On Wednesday the Mount Maunganui Borough Reclamation and Empowering Act Repeal Bill was read a third time. This bill was introduced by Minister Pita Sharples and is supported by Tauranga Moana iwi (refer to E20/2012 for details). On Wednesday the first reading of the Oaths and Declarations (Upholding the Treaty of Waitangi) Amendment Bill was [...]
Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu has appointed Arihia Bennett (Ngāi Tūāhuriri, Ngāti Waewae, Ngāti Porou) to the role of Chief Executive Officer. This week the Serious Fraud Office has confirmed it will investigate matters relating to the Wellington Tenths Trust, following allegations of unlawful payments and transactions. Sir Ngātata Love has stood down from his [...]
Dr Mere Berryman, Lorraine Kerr, Professor Angus Macfarlane, Professor Wally Penetito, and Professor Graham Hingangaroa Smith have been appointed as an advisory group to the Auditor General, for the purpose of the auditor’s investigation into Māori education. Lorraine Kerr has been elected president of the New Zealand School Trustees Association. Dale Karauria has been appointed [...]
Member of the Order of New Zealand (ONZ); Hone Hotere Companions of the New Zealand Order of Merit (CNZM) Robyn Bargh; Wharehuia Milroy Officers of the New Zealand Order of Merit (ONZM) Grace Dorset; Russell Feist Members of the New Zealand Order of Merit (MNZM) Piatarihi Callaghan; Margaret Kawharu; Merata Kawharu; Bert Mackie; John Maihi; [...]
On Tuesday the Economic Development Minister David Carter announced Robin Hapi,s appointment to the New Zealand Trade and Enterprise Board. Mr Hapi has extensive experience in the fisheries industry and has held the roles of Chairman of Aotearoa Fisheries Ltd and Board Chair of Sealord Group since 2007. He was previously CEO of the former Treaty of [...]
Jane Huria (Ngāi Tahu) has been appointed by the Governor General as a member and Deputy Chair to the Electoral Commission. Ms Huria’s appointment is for a term of four years.
Today, the Minister of Māori Affairs, Dr Pita Sharples announced that Jamie Tuuta (Ngāti Mutunga, Ngāti Tama, Te Ati Awa, and Taranaki Tūturu) will replace John Paki as the new Māori Trustee. The appointment will be for a five year term starting on 19 August 2011. This month Mr Tuuta was also appointed to the board of [...]
Today the investiture ceremony was held in Ruatoria for Sir Tamati Muturangi Reedy(Ngāti Porou) who was made a knight companion of the New Zealand Order of merit in the 2011 New Year’s Honours list. Sir Tamati served as head of the Department of Māori Affairs from 1983 to 1989, before moving into tertiary education [...]
The Māori Party has announced that Whangarei based Solomon Tipene (Ngāti Hine, Ngapuhi) will stand for the Māori Party in the Te Tai Tokerau by-election on June 25.
Last Friday the Chair of Te Kawai Taumata, Naida Glavish announced that following a secret vote Te Kawai Taumata have appointed three new directors and one reappointment to the board of Te Ohu Kai Moana Trustee Limited.
The Auckland Māori statutory board has appointed Brandi Hudson Ngāti Maniapoto & Ngāti Pikiao as secretariat chief executive. Ms Hudson formally worked for Te Puni Kokiri and the Crown Forestry Rental Trust on Treaty claim research and negotiation.