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Materoa Dodd, 
Chair, Wharepaia Hapū Trust.

Martin Van der Aa, Trustee & Treasurer.

Pat Davies, Trustee & Hapū Representative on Te Kāhui
Kaumātua Council.

P.O. Box 25, Whakatane 3158.



We would like to hear from you. We are wanting to improve the way we communicate with you. We are wanting to create a Wharepaia database of email addresses and contact details in order to communicate more effectively with our members. This is intended to keep you briefed on what is happening in the tribal hinterland, the global stratosphere, all the places where our people have been, seen and landed.  We want to be able to send messages out, news alerts and events to keep you up to date with whats happening. 

We are moving to load all the back issues of the very popular Wharepaia Panui (newsletter) onto our site in order for you to follow the issues and events that Wharepaia have been engaged in the past and what is coming up in the future. These will also compliment the Runanga O Ngati Awa's newsletters that are published and posted out. We have the latest issue (2012) of the Wharepaia Panui currently in production and will load that onto our website as soon as it is available. We will be posting this latest issue out for the last time as future publications will appear on-line, on our website in future. 

We want to profile our achievers in sport, music, medicene, the arts, the sciences, physics, technology, the community, environment and any other field of interest to inform our members. We also see the opportunity for members to access and make direct contact with the Wharepaia Hapu Trustees, who have been appointed to serve your interests and maintain the mana of the Hapu. We invite your help to develop our website with articles, news stories, profiles and accomplishments. We look forward to hearing from you. Please refer contact details above to get in touch.

Nga mihi ki a koutou katoa.

Materoa Dodd,

Chair, Ngati Wharepaia Hapu, Ngati Awa.