Hautaki Trust, Te Huarahi Tika Māori Spectrum Trust, and 2degrees have created a scholarship and graduate programme for Māori studying information and communications technology at Auckland University. Vodafone have also announced it will extend its current graduate programme by allocating an additional five places for Māori graduates. These announcements follow the establishment of Ngā Pū [...]
Last week the Māori spectrum entity, Te Huarahi Tika Trust, clarified that they prefer an allocation of fourth generation radio spectrum with cash, when the spectrum is auctioned in 2012. Communications Minister, Steven Joyce, has publicly indicated that the Government will allocate some of the radio spectrum to Māori, for both Māori language purposes and [...]
Spectrum sale – potential Māori returns This week Vodafone suggested that Māori should receive cash from the sale of ‘fourth-generation’ radio spectrum. This spectrum will become available for reuse and sale once the analogue television network is closed in 2013. Communications Minister, Steven Joyce, has indicated that the auction is expected to raise at least [...]
Trilogy International New Zealand LLC, Tesbrit B.V. and Hautaki Trust bought 4.8 million shares at US$1 per share, in the telecommunications company 2 degrees. In March, 2degrees announced it had almost doubled their market share too 11%, of the nation’s 5.237 million mobile phone users. Hautaki Trust has kept its share holding at 10.3% of the [...]
Māori Affairs Minister Dr Pita Sharples and Minister for Communications and Information Technology Steven Joyce announced on Tuesday the establishment of a seven member Māori Working Group to help steer the rollout of the government’s Rural Broadband Initiative (RBI).
Mobile phone company 2degrees has signed up more than half a million customers in New Zealand since it started 18 months ago. The company has 580,112 customers, up from 206,000 a year ago. 2degrees is 20% owned by Hautaki limited. Te Huarahi Tika Trust is the sole shareholder in Hautaki Limited the corporate trustee for [...]