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  • He Pitopito Kōrero now available – June 2014

    June 2014 | Issue 03 Our regular edition of He Pitopito Korero is now available. This issues covers a great deal of exciting updates. This issue reflects on our achievements, seeks your views on our Education Pathway and details a variety of key updates. We also celebrate Matariki and provide two exciting Matariki Programmes. You […]

  • Reflecting on our Achievements

    We are currently reviewing our achievements over the past 6 months since commencing the establishment of Te Kapu O Waitaha operations in January 2013. This is in preparation for annual reporting to our beneficiaries.  In addition, the Board has been working hard toward ensuring our future strategies remain consistent to those priorities collated from a […]

  • Seeking your Views on our Education Pathway

    Since the endorsement by our beneficiaries to establish the Waitaha Charitable Trust, we will be seeking the views of our beneficiaries to inform an education pathway strategy with regards to how and what we will make grant distributions toward.  The Board will place emphasis on the achievement of real outcomes that benefit our beneficiaries while […]

  • History Team Updates

    The Trust met with Maranga Waitaha Trust and the History project team this month.  We are looking forward to receiving a budget proposal, with project outcomes and timelines enabling Board final considerations, and conclusion to commencing this project as soon as possible.

  • Property Group completes Phase One

    The Property Group has completed phase one in a commissioned feasibility for a viable development parcel of land within Te Houhou Block (Whitikiore). We expect a final draft of their findings and recommendations by July.  Meanwhile we will continue to meet with Nga Potiki toward ensuring a joined approach to future concepts are complimentary to […]

  • Strategic Planning adds strength to Trust

    As a result of our strategic planning, the structure of the Trust will require an expansion of Trustee roles to include subcommittee, and portfolio responsibilities in going forward.  Some of these will include the governance over specific assets such as the reservations, charitable distributions, linkages and representation with the eventual commercial arm. Likewise, we will […]

  • Waitaha Taiohi – New Facebook Job Board Launched

    Te Kapu O Waitaha encourages our young people to take advantage of learning and developing new skills within the Trust. We recently provided an opportunity for Ani Black to experience business administration.  This has helped Ani to decide whether or not a career in administration is for her.  Following her training with us, Ani has […]

  • Take time to Share Matatriki with your Tamariki

    As we pause to celebrate Matariki, please consider taking the time to read to your tamariki. This beautiful book, Te Huihui o Matariki which tells the story of an adventurous young man called Mitai who lives with his seven handsome brothers in the village of Maketu. Mitai watches as his brothers are bewitched by seven […]