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Current Trustees

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1. KAPUTUHI MARAE:
TRUSTEE: Rore Pat Stafford is a founding member of the Trust
and also currently the acting Chairman of the Board and very passionate
about the kaupapa of the Trust
 
 
 
 
 
2. HONORARY TRUSTEE
Dr Koro Wetere. Koro played an influential role in developing the concept of
a self-directed Maori organisation that focuses on delivering cultural and social
solutions to the issues that were facing Maori in 1970's and 1980's. He was to
support the movement of the Trust as Chairman, in the earlier years.  He has
remained a strong supporter of the kaupapa as Honorary Trustee, bringing to
the Board a wealth of knowledge and experience gained  in his role as a Member
of Parliament and advocate for Maori development. 
 
 
 
 
 
    
3. MANGARAMA MARAE:
TRUSTEE: John Hughes is one of a new and much younger group of trustees
being appointed to represent his marae on the Board.
 
 
 
 

  

4. MIRUMIRU (MAROKOPA MARAE):

TRUSTEE: Maxine Poa replaces long standing and respected Kaumatua
Tame (Buck) Hohaia.  Maxine is a hard working and very committed member
of the Board of Trustees who believe strongly in the concept and vision of
the Trust. 

 

 

 

 

 5. MOKAU KOHUNUI MARAE: 

TRUSTEE: Abe Mita.  An image to follow.
Abe is newly appointed to the Trust and is taking his role very seriously as he
actively contributes to Board projects and sub-committee responsibilities.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
6. MOTITI MARAE:
TRUSTEE: Marissa Campbell has previously served on the Board and recently
returns as trustee to support the Trust's work with rangatahi.
 
   
 
 
 
 
7. NAPINAPI MARAE:
TRUSTEE: Robert Chase is part of our new Trustee group and brings with
him a wealth of experience gained from his extensive involvement with
his marae.
 
 
 
  
 
8. OPARURE PA:
TRUSTEE: Dan Te Kanawa (Vice Chairman BOT)
Dan is a founding trustee, who has worked very hard in the earlier days forming the Trust
and more recently to ensure that it continues to have a high profile amongst the whanau.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
9. OTEWA MARAE (TE HOKINGAMAI-KI-TE-NEHENEHENUI)
TRUSTEE: Dave Tapara is a current Trustee of his marae and has added to his
responsibilities by representing his marae on the Trust.  He has become a
regular contributor to Trust projects.
 
 
 
  

10. POHATUIRI PA: 
With the return of Miria and her husband to Te Kuiti after many years away in Wellington,
Miria was keen to support the Trust and it's work. Miria replaced founding trustee,
Te Aue Davis in 1992.
 
 
 
 
 
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11. RAKAUNUI PA:

TRUSTEE: Hana Herbert.  Hana believes in the Trust and it's vision to deliver

services to our whanau, hapu and iwi at a consistent and high standard.

 

 

 

 

 

 

12. REREAMANU MARAE
TRUSTEE: Lynn Green is one of our hard working younger group of trustees
that strongly supports the potential of the Trust to make a major and positive
difference for the Maniapoto iwi.

 

 

 

 

13. TAREWAANGA MARAE

TRUSTEE:  Greg Loomans has been recently appointed to the Trust and

joins the younger group that bring enthusiasm and fresh ideas to the

Trust.

 

 

  

 

14. TE AHOROA MARAE:

TRUSTEE: Vicki Smith replaces Kaumatua Mick Te Whare as Trustee and is

part of the development programme of engaging a younger group of trustees

to bring a new perspective to the Board.

  

 

 

 

 
15. TE KAUAE PA: 
TRUSTEE: Leslie Koroheke.
Les is a founding Trustee and has a strong belief in the value of the PACT sheme for
marae development and whanau support.

 

 

 

 

16. TE KORAPATU MARAE:
TRUSTEE:  Maryanne Morgan is a recently appointed Trustee and
looks forward to making a genuine difference for whanau while
representing her marae at Board level.
 
 
 
 
 
17. TE KOTAHITANGA MARAE:
TRUSTEE:  Josephine Montgomery.  
Josephine has served as a trustee since the inception of the Trust in 1981.
 
  
 
 
 
 
 
18. TE KUITI PA:
TRUSTEE: Sharon James represents one of our busiest marae and has some very
high standards to live up to as she follows in the footsteps of Kaumatua and long
standing Trustee Kingi Tuheka Hetet.  Sharon is also one of the more recently
younger group of Trustees now representing her marae at the Board table.
 
 
 

  

19. TE KUMI MARAE:
TRUSTEE:  Michael Ball.  A member of the younger trustee group whom
we are encouraging to be more involved in the Trust.

  

 

 

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20. TOKIKAPU MARAE:
TRUSTEE:  Huia Davis.  Recently appointed trustee, Huia enjoys being involved
and whole heartedly supports the Trust's kaupapa.