Post by Kiwi Frontline on Aug 14, 2019 16:21:11 GMT 12
NORTHLAND GROUPS GET $1.5M OF GRANTS FROM FOUNDATION NORTH
The largest single grant - $500,000 - went to the Mokau Marae Trust towards the rebuilding of its wharenui at Mokau, 46km north of Whangārei. The fire that destroyed the historic Te Uri o Hikihiki wharenui was believed to have been caused by children playing with a lighter.
Taiharuru Marae Inc received the next largest grant, $499,919. Taiharuru Marae has consent to build a marae complex on a 10.5ha block of land at Taiharuru Rd, about 30km northeast of Whangārei. The site is legally a Maori reservation, set aside for the purpose of hui, huimate and religious activities for the common use and benefit of Te Waiariki me Ngati Korora Hapu......