Accord Invitation - Whakamaharatanga Hui
fish in the water for tomorrow’s mokopuna”
Tena Tatou Katoa
The Hokianga Accord Working Group are pleased to confirm the
ninth Hokianga Accord hui will be held on the 16th and 17th
of August 2007.
and your family are welcome to attend the hui at Whakamaharatanga
Marae, Beach Road, Waimamaku, Hokianga.
hui will commence at 10.00am on Thursday 16th and finish after
lunch on Friday 17th.
keeping with discussions at the Oturei hui, you are encouraged
to bring your family or at least one other younger person
with you to both share the experience and learn the kaupapa.
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is still being finalised and we guarantee healthy discussion on
what the Kahawai Legal Challenge judgment means and the subsequent
stay application that has been granted by the High Court. The focus
will be on the long-term effects of these decisions on fisheries
management processes in Aotearoa.
We are also planning to discuss initiatives the Hokianga Accord
can take to rebuild our fisheries and protect our marine environment
through the meaningful application of kaitiakitanga (guardianship).
Local initiatives will also be discussed as well as MFish management
of tuna (eels), tarakihi, scallops and other fisheries.
The finalised agenda will be loaded online so you can access it
before the hui. Keep an eye on the following page for updated details
The agenda for the Whakamaharatanga
hui is now available here
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of $50 per person for this hui would be appreciated. Organisations
who believe in the Hokianga Accord’s kaupapa may wish to give
additional koha. Please give your koha to Trish Rea during your
time at Whakamaharatanga.
is a map of the location of the hui.
If coming from the north the best route is via Kawakawa and Kaikohe.
Opononi is about 35-40 mins from Kaikohe. The marae is approx 10
minutes from Opononi.
From the south turn off at the Brenderwyns, SH12, and travel through
the Waipoua Forest. Road is sealed. The marae is 10 mins past the
end of the forest.
Please aim to be outside the marae gate at least 15 minutes before
the start time of 10am. You wouldn’t want to miss the powhiri.
Reports and articles covering
previous hui are online at:
What You Need to Bring
bag/duvet/blankets are required. As are your personal toiletries
and towel. Warm socks or slippers are highly recommended. Shoes
for walking outside the marae buildings, as the area is sealed.
Please feel welcome to bring your children, partners, mates or colleagues.
Most importantly bring your humour so we can all enjoy each others
company as we involve ourselves in robust discussions.
More details are online
reply to this email with confirmation of attendance or unavailability.
We need to have a good indication of numbers as early as possible
to assist the marae with their preparations.
All are more than welcome to this hui and look forward to seeing
you there. Please extend this invitation to anyone else you wish
to share the hui with. Any questions please call Trish Rea on 09
8186205 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
We look forward to seeing you at the hui.
Raniera (Sonny) Tau
Te Runanga A Iwi O Ngapuhi
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