Iwi in the Whangārei area are concerned about the continued degradation of the Hikurangi Swamp caused by farming.
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Te Tairāwhiti researchers find answer to skin diseases, acne and eczema in Kānuka
The Kānuka tree has always been considered as the poor cousin to Mānuka, but researchers from Hikurangi Bioactives and landowners in Te Tairāwhiti are realising its potential as a means of creating a natural health product and income for whānau.
Ngāti Porou elder incorporates te reo into national tourism campaign
Ngāti Porou elder Hinetu Dell is fronting the latest NZ Tourism campaign '100% Pure Welcome' - with one special feature from a young cowboy in Tokomaru Bay that is going viral.
Strength in unity- Māori Tourism
Regional tourist operators have a tough task attracting a decent chunk of the tourist market off the beaten trail. Māori operators in Te Tairāwhiti are looking at ways to change that by banding together.
Hikurangi's kapa haka legacy continues
With an aspiration to preserve the waiata, traditions and legacy of their kapa, Hikurangi is one of the longest-standing kapa in the country having been established in 1934.
Hikurangi: 'He Wīwī, He Naati, He Whanokē'
Hikurangi kapa haka are fine-tuning their bracket as they prepare for the upcoming Te Matatini Kapa Haka National Competition.
A new dawn for tourism in Ngāti Porou
The sons of famous Nepalese mountaineer Tenzing Norgay have witnessed their first sunrise on Mt. Hikurangi, providing an opportunity for Ngāti Porou to further develop their own mountain tourism venture.
EXCLUSIVE: Everest meets Hikurangi
Ngāti Porou is hosting the whānau of Tenzing Norgay who, along with Sir Edmund Hillary, made the first successful ascent of Mt Everest. The visit celebrates Ngā Maunga Kōrerorero o te Ao - The Talking Mountains of the World and the International Year of Indigenous Languages.
Ngāti Porou soars with Air NZ partnership
From this December produce sourced from Ngāti Porou will be served on board Air New Zealand flights, one of the many results of the partnership between the national carrier and the East Coast Iwi.
Te Matatini 2017- Hikurangi
Established in 1934, hailing from Te Tairawhiti, Hikurangi has a long and rich history in its rohe affiliating to the hapū of Te Aitanga-a-Mate, Te whānau a Rakairoa and Te Aowera.