Stories from Tomokia

Te Rohe Potae Inquiry
Tomokia Issue 4 - March 2015

On the 29 August 2008 Josephine Anderson, on behalf of the RUHT and the Hapū of Ruapuha and Uekaha, filed claim Wai 1805 with the Waitangi Tribunal. Read more »

High Season at the Caves
Tomokia Issue 4 - March 2015

Every day at the Waitomo Glowworm Caves many of our whānau and Hapū trust members take care of visitors from all over the world. It’s always a busy time at the Caves during the high season and this year has been no exception with visitor numbers surpassing last season. Read more »

Ngā Ingoa o Ngā Waahi i Waitomo
Tomokia Issue 4 - March 2015

Last year the RUHT undertook its first archival film project and recorded a short film entitled “Ngā Ingoa O Ngā Waahi i Waitomo”. Read more »

Limestone, People and Time.Memories created for another 125 years
Tomokia Issue 3 - November 2014

During September, Hapū Trust members gathered in Waitomo to help the community celebrate 125 years of guided tours at the Waitomo Glowworm Cave. Read more »

Spirited Adventurer - Kaya Edginton
Tomokia Issue 3 - November 2014

I had never sailed a ship before, I had never even seen a ship like the Spirit of New Zealand, and in all honesty the thought of being stuck on a ship with 40 complete strangers terrified me; but there is not one thing I regret about going on the Spirit of Adventure, because it was one of the most amazing things I have ever experienced. Read more »

Hapu Trust Education Grants
Tomokia Issue 2 - July 2014

The Hapū Trust is pleased to announce that applications for Education Grants are now available for the following areas. Read more »

Aiming High - Levi Tapara
Tomokia Issue 2 - July 2014

My name is Levi Tapara, I am 27 years old and I am the husband of Samantha and father of Tanerau, we are expecting our second child in December. I am in my final year of a Bachelor of Business degree at AUT University, I have majored in Management and Tourism Read more »

Hapu Trust Members Working Together
Tomokia Issue 1 - February 2014

Ten Hapū Trust members (including Stephen Green and Josie Henry pictured here) are making time in their hectic schedules between tamariki, whānau and mahi commitments to complete the year long Certificate of Management from the New Zealand Institute of Management. Read more »

Emerging Leader Amongst Us - Dr Daniel Hikuroa
Tomokia Issue 1 - February 2014

Hapū Trust member Dr Daniel Hikuroa is the Research Director of Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga, National Centre of Research Excellence. He is an Earth System Scientist with interests in the integration of mātauranga Māori and science to realise indigenous development. Read more »

March 2017

Verified Trust Order -
RUHT Strategic Plan, 2016-18 -
Governance Structure of RUHT -

Ngā Tapuwae o Ngā Tūpuna - Ruapuha Uekaha Hapū Trust

This is a collection of korero pertaining to our marae Rereamanu – Ngāti Huiao and our connections to Hangatiki and Waitomo that has been left to us by our Tūpuna for us and our future generations.

AGM 2016 -
Te Kauae Marae 21 May View YouTube videos here.

Annual Report 2016
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In this issue of Tomokia

  • RUHT Annual General Meeting
  • New Trust Order Approved
  • Education Grants Round for 2017
  • Online Database

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