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General Items and Māori News for the Week Ending 26 February 2016 (5/2016)

General Items and Māori News for the Week Ending 26 February 2016 (5/2016)

 

  • Aligned with the freshwater reforms, The Ministry for the Environment has released a Te Mana o Te Wai funding application guide for 2016 (circa 36 pages).  The purpose of the Te Mana o Te Wai Fund is to enable Māori to improve water quality of freshwater bodies by:
    • supporting iwi/hapū to play an active part in improving the water quality of their local freshwater bodies;
    • enabling iwi/hapū to actively participate in managing their local freshwater bodies;
    • developing partnerships and working in collaboration with others; and
    • assisting iwi/hapū and the wider community to recognise the importance of fresh water in supporting a healthy ecosystem, including supporting human health.

http://www.housing.msd.govt.nz/information-for-housing-providers/register/index.html#Prioritisedethnicityofmainapplicantnbsp31Decembernbsp20155

 

  • Professor Wiremu Doherty has been appointed permanent Chief Executive of Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi.


[1] Some applicants will then be invited to proceed to stage two.

[2] 2015 data.

[3] Note this is the ethnicity of the primary application on the register for new housing (not the transfer register which is separate).

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