Announcement from Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Awa. Update to the Iwi COVID-19 #2

Ngā mihi o te wā ki a koutou.

At these uncertain times we remain focussed on our iwi response to Whakaari and Covid-19, and are working as quickly as we can to get regular communications out to you. We are working with Te Tohu o Te Ora o Ngati Awa to implement our iwi response and we will provide updates as they become available. We are planning for the social, cultural and economic impacts of Whakaari and Covid-19, and recognise that recovery will be long term.

With the new alert levels announced Monday 23 March we are closing the Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Awa offices and Te Mānuka Tūtahi Marae from Tuesday 24 March.

We will remain contactable via our regular phone numbers 073070760, 0800464284, and email runanga@ngatiawa.iwi.nz, individual staff member’s emails, video and audio conferencing.

Staff will continue working remotely, and we are only expecting the face to face nature of our functions to change.

Some marae have already closed, and we will continue to support tangihanga with Pātaka kai. If you require Pātaka kai and Customary Fisheries permits please contact our office using the contact details above.

Ngā manaakitanga o te waahi ngaro ki runga i a tātau i tēnei wā.

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