Re-building planned at ancient river marae

Tamahaki Kaunihera o Ngā Hapū Re-building planned at ancient river marae “Nā te punga i kawe ai ngā ngārehu a kāinga” – It is the punga that carries the burning embers home. Whānau belonging to an ancient Whanganui river marae are moving forward with plans to re-build. Members of Te Whānau o Mangapāpapa and the

‘H’ to be added to Wanganui District name

The spelling of Wanganui District will be corrected to ‘Whanganui District’ – reflecting the views of the Wanganui District Council (WDC), local iwi and public submitters, Land Information Minister Louise Upston said today. “Having reviewed the WDC’s proposal, all public submissions and other materials I’ve agreed that the spelling of the local authority district name

Tamahaki council calls for unity

MEDIA RELEASE: FOR IMMEDIATE USE Friday, 6 November 2015, Whanganui Tamahaki council calls for unity Work to protect and uplift the interests of Tamahaki families has not let up since the occupation of Tieke kāinga in the Whanganui National Park began in 1993, says Tamahaki Kaunihera o Ngā Hapū. Chairman Paora (Baldy) Haitana said the