Ngati Whatua News

1 April 2009
Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Whātua has bought a 5.22 percent shareholding in Leigh Fisheries. A rare opportunity arose to purchase shares in the highly successful export-led fishing company. Leigh Fisheries is New Zealand's leading exporter of chilled fish, delivering fish within three days of being caught to markets in Europe, the United States and Japan. The company exports species such as bluenose and hapuka from New Zealand but is involved in a number of international joint ventures including exporting fish to the United States from Asia.
1 April 2009
The Tai Tokerau family violence consortium, Amokura, has won a human rights award in New York. Amokura is hosted by Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Whātua and supported by a consortium of seven northern iwi authorities; Te Aupouri, Te Rarawa, Ngati Kahu, Whaingaroa, Ngapuhi, Ngati Wai and Ngāti Whātua. Amokura won the Alumni Human Rights Prize from the Leitner Centre for International Law and Justice in New York.