The Ngātiwai Trust Board is pleased to announce that the following persons have been successful in being elected as Trustees to the Ngātiwai Trust Board:
Merepeka Henley – Trustee
Ngaio McGee – Alternate Trustee
Rōpata (Robert) Diamond – Trustee
Vicki-Lee Going – Alternate Trustee
Haydn Edmonds –Trustee
Houpeke Piripi – Alternate Trustee
Henry Murphy –Trustee
Jewel Reti – Alternate Trustee
Kathleen Caldwell – Trustee
Allan Moore – Alternate Trustee
Michael Rundlett – Trustee
Riki Solomon – Alternate Trustee
As there was only one nomination received for the one vacancy for each of the following marae, no election was required and the respective candidate was declared unopposed:
Gary Reti – Trustee
Hori Mahanga – Trustee
Annette Baines – Trustee
Martin Cleave – Trustee
Phillip Ngawaka – Trustee
An extended election process for the remaining marae is currently being worked through.
Congratulations to the two new trustees joining the board for the first time – Kathy Caldwell and Robert Diamond, and also to the returning Trustees.
We would also like to acknowledge Kathy Pita for her service to the Ngātiwai Trust Board as the representative for Tuparehuia marae. Kathy retired from the board on the 27th of January and we mihi to Kathy and her whanau for all the great work she has done for the board over her 12 years of service.