Ngā mate

We wish to acknowledge the passing of Echelon Gavin of Ngāti Kurī, who passed away on 19 June. Echelon is a descendant of Tame Norton and Tangitu. Our aroha is with the Gavin whānau. E moe e te tāua.

He pēpi

Katea Karakia Ripikoi-Thompson i whānau mai i te 10 May, an 8lb baby girl born at Waitakere Hospital in Auckland to proud parents Kama and Aidan Ripikoi-Thompson and big brother Malek-Tawana; and mokopuna of Rosalind Gemmell-Ripikoi and the late Sharland Ripikoi (Rip).

Katea is the second great-grandchild of Moana and Henry Gemmell. Nau mai haere mai e te mokopuna.

Welcome to Baby Katea.

Welcome to Baby Katea.

Volunteers required

If anyone is interested in becoming a volunteer for the Department of Conservation, they are looking for seal-loving people to help out at Ōhau Point to help care and protect another of our taonga. Anyone interested should contact Brett Cowan on 03 319 6891 or 03 572 9100 and leave a message.

Notice of venue for rūnanga meeting

Due to the rebuild of our whare kai, our next rūnanga meeting will be held in the supper room at the Kaikōura Memorial Hall at 10am on 10 August. Nau mai, haere mai.