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Rangatakapū Summit

Nau mai Ngā uri o te awa tupua ki te wānanga tuarua

This is the second of two summits held this yea…

Conserving seeds to fight plant extinction

Collecting and storing seeds is a way of potentially saving native trees from extinction, and Whanga…

Election of trustees for Ngā Tāngata Tiaki O Whanganui for the 2018-2021 term

Ruruku WhakatupuaThe Whanganui River Deed of Settlement, Ruruku Whakatupua, was signed at Rānana on …

Election of Trustees for Ngā Tāngata Tiaki O Whanganui for the 2018-2021 Term

Please find a link to a pānui regarding the nomination of Trustees to Ngā Tāngata Tiaki o Whanganui Trust by Te Rūnanga o Te Awa Tupua for the 2018-2021 term.

In summary, the pānui outlines the following:

Te Rūnanga o Te Awa Tupua nominations process to fill three (3) Trustee positions open 1 September 2017 – a copy of the official nomination form can be obtained via this link:

Individual nom…


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