MANA AHURIRI TRUST

HE PANUI, HE PANUI, HE PANUI

MANA AHURIRI TRUST

Media Release

6 September 2021

 

MANA AHURIRI TRUST

 

Ngitahia mai rā te mātinitini wairua kei te rauhītanga o te wairua, kei pae o maumahara, koutou ki a koutou, tātou e noho nei e apakura tonu, e mihi tonu, hāere atu rā.

 

E ngā mana o Te Whanganui a Orotū, Ngā hapū tokowhitu, Ngā marae o tātou, tēnā koutou katoa.

 

E ngā ruranga e noho haumaru ana ki a koutou mirumiru tapu nei, he mihi manahau ki a koutou katoa.

 

The Mana Ahuriri Trust newly elected board met on Friday, 3 September 2021 and appointed a New Chairperson and Deputy Chairperson.

 

Tania Eden has been appointed as the Chairperson and Allana Hiha as the Deputy Chairperson.

 

Other Trustees include Maree Brown, Beverley Kemp-Harmer, Piri Prentice, Evelyn Ratima, Joseph Reti, Mike Taane and Chad Tareha.

 

The new trust board look forward to working together over the settlement processes and have committed to bring about the best outcome for the members of the 7 hāpu going forward.

 

The Trust was set up to receive the proceeds of the Ahuriri Deed of Settlement from the Crown.  The purpose of the trust is to receive, manage, hold and adminster the Trust’s assets on behalf of and for the benefit of the present and future beneficiaries of Mana Ahuriri Trust in accordance with the Deed of Settlement.

 

Due to Covid-19 and Parliament being suspended on the 26th August 2021 the 3rd and final reading of the Ahuriri Claims Settlement Bill did not go ahead.  A date is yet to be confirmed.

 

The Board is committed to moving forward with its registered members and beneficiaries from the 7 hapū of Ahuriri – Ngāti Hinepare, Ngāti Māhu, Ngāti Paarau, Ngāti Tū, Ngai Te Ruruku, Ngai Tawhao, Ngāti Matepū.

 

 

All Media enquiries to:

Tania Eden

Chairperson

Mana Ahuriri Trust

taniaeden@xtra.co.nz

Ph: 027 299 6999

 

 

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