Rongowhakaata

Kaitieki o Ngati Maru, Ngati Kaipoho, Ngai Tawhiri, Ngati Ruapani ki Turanga

Rongowhakaata Membership Roll

Negotiations are getting close to a Deed of Settlement of the historical Treaty claims of Rongowhakaata including Nga Uri o Te Kooti Rikirangi.

Rongowhakaata will soon be asked to vote in a postal ballot on the settlement and Post Settlement Governance Entity arrangements to receive the settlement redress.

If you are a member of Rongowhakaata, please make sure that you and all of your whanau (including those overseas) are registered so that we can contact you.

Go here to download a membership form or call 0800 RONGOWHAKAATA or email info@rongowhakaata.iwi.nz and we  will send you a membership form.

Agenda – Special General Meeting 28th August, 2011

Rongowhakaata Hui A Iwi commencing at 9.30am

Rongowhakaata Special General Meeting commencing at 11am

Sunday, 28 August 2011

at Te Kuri a Tuatai Marae, Lytton Road, GISBORNE

The Rongowhakaata Charitable Trust (“RCT”) unanimously agreed on 29 July 2011 that a Special General Meeting (“SGM”) will be held on 28 August 2011 to formally approve the
changes to the RCT constitution as agreed by Rongowhakaata on 25 June 2011.  This was publicly notified at the Rongowhakaata Hui a Iwi held on 30 July 2011.

The SGM will be preceded by the monthly Hui a Iwi where the Rongowhakaata Settlement Trust, as approved on 30 July 2011, will be formally approved together with the proposed
Strategic Business Plan for Turanga Group Holdings.

Copies of all documentation for the Rongowhakaata Hui a Iwi and RCT SGM will be available from the RCT Office, Manutuke, from 21 August 2011.  For any queries,
please contact the Rongowhakaata Lead Negotiator (Willie Te Aho) through willie.teaho@icsolutions.co.nz or 021768462.

Tutekawa Wyllie
Chair                                   

Rongowhakaata Charitable Trust             

Hui A Iwi Reminder Notice & Venue Change

Rongowhakaata Charitable Trust

Rongowhakaata Hui A Iwi

Saturday, 30 July 2011
Whakato Marae, Whakato Road, MANUTUKE
Commencing at 10.00am.

Please note that the venue has changed to Whakato Marae

Agenda

1.   Karakia / Mihi

2.  Apologies

3.  Treaty Claims Update

  • Deed of Settlement
  • PSGE Update

4.   Previous Minutes – Hui a Iwi 25.6.11

5.   Financial Report

6.   Rongowhakaata Charitable Trust Update

  • Company Reports
  • Marae Reports

7.   General Business

 

Tutekawa Wyllie
Chair
Rongowhakaata Trust

Sweet sounds of Rongowhakaata Rangatahi

From the Matatini to Turanga FM recording studio, kia mau te wehi o Rongowhakaata whanui, Phillip Tarawa (Raewyn Edwards mokopuna) and Hukanui Brown (son of Whata and mokopuna of Aunty Maude) have provided our Iwi with a classy jingle for radio, which celebrates who we are and encourages whanau to connect with our website – tino ataahua tenei taonga – thank you Phil me Huka – beautiful talented Rangatahi who love their Whanau,  Iwi and Manutuke, very humbling their awhi and aroha.

Nga tini nga whetu – we are blessed with beautiful stars whanau

Click here to listen:   Rongowhakaata Trust Song Jingle

Te Kuri a Tuatai manaaki 3,500 people over R&V

As we all know Rythym and Vines fever hits Turanga with a vengence for a week over the new year period, what many of us don’t realise is that Te Kuri a Tuatai Marae Whanau have a contract with the R&V team and for the last 3 years have provided a camp site for approximately 7,000 people to date. This year Te Kuri efforts hit 3,500 people catered for at the Marae, with a working team of 44 whanau covering all aspects of manaakitanga, apart from the cooking, (watch this space) with no issues, just happy people.  Big steps for the Marae whanau in meeting the overall objective ‘Marae development’ check the photo’s on their page and ka nui te mihi ki te Te Kuri a Tuatai mo tena ‘skills ; organisation / event management

Rongowhakaata Post Settlement Entity – we need your feedback

Rongowhakaata Settlement – we need your support…Your views are really important in shaping the new Rongowhakaata entity for our iwi settlements – please provide your feedback here.

 

This information goes to our PSGE post settlement governance group (whanau specialists committed to making this work for our iwi – mahi aroha) – all feedback will be posted generically by the end of Jan, with Wanaanga scheduled for Waitangi Day, 4th Feb 2011, Manutuke.

Nga Tama Toa – Prize of Citizenship

Ka nui te mihi kia koutou – kei te maumamahara matou kia Uncle Darcy ma ko tenei kaupapa

Ko tenei korero e pā ana ki te pukapuka rongonui nei, ara Nga Tama Toa: The Price of Citizenship.

Kei te whakamāoritia nga korero, ā, ko Te Runanga o Ngati Porou kei te whakahaere i te kaupapa nei, i raro ano o te mana i tukua mai e nga morehu o C Company o Nga Taonga a Nga Tama Toa Trust.

Ko te reo ake o nga iwi o Te Tairawhiti te reo e whaia ana. Kei te rekoatatia nga korero, ā, kei te whakaahuatia hoki nga wānanga nei i te paetukutuku. Ka whakamāoritia nga korero kua putu ki roto i te pukapuka nei, kia mau tonu ai te ia me te mita o nga reo o nga iwi o C Company, hei taonga tuku iho ma nga uri whakatipu. Ko te reo, ko nga reo ake o Te Whanau a Apanui, Ngai Tai, Rongowhakaata, Te Aitanga a Mahaki, Ngai Tamanuhiri me Ngati Porou.

I whakaarohia me whakahaere nga korero kua whakamaoritia hei kura wananga, ā, hei wenei wānanga ka puta nga uiui me nga whakautu mo nga take e pa ana ki nga whakamāori kua oti. He painga ka puta i nga wānanga nei mo nga tauira o Te Tairawhiti whanui e hiahia ana ki te ako me te pupuri i te reo ake o konei hei taonga mo ake tonu.

No Rongowhakaata te karanga kia huiNga Tama T hei te tau hou ki roto tonu o Manutuke. Ko Papa Lewis Moeau kua whakamaori i a Chapter 7 Wiriwiri Kau ana: Crete coming of age.

A te:    Taite 27 o Hanuere 2010

11am – 2pm

Ki:       Manutuke Marae

Nga take:

  1. 1. Wānanga i te kaupapa – Walton Walker
  2. 2. Pānui i te Chapter 7 – Lewis Moeau

Na reira  nau mai haere mai! Mo wetahi atu whakamarama, whakapa atu ki a Sarah Pohatu ki 06 8679960, ki runga imera rānei ki spohatu@tronp.org.nz