Gordon Campbell | Parliament TV | Parliament Today | Video | Questions Of the Day | Search

 


Lee and Love appointed to Te Papa Board

Rt Hon Helen Clark
Prime Minister of New Zealand

31 July 2007 Media Statement

Lee and Love appointed to Te Papa Board

Prime Minister and Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage, Helen Clark today announced the appointments of Hon Sandra Lee and Professor Ngatata Love to the Board of Te Papa.

They replace retiring Board members Mark Solomon and Josie Karanga.

Hon Sandra Lee of Auckland (Ngāi Tahu), has served as Local Government and Conservation Minister, and is also a former High Commissioner to Niue. She has extensive experience in central and local government, and in conservation issues.

Professor Ngatata Love of Wellington (Te Atiawa), is Professor of Business at Victoria University and Mana Whenua Professor at Te Whare Wananga o Awanuiārangi’s Wellington Campus. He has undertaken wide-ranging work on Māori issues over many years, including as Te Puni Kōkiri's Chief Executive.

Sandra Lee and Ngatata Love have been appointed for three-year terms from August 2007.

Helen Clark also acknowledged the contributions and commitment of retiring members Mark Solomon and Josie Karanga.

"Mark and Josie both served on the Te Papa Board for six years. They made a significant contribution to the development of its Mâori protocols and exhibitions of iwi taonga and I thank them for all they did for Te Papa," Helen Clark said.

--

BACKGROUND INFORMATION
Hon Sandra Lee’s experience as a former High Commissioner to Niue (2003-2005) and as Minister of Local Government and Conservation and Associate Minister of Māori Affairs between 1999 and 2002 have given her a strong knowledge of cultural, conservation, iwi, and local government issues which will assist the Board’s deliberations. Sandra Lee is of Ngai Tahu descent.

Professor Ngatata Love (Te Atiawa) is Mana Whenua Professor for Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi’s Wellington campus and Professor of Business at Victoria University. Professor Love was the first Māori to gain a PhD in Aotearoa, and is Emeritus Professor and a Member of Massey University Council. He is also a former CEO of Te Puni Kōkiri and chairs the Wellington Tenths Trust Board.


ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

Gordon Campbell: On Journalism’s Future In The Era Of “Alternative Facts.”

Already, the White House has made it clear that the media are the new enemy that the new President’s supporters will be encouraged to unite against. (What else can they do now they don’t have Hillary Clinton to demonise any more?)

The fantastic phrase “alternative facts” coined by Trump spinmeister Kellyanne Conway captures the media strategy in a nutshell. More>>

 

Employment: Minimum Wage To Increase To $15.75

The minimum wage will increase by 50 cents to $15.75 an hour on 1 April 2017... The starting-out and training hourly minimum wage rates will increase from $12.20 to $12.60 per hour, remaining at 80 per cent of the adult minimum wage.More>>

ALSO:

Housing: Sit-In Occupation To Stop Niki’s Eviction

The Tāmaki Redevelopment Company hopes to issue a Possession Order for 14 Taniwha Street, Glen Innes. This will give them the ability to forcibly evict Ioela ‘Niki’ Rauti who has lived at 14 Taniwha Street for 21 years... More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On Bill English, Abroad

If David Cameron was the closest thing John Key had to a political mentor, their successors also share a whole lot in common. Theresa May and Bill English were both propelled into the top jobs as the result of unexpected resignations, and without much in the way of credible competition from their colleagues... More>>

ALSO:

Pike River: Labour Bill To Override Safety Act For Mine Entry

“Bill English has been hiding behind the legal excuse that any attempt to re-enter the mine to recover the bodies might place the mine’s owner, Solid Energy Limited, and its directors in breach of the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015." More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On Populism And Labour 2017

For many people on the centre-left, populism is a dirty word, and a shorthand for the politics of bigotry. In this country, it has tended to be equated with the angry legions of New Zealand First. Who knew they were not just a reactionary spasm, but the wave of the future? More>>

Oxfam: 30% Of NZ Owns Less Wealth Than Our Two Richest Men

The research also reveals that the richest one per cent have 20 per cent of the wealth in New Zealand, while 90 per cent of the population owns less than half of the nation’s wealth. The research forms part of a global report released to coincide with this week’s annual meeting of political and business leaders at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Parliament
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news