Ngati Porou locals have queried 12,125 vehicles since Level 4 alert was placed nationwide. Checkpoints operated on the coast pleaded for police support but has 'failed to eventuate'.
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Tairāwhiti forestry workers run 55kms as they face challenging times
Forestry workers feeling the pinch of COVID-19 are backing each other right to the end, running from Tūranganui a Kiwa to Tolaga Bay to promote hauora, wellbeing and mental health.
Newly appointed Ngāti Porou East Coast coach seeks to restore mana
Rugby-star Hosea Gear returns home after a two-year stint in France. Now in charge of Ngāti Porou East Coast as head coach, he is taking up the opportunity to give back to the heart of Tairāwhiti.
100 days since mum went missing
t has been 100 days since Jamie Kaiwai went missing and since then her whānau have not given up searching. A memorial service was held by the community in her memory at Tolaga Bay wharf today.
Police to conduct review of investigation into missing mum
Police have confirmed they will now review their investigation into the disappearance of missing mum Jamie Kaiwai. The 27-year-old was last seen in Tolaga Bay (Uawa) in October 2019.
Hinematioro pou returns to her ancestral home
After 250 years, the 'Hinematioro Pou' is back in Uawa with Te Aitanga a Hauiti. The carving was a gift from East Coast high chief Hinematioro to the Endeavour crew in 1769.
Connecting through culture and lineage
Te Aitanga a Hauiti are hosting a group of Tahitians from Mahina and Raiatea in a cultural exchange, honouring their ancestor Tupaia who navigated aboard the Endeavour to Aotearoa in 1769. The occasion has been marked with the unveiling of a significant art installation acknowledging ahi kā.
Committed to helping the community prosper
Those focused on empowering their iwi in the regions very rarely gain national recognition. Te Ao caught up with one of those ringa raupā in Te Tairāwhiti, Shanan Gray.
Te Aitanga-a-Hauiti to host French Polynesian president after Tahiti trip
President of French Polynesia Edouard Fritch and a Tahitian traveling party will be hosted by Te Aitanga-a-Hauiti in Uawa, after a recent cultural exchange in Tahiti. The relationship builds on that established by Tahitian navigator Tupaia who made a memorable visit to Uawa in 1769 with the Endeavour.
A new wave of education revives ancient customs
Te Aitanga-a-Hauiti are reconnecting to the sea and reviving traditional Māori voyaging knowledge through an inter-island sailing vessel, Terehauiti.