Nati Link Issue Two June 2010 Editor/Writer: Jasmine Kaa Design: Jasmine Kaa & Stan Baldwin Cover Image: This months cover features Moerangi Tihore as her character “Dynasty” in the movie “Boy”. To find out more about Moerangi go to pg. 44 of this issue. Image courtesy Whenua Films. Nati Link Online would appreciate your feedback, suggestions or contributions for future issues. Please contact Jasmine Kaa firstname.lastname@example.org Tel 06 867 9960 Te Runanga o Ngati Porou
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p. 3 : From The Chair Kaupapa Matua p. 6: Remember Cyclone Bola p. 9: Ngati Porou Primary Sector Meets With Massey Kaupapa Rangatahi p. 11: Uawa Students Re-Work Shakespeare Classic p. 13: Youth Week in Ruatorea Nga Korero o Te Kainga p.15: Opening of New Wharenui at Pōtaka Marae p. 17: Mataiki Launch of Te Ururangi o Te Matauranga Motuhake p. 19: Moteatea Focus of New PhD’s Research Nati Kei Tawahi p. 20: All White Striker’s Coastie Connection Nga Korero o Te Runanga p. 22: Have Your Say: The Future of The Iwi Is In Your Hands. p. 30: Nga Kaitieki - Runanga Trustees p. 31 How does the Ministerial Review of the Foreshore and Seabed Act affect our Deed of Agreement? p. 34: Workshops Prep Rangatahi for 2010 Te Rangitawaea Festival p. 36: Te Rangitawaea Digital Photo Exhibition to Open at Toihoukura p. 38: Profile: Mark Ngata, GM of NPSG Matauranga Ngati Porou p. 44: BOY CRAZY: Natis’ Fall For Taika’s New Film p. 47: Natiwood on the East Coast:How to Make a Movie In 48 Hours p. 50: Ngārimu VC and 28th (Māori) Battalion Memorial Scholarships
Nati Link would like to thank the following writers for their contributions to this issue: Dr. Apirana Mahuika Chris Karamea Insley Julie Radice Hinekehu Collier-Campbell Kerry Kururangi Ani Pahuru-Huriwai Massey University Kahui Legal Richard Tuhaka Ministry of Education
From The Chair
Kei te mihi atu ki nga whanau , hapu o Ngati Porou, mo nga tautoko mo nga mahi kua mahia, a, me wera hoki e mahia ana hei painga mo tatau me wa tatou tamariki, mokopuna. Kei te pouri hoki te ngakau mo wo tatau mate Tuatini kua wehe atu nei i a tatau. Many criticisms have been made by a few, concerning TRONP yet a history of TRONP will clearly show: 1. The number of businesses established by TRONP, as in fisheries, farming, forestry. Social services as in health, radio, youth 2. workers, housing etc Those who claim that TRONP has achieved “nothing” is speaking utter nonsense! These established enterprises employ many Ngati Porou individuals- whether they are supporters of TRONP or not, and Ngati Porou or not I acknowledge also the tremendous work that our Te Haeata negotiators are doing in respect of our Treaty Claims on our behalf. For Te Haeata to do it’s work it has to find it’s own funding and Teepa Wawatai has to be mentioned for his sterling efforts in this regard. The first set of funding was similarly found by myself and We are heavily engaged in discussing a way forward for the sciences to be part of our primary James Johnston, by a series of negotiations with Crown Forest Rental Trust and the Office of Treaty Settleindustries in farming, fisheries, forestry and ments. Without these funds, we would not have had alternative uses for our marginal lands. the means to pursue our claims. I acknowledge the massive task in this area During this period however, TRONP has had to deal undertaken by Chris Insley and Monty Soutar, with applications of hearings of urgency, brought by without whom my own role in advocating for science would not have had the impact and effect some, as a means of undermining our negotiations, but it has had on a number of people. I must also pay to date, to no avail. However, those in opposition homage to Reece of FORST and to Piripi for their continue with their applications to...