Ngā mate

Ken Rau (Bulldog)

My love
What am I to say, the time we spent won’t go away
I’ll miss you forever, no one will know the love we shared we always did show.
So sorry I missed you but bear in mind the love we had was one of a kind.
Forever love you my love.
Rest peacefully on Taupiri,
Nā Matekino (Ria) Morgan.

Te Hapū o Ngāti Wheke are celebrating wāhine

Matekino Morgan (Ria), the daughter of Bill and Mere Morgan (née Riwai Tauwhare) returned home this festive season.

Matekino has a wide range of achievements to her credit including five children, one of which (Mihiata), was for her tuahine (sister), Raukura and Maurice Rehu. Her eldest son celebrated his 40th birthday on 13 January; and her second son, Rue Jade Morgan, performed the wero at the opening of the wharekai at Ōtākou Marae last year.

Matekino’s academic achievements are as follows:
1997: CHCH S.B.E.C Small Business Enterprise Centre, Business Skills Certificate
2001: Te Whare Wānanga O Te Waipounamu Social Services Certificate
2004: Te Wānanga O Aotearoa Employment Skills National Certificate
2010-11: Ngā Maata Waka National Dip N.Z.Q.A Level 6 Social Work
2013: Te Wānanga O Aotearoa  Certificate Papa Whairawa
2013: Te Wānanga O Aotearoa National Certificate Financial Literacy Level one

Bill and Mere have thirteen grandchildren and fifty-plus great-grandchildren. Aroha nui ki a kōrua. Nā Te Whānau Morgan.

Te Hapū o Ngāti Wheke Inc

Nominations for the Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu Alternate Representative position
The Te Hapū o Ngāti Wheke Inc. Appointment Committee formally calls for nominations for the Te Hapū o Ngāti Wheke Alternate Representative position to Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu.

The Appointment Committee is tasked with the process of appointing the Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu Alternate Representative in accordance with clause 16(2)(c) of the Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu Act 1996.

Nominations open on Monday 10 February, 2014 and close at 5.00pm on Friday 7 March, 2014.
For a nomination form, including the eligibility criteria, please call Te Hapū o Ngāti Wheke Inc Rūnanga Office on 03 328 9415 or email to [email protected] and request the nomination information forms.

Herena Stone
Te Hapū o Ngāti Wheke Inc (Rāpaki Rūnanga) Appointment Committee.