- Timoti Te Heuheu passed away last Thursday.
- Philip Broughton (Ngāti Kahungunu and Ngāi Tahu) has been appointed as a member of the Education New Zealand Board.
- Dr Selwyn Katene (Ngāti Toa, Ngāti Tūwharetoa, Ngāruahine, Ngāti Tama) has been appointed as the Massey University Assistant Vice-Chancellor – Māori and Pasifika.
- Enid Ratahi–Pryor (Ngāti Awa) has been appointed to the Housing New Zealand Corporation Board.
- On Monday Nelson’s first Kura Kaupapa Māori was opened, (Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Tuia Te Matangi).
- Last weekend an official opening was held for Pipiriki forest, Taranaki. (Pipiriki is twenty hectares of Māori owned wetland. The area has been fenced and stock-proofed with assistance from the Māori Trustee, Te Puni Kōkiri, and other organisations.)
- Last Monday the Minister of Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment, Steven Joyce, confirmed that $1 million would be invested into He Toki 2.0, a Canterbury Māori Trade-Training initiative. He Toki 2.0 will be offered through Te Tapuae o Rēhua with support from Te Puni Kōkiri, which will oversee the initiative, along with the Ministry for Social Development and the Tertiary Education Commission.
- On Monday the Glenn Family Foundation announced the launch of the ‘Otara Project’. The project is focused on child and community wellbeing (reducing child abuse and domestic violence), and will receive $8 million from the Foundation. The Glenn Family Foundation has pledged $80 million to national initiatives of this nature.
- Te Whānau ā Apanui and Greenpeace are appealing the High Court’s decision not to overturn a permit to drill for oil off the East Cape, which has been issued to Petrobras (a Brazilian oil company). The Gisborne District Council has also approved, without public notification, a consent for TAG Oil and the Apache Corporation to construct an oil drilling platform on a property north-east of Te Karaka.
- Enviroschools Taranaki and Taratahi Agricultural Training Centre have signed new agreements to provide agricultural training on Parininihi ki Waitotara Incorporation farms.
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