term of the positions is for three years (other than for the one year remaining for John Pini's term in the Marukukere hapū).
Trustee nominations close on Friday 31 July 2020 at 12 noon. If a hapū receives nominations for more than one eligible candidate, that hapū will go to a postal ballot during the month of August.
In this election cycle, Marukukere has two Trustee spaces to fill - please see below.
The Trustees standing down this election are as follows:
- Heketua Roberts (Ngāti Kuri)
- Raiha Biel (Ngāti Marukukere)
- Dr Bryce Kihirini (Ngāti Moko)
- Dean Flavell (Ngāti Tuheke)
- Vance Skudder (Ngāti Marukukere replacement for John Pini last year)
Each of these Trustees is eligible to stand again for a further term.
If you think you or one of your whānau members has the capacity, skills and passion to assist with governing our Iwi’s multi-million dollar post-settlement asset base, why not put your hand up and give it a go?
Naku te rourou, nau te rourou, ka ora ai to tatou Iwi!
Hapu Nomination Forms