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Te Taumata Runanga appointments

15 December 2004

Te Taumata Runanga appointments

Te Warena Taua has been re-elected Chairman of Waitakere City Council’s Te Taumata Runanga. Mr Taua is kaumätua of Te Kawerau A Maki.

Deputy Chair is Mihi Te Huia, a long term resident of Te Atatu and a member of the Te Atatu Marae Development Group.

The other members of Te Taumata Runanga are Fraser Delamere (representing : Hoani Waititi Marae),Wiremu Hetaraka (Te Piringa Tahi O Te Maungarongo), Poata Northcroft (Roopu Kaumatua Te O Waipareira

Mayor Bob Harvey (ex officio), Councillor Pat Booth and Councillor Judy Lawley represent Waitakere City Council.

Te Taumata Runanga has the status of a Standing Committee of the Council, and reports to the Council.

The committee’s purpose is to ensure Maori values are considered in the Council's decision making and that the needs of the Maori community are considered in effective service provision.

ENDS

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