Te Rūnanga o Awarua Charitable Trust

Notice to Reschedule the Special Meeting
Sunday, 13 November 2016 at 1pm.

Te Rūnanga o Awarua wishes to inform all members and potential members of the rūnanga about the rescheduling of the Rūnanga Special Meeting to call for nominations for members of the Rūnanga Appointment Committee. The Appointment Committee will be responsible for appointing the Representative and Alternate Representative of the rūnanga to represent the interests of the rūnanga at meetings of Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu.

For further information and nomination forms for the Appointment Committee please contact the Te Rūnanga o Awarua office. The written forms and requirements are to be received by Te Rūnanga o Awarua at the Special Meeting on 13 November 2016, 1pm.

Please note only those persons who have established their entitlement to be members of the rūnanga by 13 November 2016 will receive voting papers for this postal ballot. All persons eligible to become a member of the rūnanga are encouraged to apply to be registered as a member of Te Rūnanga o Awarua. Members of the rūnanga who have previously been registered are encouraged to ensure that their contact details as held by Te Rūnanga o Awarua are correct.

Please contact the office for further information and if you have any questions. Te Rūnanga o Awarua. Email: [email protected] or [email protected] Phone: 03 212 6029.

Kaumātua Christmas lunch

Te Rau Aroha Marae will be holding a Christmas lunch for Bluff senior citizens on Tuesday 6 December, 2016, commencing at 12.30pm. Entertainment will be provided by the Bluff Community School kapa haka group.

If you live in Bluff and would like to come along and catch up with your friends, share some festive fare and entertainment, please contact Jacqui or Sharon on 212 7205 by 21 November to confirm your attendance for catering purposes as numbers are limited.


If members have an item of interest they wish to share with te whānau o Ngāi Tahu please contact Tina: 03 212 6029 or email: [email protected].

Membership database

We are constantly updating our membership database and have found that many members’ children have had children of their own who require registering. If you are one of these people we encourage you to contact us on 03 212 6029 or email: [email protected] to request registration form/s.

NB: If your enquiries relate to registering with Ngāi Tahu please contact the Whakapapa Unit on 0800 524 8248.

We also encourage members who have changed residential or email addresses to update their details by contacting the rūnanga on the above number or email address.