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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Next Steps

As Te Komiti Nui work towards an Agreement in Principle towards the middle of 2016, it is important that discussions with WAI Claimants and affected whanau continue. If you require further engagement with the Negotiators, please feel free to contact staff at Te Komiti Nui offices at info@whakaue.org who will make the necessary arrangements.

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Register

Thank you to all whanau who have taken the time to register yourselves and your whanau.  As noted at the AGM, the numbers of those Ngāti Whakaue in the Register have increased significantly however the whakapapa and contact details for many whanau is lacking. Our focus now is on improving the quality of information held in the register to ensure we are able to contact those on our Registration Database which is critical to the Ngāti Whakaue settlement package come ratification.  Our office staff are happy to assist. If you are not registered you can do this electronically by clicking on the following link https://whakaue.org/register/ or through visiting the office at The Business Hub, 1209 Hinemaru Street.

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Annual General Meeting & Annual Report 2015 (+pdf)

Annual General Meeting & Annual Report 2015 E tū Ngāti Whakaue – nau mai haere mai! Te Komiti Nui o Ngāti Whakaue’s Annual General Meeting will be held at Te Papaiouru Marae, Ohinemutu, Sunday, 18 October 2015 at 10.00am. Agenda: Mihi/Karakia Apologies Minutes from the last AGM Annual Report Financial Statements for the year ended 31 March 2015 Appointment of Auditor General Business Meeting Closed Lunch will be provided  

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