Waiapu Investments

Waiapu Investments Limited is a new investment company created by charitable company Hikurangi Enterprises to enable members of our community and supporters everywhere to have a real stake in the ventures Hikurangi Group is developing. Hikurangi Group includes a number of commercial entities with a focus on truly sustainable economic development for the East Coast…

Ruatoria Extraction Facility Jobs

As part of our business planning we are seeking expressions of interest from individuals who have experience in industrial roles.

Light-Earth Building Course

If you’re interested in joining the Ruatoria Light-Earth Building course being run by EIT Tairāwhiti in conjunction with Hikurangi Enterprises, please complete the form below and we will be in touch asap. Course Details: Duration: 10 October – 21 December 2017 Days/Times: Tuesday – Thursday 8:30 am – 2:30 pm Location: Ruatoria Based Some accommodation…

Carbon Farming Indigenous Plants

The future of East Coast carbon farming has received a boost with a three-year research project beginning this year to identify the opportunities and barriers for reforesting Maori land. Ruatoria charitable company Hikurangi Enterprises, Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust and Victoria University of Wellington will work together on the project, which received a…

Tairāwhiti Freshwater Conference 2017

Beneath our vision of an unspoilt Tairawhiti with perfect rivers and streams and beaches – there is often a different reality. Our lowland waterways suffer pollution from sediment, pathogens and nutrients. Freshwater in some areas is in crisis. In early May, a two day mini-conference hosted by Te Aitanga-a-Hauiti, Te Mana o Te Wai Tairāwhiti,…