Update for Tuhoe whanui

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Tuhoe Te Uru Taumatua

The Board met 27 January. Amongst their agenda was the appointment of the new Chief Executive. Six Degrees the national Recruitment Agency specialising in executive placements was selected to run the appointment process. They reported to the Board 17 applications who they short-listed to 4 candidates for Board consideration. The Agency was requested to vet all applications and verify claimed skills and experience to enable reliable judgment and decision making.
Acting BOP Conservator on board.

An introductory meeting has been held with the new DOC BOP Conservator Jan Hania, Acting Area Manager Dale Tawa and Senior Manager Glenn Mitchell. Discussion centred on developing an approach to activating the Relationship Declaration. It was acknowledged that both parties would benefit from developing an approach on engagement; representation; coordination; reconciling planning cycles; identifying startup issues. The next step is to develop a 6 month establishment based workplan with Tribals.

Waimako Marae receives Marae funding

We congratulate Waikaremoana who have completed charter discussions and have received their marae funding. This completes the first round of marae funding investment.

Second Round Marae Distributions Underway

Te Maungarongo Marae receives Marae funding of $50,000.00 in recognition of their unique relationship with Tuhoe. The Moderator and Pakeke of Te Aka Pu Aho Church warmly acknowledge the fund and is committed to fostering its ties with Ngai Tuhoe.
AMP Capital assumes role of Trust Fund Manager

AMP has merged with AXA Asia Pacific Holdings (AXA APH) the parent company of AXAGI who is the Tuhoe investment manager.

Tuhoe Consolidation

A combined Consolidation meeting was held at Tuhoe Hauora mid January and was attended by Trust Board, TKAT, TFCT and Te Uru Taumatua representatives. Outcomes from the meeting included; support for early Fisheries transition; a urgent requirement to confirm current High Court / CLO process; and for all entities to consider transferring the lead strategy and role to Te Uru Taumatua to achieve greater unified efficiencies.

Support your Schools

The Warehouse Stationery are promoting Blue Bis reward points for Schools. Schools can register and obtain a unique school voucher number. Anyone who visits Warehouse Stationery can quote the voucher number and the school will receive reward points for School programmes, sports or whatever they choose. Te Wharekura o Huiarau have registered and anyone can quote their voucher number – BYSMVEU. Other Tuhoe Schools are urged to register and promote their voucher number with their whanau.

Te Kotahi a Tuhoe

Negotiations resume

T?hoe Crown Negotiations resumes this week, agenda areas include; taking stock of the Te Urewera Framework; the Mana Motuhake redress which will include transferred responsibilities from key government agencies; future relationship protocols with Ministers to usher in new developments; Riverbed and water quality issues; DOC sites; the naming of all Crown properties within the rohe and more.

Overlapping Issue Ngati Ruapani

Next week, TKAT meets further with Leaders of Ngati Ruapani to continue and progress overlapping Claims, discussion will include the Ruapani claimant definition, identifying overlapped / shared lands, resources or claims issues, the Waikaremoana Lake Lease and the Tuhoe Blueprint.

Tuhoe Raids

Proceedings against Tame Iti and others will finally commence on Monday 13th February in the Auckland High Court. The case will begin with the Crowns evidence who over a period of six weeks, will present their case. We urge all Tuhoe and those in nearby Tamaki Makaurau, to attend particularly the first day of the hearing and where possible over the course of the 10 week case. Tuhoe kia tatau ki te whaikanohi ki te tautoko ia Tame.

Tuhoe Fisheries Charitable Trust

Annual General Meeting

A reminder the Fish AGM is this Sat 4 February at Tanatana Marae. The powhiri is at 9am Your attendance is urged, and whanau should contact the your local Tribal Office for any proposed travel arrangements.

Other upcoming events

  • Investment Committee meeting 3 February 2012
  • TKAT Audit & Risk Committee meeting 8 Feb
  • Te Komiti o Runga Monthly Hui, Thurs 2 Feb, Waikirikiri Marae 10am
  • Anamata hosts a group of Education Officials from the Tahiti Government on Wednesday 08 Thursday 09 February 2012. See programme details.

Tuhoe Waikaremoana Maori Trust Board

Tertiary Grants available

Reminder applications for tertiary grants are now available from your Trust Board.

Ngai Tuhoe Website statistics

You may be interested in the latest website stats on who is visiting our Tuhoe website. The report provides good indicators on whos visiting (17,500 unique visitors in 2011), what people are reading (Tuhoe events and news), and how long they stay connected.

1 COMMENT

  1. Kia Ora My Name is Carol Patricia Williams and I am a Beneficiary
    in the said Land Block
    102 OPO 262- 265, I do realise that I have not registered as a Shareholder/ Beneficiary and would like to habve all appropriate forms sent out to Me please, My other query is to that of an Education Grant,
    I am at a loss as all of the land stuff is all new to me as I have only just started lokking further into it all, but any way My question being that I would like to apply for an Education Grant but am aware that the time frame has lapsed and was wondering if I can be shown leniency, due to My lack of knowledge,in regards to the said land blocks having the grant resources available I do realise what it is thatI am asking an I know that deadliones are set in place for a reason and must be up held. I would really appreciate you reply. Kia ora

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