Tihei Mauriora!

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  
Deputy Chair
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.

Check out the Tapuika Calendar and Panui for the latest happenings.

For those of you who have events or item you wish to place on the panui board please send your information to info@tapuika.iwi.nz.  

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.

Registration

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

General Manager - Tapuika Iwi Authority

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

Description

A unique and exciting opportunity to join Tapuika Iwi Authority as a General Manager is now available. Reporting to the Executive Support Team and Board of Directors, you will strive to strengthen and enhance the organisation's core assets and operating effectiveness by setting the direction and culture for the team to perform at its best, ensuring the timely and quality delivery of services.

The General Manager will be focused on the economic and strategic development of Tapuika Iwi Authority, actively seeking and managing growth opportunities in order to diversify current operations, while raising achievement levels of Tapuika Iwi Authority in its commercial, social and cultural responsibilities. The General Manager works in partnership with the Board and is accountable for overall organisational success.

Overseeing the day-to-day service operations you will display the mana and cultural competency required to strengthen and lead Tapuika Iwi Authority, both internally and externally. As a leader in both business and within the communities you operate in, you will bring diverse and broad groups together, harnessing change and delivering on real outcomes.

This is a full-time role (40 hours per week) and is being offered as an initial 6-month contract, with the opportunity to extend the role for the long term upon proven success.

If you would like to apply for this role please contact Jenner Ballinger-Judd at commercial@tapuika.iwi.nz  for an application pack.

The application pack provides further detailed information about this role and the organisation.

Applications close 5pm Wednesday 16th June 2021.

Tapuika Mana Whenua Scholarships

Tapuika Teaching Scholarships

Kia hiwa ra, kia hiwa ra!
He huruhuru enei ma te manu e kai ana i te matauranga



Tapuika is proud to announce that with the support of the Ministry of Education, it again has a minimum of FIVE Mana Whenua Scholarships available for Iwi beneficiaries who are studying towards a qualification in teaching. Each Scholarship is valued up to $10,000 and will be paid in three instalments throughout the training year.

To be considered for one of the scholarships, you must be:

  1. Enrolled on the Tapuika beneficiary register;
  2. Enrolled with a registered tertiary provider; and
  3. Working towards a qualification in teaching at any level and in any medium.

Please send a current CV along with confirmation of your enrolment with your training provider to info@tapuika.iwi.nz Applications close at 12pm Friday 28 May 2021.

The Board reserves the right to alter the scholarship amount should it receive more than five eligible applicants.

Successful scholarship recipients will be notified via email by Friday 18 June 2021.

Ma te huruhuru te manu ka rere ki te taumata o te rakau ikeike!

He Panui: Te Werohanga Rewharewha | Flu (Influenza Vaccination Program) Injection

He Panui: Te Werohanga Rewharewha

Ki ngā koeke o Tapuika (ono tekau ma rima neke atu) Kua tae te wa mo te Werohanga Rewharewha. No reira waea atu ki o koutou whare hauora hei whakaritengā. He kore utu tenei mau. Kaua e whakaroaroa.

Mauri Tu Mauri Ora!

Flu (Influenza Vaccination Program) Injection
The Flu vaccine is available now for all our elderly Tapuika people aged 65 years & over. Phone your GP for an appointment. The flu vaccine is free. Don’t delay get protected before winter.

Stay well.

PLEASE NOTE: if you have had the COVID Vaccine you need to wait 2 weeks after receiving Dose 2 before going for the Influenza (flu) injection.

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,

Steve Tarrant
CEO
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.

Regards

John Wyllie

Forester

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

Agenda

  • Karakia/Mihimihi
  • Apologies
  • 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
  • Lunch
  • 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
  • Resolutions
  • 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
Time: 1.30pm

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 registration@tapuika.iwi.nz 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

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