Te Komiti Nui o Ngati Whakaue Annual Report 2016

E nga mana, e nga reo, e nga huihuinga o Ngati Whakaue. Nei ra te mihi nui, te mihi mahana ki a tatou nei nga uri o nga tupuna na ratou i hanga te whare ora mo tatou katoa – tihei mauri ora. On behalf of my fellow trustees I present the 2015/16 Annual Report of Te Komiti Nui o Ngati Whakaue. Na, Pauline Tangohau Chair, Te Komiti Nui o Ngati Whakaue  

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Claimant updates

A settlement update hui was held in Maketu on 21 February both to give an overview of the current negotiations landscape and also to respond to any queries that iwi members and claimants had.  The hui was well attended and Lead Negotiator Hamuera Mitchell was available to provide a summary of progress since the AGM took place in October 2015 and Te Komiti Nui left with a strong message from the people that the marine and costal environment are instrumental to the well-being of Ngati Whakaue ki Maketu. On the 12 April, Te Komiti Nui had good attendance at the Hurungaterangi settlement update hui where an overview was provided to hapu and claimants in regard to the current negotiations status. 

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New Trustees  –  Te Komiti Nui o Ngati Whakaue

Photo L-R: Tamara Mutu, Kingi Biddle, Hamuera Mitchell, Pauline Tangohau, Te Poari Newton, Ray Pou Poasa, Te Kiriwhero Mitchell, Veronica Butterworth, Hokimatemai Kahukiwa (absent: Maria Horne) In October 2015 elections were held for Trustee elections.  The Returning Officer was Shontelle Bishara of Glenn Hawkins and Associates.  Results of Election of Trustees The results of the elections held during October are as follows: Two (2) representatives for Ngapuna and the eastern and south eastern interests of Ngāti Whakaue Veronica Butterworth (re-elected) Ray Pou Poasa (re-elected) One (1) representative for Maketu and the sea and coastal interests of Ngāti Whakaue Larissa Wharepouri (re-elected) One (1) representative for Horohoro/Mamaku and the western and south western interests of Ngati Whākaue John Newton (new appointment) Six

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Elections AGM

Elections AGM Thank you to all those who attended the Te Komiti Nui o Ngāti Whakaue Trust AGM and trustee  elections October 10 at Hurunga te Rangi, 11 at Ngāti Whakaue Marae Maketu and 18 at Te Papaiouru. Te Komiti Nui has listened to your feedback and will take this into consideration in our operations, as well as for next year’s AGM.  INTERESTS  CANDIDATE NAME  Two (2) representatives for Ngapuna  and the  eastern and southeastern interests of Ngati  Whakaue.  BUTTERWORTH, Veronica  POU POASA, Ray  One (1) representative for Maketu and the sea  and coastal interests of Ngati Whakaue.  WHAREPOURI, Larissa  One (1) representative for  Horohoro/Mamaku  and the western and southwestern interests of  Ngati Whakaue.  NEWTON, John  Six (6) representatives of the

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