Gordon Campbell | Parliament TV | Parliament Today | News Video | Crime | Employers | Housing | Immigration | Legal | Local Govt. | Maori | Welfare | Unions | Youth | Search

 

Ngati Kahungunu Scholarships Awards Evening

Ngati Kahungunu Iwi Incorporated Scholarships Awards Evening

Ngati Kahungunu Iwi Inc. celebrated the inaugural scholarships awards evening at the Heretaunga Park Community and Conference Centre, Hastings on Friday 16 July.

Ngati Kahungunu has been awarding education scholarships for four years. On Friday, more than 30 of the 60 recipients attended with their families. Each scholarship was worth $1,000.

Dr Rangimarie Turuki Rose Pere presented the keynote speech on Te Wheke, a celebration of infinite wisdom. Dr Pere is an inspirational and motivational speaker bringing the gifts of Te Ao Kohatu, the Ancient world, into its modern context. Her speech provided challenges to Ngati Kahungunu to be assertive in their education and development as descendents of a great ancestor.

The kaleidoscope of talent and hunger across the vast array of educational disciplines was an overwhelming surprise for the recipients, for their whanau and for the iwi. It all augurs well for the future of Kahungunu across the wide spectrum of challenges that this iwi faces in education, health, business and cultural development.

Christine Teariki, Ngati Kahungunu Iwi Inc. Deputy Chair, said that the iwi is committed to be supporting and honouring educational achievements and the success of the evening will ensure that this will be an annual celebration for Ngati Kahungunu.

Kym Hamilton, Educational Manager for the Iwi, said she was amazed at the calibre of our people succeeding in the education system.

Robert Joseph who is completing his PhD in Law at Waikato University said how important and exasperating education has been, but at the end of the day his qualification will support his whanau, hapu, iwi and the whole community and that it was ‘cool’ to be Kahungunu!

Ngahiwi Tomoana

Chairman

Ngati Kahungunu Iwi Incorporated

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

Gordon Campbell: On The Peters/Ardern Triumph

There are a lot of good reasons to feel joyful about this outcome. It is what so many young voters – the best hope for the country’s future – wanted.

Far more important than the implications for the Economy Gods ( is the dollar up or down? ) last night’s outcome will also mean many, many vulnerable New Zealanders will have a better life over the next three years at least.

Yet the desire for change was in the majority, across the country..>>>More


Reaction

Labour on its agreement |Peters: Post-Election Announcement Speech | Greenpeace “cautiously hopeful” about new Government | ACT - Madman on the loose | E tū ecstatic | Chamber welcomes the outcome | Greens on their joining Govt | EDS welcomes new govt | Immigrant groups worry | Feds ready to engage new coalition government | Labour Ministers of the Crown announced

 

Climate: Increasing Greenhouse Emissions Hit NZ

New Zealand is seeing impacts of excess greenhouse gas emissions in our climate and oceans, according to the latest national report from the Ministry for the Environment and Stats NZ about the state of the atmosphere and climate…More>>

ALSO:


Wellington.Scoop: Arrests At Blockade Of "Weapons Expo"

“We encourage people in Wellington to get down to the Westpac Stadium now for a day of awesome peace action. There will be plenty of food, music and activities to keep us sustained through the day.” More>>

ALSO:

Rorschach Restructuring: PSA Taking Inland Revenue To Court Over Psychometrics

The Public Service Association will be seeing Inland Revenue in Employment Court over its intention to psychometrically test employees reapplying for their roles at the department as part of its controversial Business Transformation restructuring plan. More>>

ALSO:

Nuclear Disarmament: Nobel Peace Prize 2017 Awarded To ICAN

Congratulations from iCAN Aotearoa New Zealand to international iCAN, the other iCAN national campaigns and partner organisations, and the countless organisations and individuals who have worked so hard for a nuclear weapons-free world since 1945. More>>

ALSO:

Expenses: Waikato DHB CEO Resigns

An independent inquiry has identified that Dr Murray had spent more than the agreed $25K allocated for relocation costs, and other unauthorized expenses involving potential financial breaches of the chief executive’s obligations. More>>

ALSO:

Wellington.Scoop: Sad About The Trolley Buses?

The Regional Council’s MetLink is today spending money to tell us that it really loves Wellington’s trolley buses, even though they’re all being taken off our roads by the end of this month. More>>

ALSO:

Post-Election: Preliminary Coalition Talks Begin

New Zealand First will hold post-election preliminary discussions in Wellington with the National Party tomorrow morning and the Labour Party tomorrow afternoon. More>>

 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • PARLIAMENT
  • POLITICS
  • REGIONAL
 
 

Featured InfoPages

Opening the Election