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Māori News for the Week Ending 24 June 2016 (21/2016)

Māori News for the Week Ending 24 June 2016 (21/2016)

 

  • This week the Minister for Māori Development, Te Ururoa Flavell, is leading a Māori business delegation on a six-day culture and trade mission to South Korea and Japan.
  • Jeremy MacLeod has been selected by a cluster of iwi from Te Tairāwhiti to be their representative on Te Mātāwai, the incoming Māori language entity.  (Te Mātāwai will have 13 representatives.  Seven of these will be selected by respective iwi clusters.)
  • Sir Ralph Norris and Sir Mark Solomon have both been acknowledged by ‘Kea’ (Kiwis Abroad) in its 2016 leadership awards.
  • Hone Harawira has indicated that he intends to relaunch his Mana Party at next year’s election and contest for the Te Taitokerau seat, (currently held by Kelvin Davis, Labour Party).
  • Yesterday the Minister for Science and Innovation, Steven Joyce and the Minister for Māori Development, Te Ururoa Flavell, announced the release of the list of successful recipients for the Te Pūnaha Hihiko – Vision Mātauranga Capability Fund, for 2016.   In total circa $4 million has been allocated across 33 new programmes/projects.  The fund is designed to develop Māori participation in science and innovation, whilst supporting outcomes that benefit New Zealand.  The table that follows outlines the successful initiatives.
Organisation/s (lead in bold) Title Funding & Term
Biological Husbandry Unit Organics Trust t/a The BHU Future Farming Centre

Te Runanga o Koukourarata Incorporated Society, Lincoln University

Maara Kai and food science capacity building with Koukourārata Runanga and Ngāi Tahu $180,000

(24 months)

Cawthron Institute

Tiakina te Taiao

Tuia te here tangata, tuia te here mātauranga: Connecting people and weaving western science and mātauranga Maori to protect our freshwater $99,550

(24 months)

Cawthron Institute

Hikurangi Takiwa Trust

Facilitating Co-management of Freshwater in Tairawhiti $180,000

(24 months)

GNS Science

Te Runanganui o Ngati Porou, He Oranga Mo Nga Uri Tuku Iho Trust, Ngai Tamanuhiri, Gisborne District Council ,Indonesian National Disaster Management Authority, Universitas Gadjah Mada

Oho Ake Te Tai Rāwhiti – Enhancing Te Tairāwhiti natural hazard awareness and preparedness $100,000

(12 months)

GNS Science

Te Runanga o Makaawhio Incorporated (“Makaawhio”)

Whatungārōngāro te tangata, toitu te whenua – Developing the Earth Science capacity and expertise of Makaawhio $100,000

(24 months)

iPansophy Limited

Wakatu Incorporation, Plus Group Horticulture Limited, Waka Digital Limited

Ma te matau ka ora – Part #2, creating shared value through understanding our land and its potential $180,000

(24 months)

Scion Research

Lake Taupo Forest Management Limited

Clonal Forestry in Māori-owned Plantations $142,883

(24 months)

Landcare Research New Zealand Ltd

Ngatiwai Trust Board

Mana moana o Ngātiwai: A research framework that supports the reinstatement of Ngātiwai’s cultural stewardship over their offshore islands and seascape $180,000

(24 months)

Landcare Research New Zealand Ltd

Maungaharuru-Tangitu Trust

He Kainga Taurikura – A Treasured Environment $100,000

(24 months)

Landcare Research New Zealand Ltd

Te Runanganui o Ngati Porou

Identifying land use opportunities to enhance the economic, cultural, and environmental prosperity of Ngāti Porou $100,000

(19 months)

Landcare Research New Zealand Ltd

Te Kopere o te iwi o Hineuru Trust (Te Kopere)

Whakapapa o te Taiao $100,000

(24 months)

Lincoln Agritech Limited

Kai Tahu ki Otago Ltd

Otago Rūnanga responses to changing mahinga kai and regional water policy conditions $180,000

(24 months)

Lincoln Agritech Limited

Mahaanui Kurataiao Limited, Te Taumutu Runanga

 

Innovation to improve both the mauri and life-supporting capacity of ground water $100,000

(18 months)

Lincoln University

Mangatu Integrated Foods

Improving beef profitability in Mangatu Integrated Foods Hill Country Farms Using Fodder Beet Systems $100,000

(24 months)

Mahaanui Kurataiao Limited

Shareholder Council (representing the six runanga shareholders)  

Kura-Taiao CONNECT Te Waipounamu $100,000

(24 months)

Massey University

Lake Horowhenua Trust, Muaupoko Tribal Authority

Horo Whenua: Measuring the moving land through precision geomorphic analysis of the Punahau/Lake Horowhenua lakebed and surrounding areas $179,738

(24 months)

Massey University

Eastland Community Trust

 

Connect Tairawhiti

$95,000

(24 months)

Massey University

Tahuri Whenua Inc. Soc.

Kaore te kumara e korero mo tona ake reka $100,000

(24 months)

Massey University

Nga Maunga Whakahii o Kaipara Development Trust – PSGE for Ngati Whatua o Kaipara

Using the internet to empower Ngati Whatua o Kaipara to awa management $100,000

(24 months)

Massey University

Ngati Rangi Trust, OSPRI

Monitoring the environmental effects of 1080 pest control in the Southern Horopito area $100,000

(24 months)

Massey University

Hato Paora College, Te Kura o Kauwhata, Murupara Area School

Māori STEM Engagement $100,000

(24 months)

Maungaharuru-Tangitu Trust

Shore Whariki Research

Realising the potential of Rongoā in MaungaharuruTangitū $177,210

(24 months)

National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research

Maniapoto Maori Trust Board (MMTB)

Ngā repo o Maniapoto $100,000

(24 months)

PlusGroup Horticulture Limited

Waka Digital Limited, iPansophy Limited, Wakatu Incorporation

Ma te matau ka ora – Part #1, creating shared value through understanding our land and its potential $100,000

(24 months)

Te Ohu Tiaki o Rangitane Te Ika a Maui Trust

Institute of Agriculture and Environment, Massey University

Building skills and research capability for Rangitane North Island around assessing tuna populations and factors influencing tuna recruitment $180,000

(24 months)

Te Runanga o Arowhenua Society Incorporated

Te Runanga o Ngai Tahu ,NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, Environment Canterbury, University of Otago

Te Umu Kaha te Awa $100,000

(12 months)

Te Runanga o Koukourarata Incorporated Society

Biological Husbandry Unit (BHU),Lincoln University, Koukourarata Development Company, Te Roopu Manukuia (Steering Group led by Koukourarata, with the BHU, Lincoln, Whenua Kura and the Department of Corrections

Koukourārata Wānanga Taiao (Māra Kai Innovation) $100,000

(13 months)

Te Runanga o Ngai Tahu Limited

Cawthron Institute

Algae Potential $100,000

(17 months)

Te Whare Wananga o Awanuiarangi

Te Arawa Lakes Trust

Through a weavers lens $100,000

(24 months)

The Research Trust of Victoria University of Wellington

Ngati Rangi ,Department of Conservation, University of Copenhagen

The Future of Our Taonga Tipu $100,000

(24 months)

Tuhoe Trust Custodian Trustee Company Limited

GNS Science, Victoria University of Wellington

Taniwha ō Te Urewera $100,000

(24 months)

Unitec Institute of Technology

Te Uri O Hau Settlement Trust, Environs Holdings Ltd

Te Uri O Hau kaitiakitanga: Connecting and sharing science and mātauranga o te taiao $16,000

(7 months)


University of Otago

Te Runanga o Ngai Tahu

Using mātauranga to inform management strategies for customary finfish fisheries $180,000

(24 months)

 

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