Ngā mate
To all our whānau suffering the loss of loved one at this time, Waihao Rūnanga extends its deepest sympathy.

He pēpi
Our congratulations to all the whānau who have welcomed a pēpi.

Rā whānau

Happy birthday to everyone celebrating birthdays this month.

Te Rūnanga o Waihao postal vote

Te Rūnanga o Waihao Inc has extended its nomination period to call for nominations for the appointment committee. These nominations must be in writing and addressed to the rūnanga manager, marked ‘Confidential’ to 26 Māori Road, RD 10, Waimate 7980. Nomination forms are available from: [email protected] and must be received by the Te Rūnanga o Waihao office by Friday 5pm on 22 January 2016.

Marae visits

It was a pleasure to welcome Craighead and Waimate High Schools for their excursions to the marae this month. All together 140 students and accompanying teachers and adults have attended or stayed overnight at the marae.


We welcome contributions from whānau for Te Pānui Rūnaka. If you wish to contribute, please send your news and/or stories to the office. We are also requesting that all rūnanga members provide current contact details with the office.