Proposal to enter St Faiths Anglican Church on the NZ Heritage List as Wahi Tupuna

Correspondence has been received from the Heritage NZ Pouhere Tonga office advising that the Maori Heritage Council are considering a proposal to enter St Faiths Anglican Church on the NZ Heritage List as a wahi tupuna. A notice will go into the Rotorua Daily Post on Wednesday 11 January 2017, requesting submissions on the proposal requesting letters for / or against the proposal through to 10 Feb 2017.

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Te Komiti Nui – A New Approach

Tena tatau Ngati Whakaue. You may be aware by now that Ngati Whakaue is no longer on the active work programme to negotiate the settlement its extant historical Treaty of Waitangi claims.  The ‘pause’ in negotiations followed a special general meeting in September, where Ngati Whakaue voted to reject the Crowns position for settlement with Ngati Whakaue.  You will see from the 2016 AGM summaries [click here] where Iwi attendees directed Te Komiti Nui to keep lines of communications open and resume negotiations with the Crown as well as explore all options to advance Ngati Whakaue’s extant historical Treaty of Waitangi claims to a conclusion. The Trustees have listened to the iwi and have been working hard to create a new

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Rotorua Trail Trust Strategy needs your input

“Ka pū te ruha, ka hao te rangatahi” The Rotorua district is rich in recreational spaces, including the 5,600 hectare Whakarewarewa Forest. In addition to the Forest network, there are a number of trails across the district managed by the Department of Conservation (DoC). Also within the district is Te Ara Ahi, the 48km cycle trail developed as part of Nga Haerenga (NZ Cycle Trails). The walking and horse riding trails in the Forest have for many years been maintained by Rotorua Lakes Council (RLC). In May 2016, the responsibility for the maintenance and development of the mountain bike tracks was taken over by the newly-founded Rotorua Trails Trust. The aim of the Trust is to develop, manage and advocate

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Assets Trust Annual Report 2016

Ko Te Kotahitanga o Ngāti Whakaue tēnei e mihi atu ki a koutou e ngā kārangatanga maha, me ngā mahuetanga iho o ngā matua tūpuna. Kia kaha ki a tātou katoa ki te mahi tahi ki te awhi i ngā whānau me ngā tāngata katoa. I am delighted to present the 2015-2016 Annual Report on behalf of the Ngāti Whakaue Assets Trust. Na, Katie Paul Chair, Te Kotahitanga o Ngati Whakaue Assets Trust

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