Te Puna Pānui o Ngāti Tama ki Te Tauihu, Issue 6, September 2019

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TE PUNA PĀN Issue #6, September 2019 Mate koe i te aroha Titiro ki Parapara E kite koe i te auahi Nāku i tahu e
ĀTI TAMA KI TE WAIPOUNAMU TRUST www.ngati-tama.iwi.nz
NG

Now is a time to engage with our whānau, kanohi ki te kanohi, so the Board can understand what our whānau future priorities are. I encourage whānau to attend one of the Whānau Engagement Hui to help inform our strategic planning and our goals for the future.

Whats most important to you and your whānau?

That’s the question that will be asked in October when Board Trustees and Trust staff visit Auckland, New Plymouth, Wellington, Christchurch and Nelson. We want to kōrero, kanohi ki te kanohi to gather your ideas and thoughts on your whānau priorities and whats important to you.

The Ngāti Tama ki Te Tauihu Strategic plan 2015 is due to expire in 2020 and a new plan needs to be created to guide our Board, Trust and Asset Holding Company for future decision making. It is important to have input from whānau who reside inside and outside of Te Tauihu so that our future goals represent our iwi members priorities. I encourage whānau who can, to attend one of the five hui to help inform future planning so we can steer our waka in the right direction.

We welcome a number of people to the Ngāti Tama team, Johanna Katene Burge and Kingi Gilbert are our new Associate Trustees, and Deryk Mason, our mandated Ngāti Tama Representative for the Brook Waimārama Sanctuary Trust. We also welcome Christina Harris Pakeho and Te Ahu Rei to our operational team. Christina has taken on the role as Communications and Funding Manager and Te Ahu as the Cultural Manager.

Bringing on capable and experienced people to these roles is integral to ensure we have the capacity to engage with our whānau and deliver meaningful mahi.

Connectivity and engagement are some of the themes of this Te Puna Pānui, as we continue to grow in capacity, so too does our ability to connect with our whānau who reside outside of Te Tauihu. Sharing opportunities and events that can encourage whānau home, such as Te Ipukarea, which will be held in December in Motueka, our AGM in April and various other wānanga and shows. These are some of the features in this issue. I hope you enjoy the updates and have an opportunity to benefit from one of the upcoming events.

Nāku iti nei nā,

Anthony (Butch) Little

Tama ki Te Waipounamu

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Ngāti Tama ki te Waipounamu Trust wants to know what is important to you so that we can plan the next 10 years with whānau priorities in mind.

We invite our iwi members and whānau to share your thoughts and ideas about where the tribe should be. You can participate by attending hui, online or by post. We will be holding five hui across Aotearoa Please RSVP to attend a hui near you:

Hui ki Tāmaki Makaurau

Te Rā: Monday 21st October

Kei: Jetpark Hotel, 63 Westney Road, Mangere, Auckland

Te Wā: 6pm

Te Rā: Monday 21st October | Kei: Jetpark Hotel, 63 Westney Road, Mangere | Te Wā: 6pm

Te Rā: Tuesday 22nd October

Hui ki Taranaki

Kei: Auotolodge Conference Hotel, 393, Devon Street East, New Plymouth

Te Wā: 6pm

Te Rā: Tuesday 22nd October | Kei: Auotolodge Conference Hotel, 393 Devon Street East, New Plymouth | Te Wā:

Te Rā: Wednesday 23rd October

Hui ki Porirua

Kei: Aotea Lodge, 65 Whitford Brown Ave, Papakowhai

Te Wā: 6pm

Te Rā: Wednesday 23rd October | Kei: Aotea Lodge, 65 Whitford Brown Ave, Papakowhai | Te Wā: 6pm

Te Rā: Thursday 24th October

Hui ki Ōtautahi

Kei: Quality Hotel, The Elms, 456 Papanui Road, Christchurch

Te Wā: 6pm

Te Rā: Thursday 24th October | Kei: Quality Hotel, The Elms, 456 Papanui Road | Te Wā: 6pm

Te Rā: Wednesday 30th October

Hui ki Whakatū

Kei: Ngāti Tama Office, 74 Waimea Road, Nelson

Te Wā: 6pm

Te Rā: Wednesday 30th October | Kei: Ngāti Tama Office, 74 Waimea Road, Nelson | Te Wā: 6pm

Additionally, information and feedback forms will be made available online and via post so that all registered iwi members have the opportunity to engage with the Trust.

Additionally, an online campaign and postal campaign will be launched so that all registered iwi members have the opportunity to engage with the Trust.

To RSVP or for further enquiries please contact Christina Harris Pakeho

Ngāti Tama ki Te Waipounamu Trust

To RSVP or for further enquiries please contact Christina Harris Pakeho

Phone: (03) 548 1740

Ngāti Tama ki Te Waipounamu Trust

Email: comms@ngati-tama.iwi.nz

Phone: (03) 548 1740

Email: comms@ngati-tama.iwi.nz

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Remember to apply whānau!

Parents (of children 17 years and under), tertiary students & adults can apply for:

Pre-school grant | up to $50 per year

Primary school grant | up to $100 per year

Intermediate school grant | up to $200 per year

Secondary School grant | up to $300 per year

Tertiary degree education grants | $1000 per year

Postgraduate scholarship | $2500 one off Non-degree, Poly-technical courses/trade training | up to $500 per year

Manaaki Grants | to $500 per year

To apply for a grant, you’ll need to be a registered iwi member of Ngāti Tama. Fill out the new application forms (available online or on request from the office) and return it to us. All grants (excluding the Manaaki grant) will have an open and close date for applying.

Manaaki Grants are open all year round

Applications are processed by staff before being presented to the Board for consideration. It is important to note that grants are not guaranteed and are accepted or declined in accordance with our grants policy. All applications are assessed on a case by case basis.

Ngāti Tama Ki Te Waipounamū Trust

P O Box 914, Nelson 7040

Ph. 03 548 1740

kaiawhina@ngati-tama.iwi.nz

Education Grant Recipient: Te Manawa Richmond

Message from: Joseph Rei and Anita Richmond

Just a little bio, Te Manawa moved to Melbourne when he was 4 years old and this is his first year back in Aotearoa. He is learning Te Reo and loving the rugby culture. Te Manawa has had the privilege of representing Australian state teams like the Melbourne Rebels U12 and Vic Boys Rugby Union U16 where he travelled to the UK and Europe on a rugby tour. The last photo is of him was taken last December in the UK.

Ngā mihi nui whānau mō ōu koutou tautoko!
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Kaumatua Day at Whakatū Marae

Earlier this year Ngāti Tama ki Te Waipounamu Trust hosted a Kaumātua Day at Whakatū Marae. Kaumātua from across Te Tauihu came together to attend a one-day hui to talk about health and discuss what’s important for them to be in a safe environment. The day provided health awareness in a holistic and mana enhancing way to create a comfortable space for our Kaumātua while ensuring tikanga and kawa were maintained. The hui covered Bowel Screening presented by Tui Lister, advance care planning by Carla Arkless, both from Nelson Marlborough DHB. As part of the day taonga were given to our Kaumātua, including a Ngāti Tama Waiata book and CD for spiritual and cultural health. They also received rākau with weka feathers for physical health and exercise. It was a beautiful day with some great kōrero.

Tūpuna Potraits, Nelson Provincial Museum

In August, the Nelson Provincial Museum invited iwi to view a number of unnamed portraits of tūpuna and whānau from Te Tauihu. This was an effort to identify the people in the images. These photos from the Nelson Museum glass plate photography collection had been categorised as ‘Māori’ or ‘unknown’. Two representatives from Ngāti Tama attended and were able to successfully identify several portraits. Such as this image on the left of Luke and Ngāwati Mitchell (nee Mōrehu).

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Tug boat blessing

Ngāti Tama Cultural Manager Te Ahu Rei led karakia and blessing of the new Huria Matenga II tug boat in July

Hosted by Port Nelson, we were joined by whānau of Huria Matenga, Ngāti Koata, Ngāti Kuia, Ngāti Rārua, Ngāti Apa kit e Rā Tō,Te Ātiawa, Nelson Mayor - Rachel Reese, Tasman District Council Mayor - Richard Kempthorne and Port Nelson Board of Directors.

The Huria Matenga II tug arrived into Port Nelson on Saturday 18 May 2019. Arriving from Vietnam, the tug was welcomed by the Port's existing tug fleet as well as the pilot and harbour master boats.

Pilot John Tregidga was aboard the Huria Matenga II, 35 years and 7 months since the Huria Matenga arrived at Port Nelson from Japan. John was part of the crew who sailed the Huria Matenga from Japan back in 1983.

Trust host the third Te Tauihu Māori Business Network

What a turn out at the Māori Business Network Forum in July! Ngāti Tama ki Te Waipounamu Trust offices played host to around 30 Māori Business owners and professionals from Te Tauihu The forum aims to support kōrero and networking between Māori business owners, industry professionals and Te Tauihu iwi.

We hers great kōrero from our guest speaker Keni Duke-Hetet, from Waka Group Architecture who spoke about his personal and professional journey as an Architectural Designer. Also, Ronnie Gibson facilitated an engaging workshop session. Hui are hosted by a different group each round with new facilitators and presenters. The next hui date is yet to be confirmed but keep an eye out on our Facebook for more information.

Credit: Tim Cuff
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Credit: Christina Harris Pakeho

Ko te pariwhakaoho te awa

Ko Tokomaru te waka

Ko Ngāti Tama te iwi

Ko Huriawa te taniwha

Ko Waikoropupū te puna

Ko Onetahua te Marae

Ko Te Ao Mārama te whare

Nō Whakatū ahau

Kei Ōtautahi ahau e noho ana

Ko Nikita Day tōku ingoa

Tēnā koutou katoa;

As someone who spent many years disconnected from my Ngāti Tama side, it was one of the most powerful experiences of my life to be welcomed with open arms. It was for this reason that I wanted to be involved with Ngāti Tama to connect further with my whānau. I also decided to become a trustee to utilise my education to advance Ngāti Tama ki Te Tauihu. It is an absolute privilege and joy to be able to work with such passionate people for our whānau.

Outside of Ngāti Tama I work as a graduate lawyer at Greenwood Roche in Ōtautahi specialising in commercial property law with a sub focus on forestry. I have found the skills I have learnt both during my studies and my mahi to be useful around the table.

I am very passionate about using the law as a vehicle for change and the advancement of Te Ao Māori. In recent months I have written submissions on behalf of Ngāti Tama ki te Waipounamu on the Kāinga ora - Homes and Communities Bill, the Climate Change Response (Zero Carbon) Amendment Bill and the proposed changes to the Overseas Investment Act 2005.

I am also passionate about developing the wellbeing of Ngāti Tama ki Te Tauihu in all aspects including mental and physical health, community/ sense of belonging, language, education and career aspirations and financial security. This is something I believe the board continues to work toward.

Jane de Feu, sharing treasures via Social Media

#mytaonga: if you search that term on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram you will see conversation threads about peoples most precious taonga. This is all part of the current Kura Pounamu exhibition, presented by Te Papa and Ngāi Tahu, and now showcasing at the Nelson Provincial Museum. A collection of over 200 precious taonga are now on display, Kura Pounamu tells the story of some rare pieces, such as an 800 year old toki. The collection is on display at the Nelson Provincial Museum until November 24th.

Credit: Stuff.co.nz Ngāti Tama ki Te Tauihu Page
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Te Ataarangi Reo Māori Course Celebration

Students of the Te Ataarangi Te Reo Māori, Level 2 paper celebrated the completion of the 10 week course. Hosted at Ngāti Tama offices, the language course encourages all whānau and friends of Ngāti Tama partook in language learning. There will be one last block course, and the start date will be announced on our Ngāti Tama website.

Te Ipukarea 2019

Te Tauihu o te Waka a Māui Manawhenua Inter-Iwi Sports Day

Date: 7th of December.

Venue: Motueka Recreation Grounds, Motueka Sports: NETBALL, BASKETBALL, KĪORAHI

Referred to as Pā Wars, this inter-tribal event includes Ngāti Rārua, Rangitāne o Wairau, Ngāti Toa Rangatira, Ngāti Tama, Ngāti Kuia, Ngāti Koata, Ngāti Apa ki te Rā Tō and Te Ātiawa.

This year's event will be hosted by Ngāti Rārua and supported by a Committee made up of representatives from each of the eight iwi from Te Tauihu.

Do you have a new pēpi in your whānau? Make sure to register them

Have you welcomed a new pēpi to your whānau recently? Make sure to register all your whānau members who whakapapa to Ngāti Tama.

Visit www.ngatitama.iwi.nz for registration forms or contact the office to update your details.

If you are interested in entering a team or want to know more information contact cultural@ngati-tama.iwi.nz

Host schedule to date:

Ngāti Koata 2018 Ngāti Apa Ki Te Rā Tō 2019 Ngāti Rārua 2020 Ngāti Toa
2017
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Kingi Gilbert Associate Trustee

Iwi: Ngāti Tama, Ngāti Rarua, Ngāti Maniapoto, Ngāti Whakaue

Hapū: Paretona

Ki te pae tawhiti, marea ngā wero. Where technology and culture intersect it is important to have collective input, to understand if we are asking the right questions so that the impact on our whānau and our tāonga is positive. I am focussed on being a responsible and thoughtful associate trustee for our whānau. A graduate of the Wharton Aresty Institute of Excellence and A.U.T Marketing/Advertising with two kōtiro and Hawaiian wife. Mauri ora.

Deryk Mason – Ngāti Tama Representative

Ko Ngāti Tama - Te Ātiawa ngā iwi

Ko Meihana tōku whānau

Ko tōkū tūpuna ko Haurangi Meihana

I have a daughter and 3 grandsons in Brisbane and a sister here in Nelson. Since my retirement from a global packaging manufacturer after 25 years in Auckland I have returned to Nelson. To keep myself fit I volunteered to the Brook Waimārama Sanctuary and have contributed to the completion and maintenance of the biosecurity fence. Last month I was accepted as trustee representing Ngāti Tama and Te Ātiawa (Tokomaru Waka) on the Brook Waimārama Sanctuary Trust. This is one of three waka iwi seats on the board.

Christina Harris Pakeho – Communications Manager

Iwi: Ngāti Raukawa, Ngāti Maniapoto, Te Rarawa

Hapū: Ngāti Waenganui

I was born and raised in the Waikato, the youngest of 7 and an aunty to 22 minions. I moved to Nelson to be with my partner who is a local and lived here all his life. I am so grateful to be working in an iwi environment and hope that I can bring value to the iwi. I studied Communications at Unitec, Auckland, and have a background in the not-for-profit sector, media, marketing and government sector.

Katene Burge

Associate Trustee

Johannah
Ngāti
ki Te
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Photo credit: Kate MacPherson
Tama
Tauihu
Kingi Gilbert Deryk Mason Christina Harris Pakeho
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The Wānanga is aimed at Maori youth who are aged Under 10 yrs and Under 13 yrs.

Whakatū Marae | Sunday, 15 Sept 2019 | 9 am Pōwhiri

1. Promote the use of Te Reo Māori.

2. Enhance your knowledge of Tikanga Māori.

3. Build and enhance your knowledge and understanding of Whanaungatanga, Te Kōtahitanga and Manaakitanga

4. Develop and enhance fundamental skills of Rugby.

To RSVP and for more information contact dayveens@gmail.com

Whānau, Hapū & Iwi Wānanga

Tuesday 17 September

Te Hora Marae, 14 Te Hora Pā Road, Canvastown

Pōwhiri 9.30am

Ngāti Tama Supreme Court Decision

Policy:

NZ Biodiversity Strategy

A National Policy Statement for Indigenous Biodiversity

Deer Management

Whitebait

Lizards

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Whakatū

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Kaitiaki Design by Robin Slow

The form of the design suggests the form of the rohe. The tohorā sits on the outside edge with the manu inside, wings extended. Plant life is also indicated. In the centre, in red, sits Tama

Ngāti Tama Tangata Design by Robin Slow

A photograph on the Tama building of people using taiaha is the inspiration for the design. The kōwhaiwhai is of Ngāti Tama and is used on a number of buildings and heke throughout the area.

Contact

Ngāti Tama Ki Te Waipounamū Trust

P O Box 914

Nelson 7040

Ph. 03 548 1740

www.ngati-tama.iwi.nz

kaiawhina@ngati-tama.iwi.nz

kaiawhina@ngati-tama.iwi.nz

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Please contact us if your whānau would like to provide a framed image of your Ngāti Tama tupuna to include with those we already have displayed in our Nelson Office. us!
Ngāti Tama ki Te Tauihu
Department of Conservation

Ngāti Tama Whānau Engagement Hui

Te Rā: Monday 21st October

Kei: Jetpark Hotel, 63 Westney Road, Mangere, Auckland

Te Wā: 6pm

Te Rā: Tuesday 22nd October

Kei: Auotolodge Conference Hotel, 393, Devon Street East, New Plymouth

Te Wā: 6pm

Te Rā: Wednesday 23rd October

Kei: Aotea Lodge, 65 Whitford Brown Ave, Papakowhai

Te Wā: 6pm

Te Rā: Thursday 24th October

Kei: Quality Hotel, The Elms, 456 Papanui Road, Christchurch

Te Wā: 6pm

Te Rā: Wednesday 30th October

Kei: Ngāti Tama Office, 74 Waimea Road, Nelson

Te Wā: 6pm

Ngāti Tama Ki Te Waipounamū Trust P O Box 914 Nelson 7040 Ph. 03 548 1740 www.ngati-tama.iwi.nz
kaiawhina@ngati-tama.iwi.nz

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