Video | Agriculture | Confidence | Economy | Energy | Employment | Finance | Media | Property | RBNZ | Science | SOEs | Tax | Technology | Telecoms | Tourism | Transport | Search

 

New Chair of Te Ohu Kai Moana Trustee Limited Appointed

Media release from Te Ohu Kaimoana (Maori Fisheries Trust)

New Chair of Te Ohu Kai Moana Trustee Limited Appointed

Directors of Te Ohu Kai Moana Trustee Limited, the corporate trustee of Te Ohu Kaimoana, the Maori Fisheries Trust, have appointed Mr Matiu Rei, of Wellington, as chairman.

Mr Rei, the Executive Director of Te Runanga o Toa Rangatira, was appointed to the board in May this year through the Iwi Electoral College. He has been involved in Iwi and Maori economic development as well as commercial and customary fisheries throughout his career.

Mr Sonny Tau was reappointed Deputy Chairman.

Te Ohu Kaimoana faces particular challenges in the future, including completing coastline agreements among Mandated Iwi Organisations and encouraging those remaining Iwi that have yet to implement effective governance and management structures to do so in order to receive their full entitlement of the Maori fisheries settlement.

The organisation’s Chief Executive, Mr Peter Douglas, said that the fisheries industry was becoming evermore complex, with impending legislative decisions over marine farming and its affect on fishing activity, the need to better integrate Maori customary fishing with commercial and recreational fishing, and managing the Maori commercial aquaculture settlement.

Mr Rei’s experience at an Iwi and national level in fisheries, as well as wider Maoridom, provides continued strong leadership, as Te Ohu Kaimoana works on behalf of all Iwi and Maori.

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Business Headlines | Sci-Tech Headlines

 

Forest And Bird: Misinformation Circulating On Biodiversity Policy

Forest & Bird is concerned at misinformation circulating regarding a policy statement aimed at protecting New Zealand’s unique biodiversity. The National Policy Statement for Indigenous Biodiversity is being consulted on by the ... More>>

ALSO:

NIWA: Scientists Say Methane Emitted By Humans ‘vastly Underestimated’

NIWA researchers have helped unlock information trapped in ancient air samples from Greenland and Antarctica that shows the amount of methane humans are emitting into the atmosphere from fossil fuels has been vastly underestimated... More>>

ALSO:

SMC Expert Reaction: Record Dry Spells And Effects On Forests

With no rain forecast before Sunday, Auckland is about to break a record for the city's longest dry spell. Niwa says Auckland is likely to hit 40 consecutive days without rain this weekend . The upper North Island is seeing severe meterological ... More>>

ALSO:



Reserve Bank: Official Cash Rate Remains At 1.0 Percent

The Monetary Policy Committee has decided to keep the Official Cash Rate (OCR) at 1.0 percent. Employment is at or slightly above its maximum sustainable level while consumer price inflation is close to the 2 percent mid-point of our target range. ... More>>

ALSO:

Science Media Centre: Novel Coronavirus Detected In China – Expert Reaction

The virus was detected after more than 40 people were hospitalised with pneumonia in Wuhan City, China and the outbreak traced to a large animal and seafood market. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that person-to-person transmission ... More>>

ALSO:

NZ First: Launch Of Parliament Petition To Remove Aluminium Dross

This afternoon to a crowd of over 100 people in Mataura -- Mark Patterson, New Zealand First List MP based in Clutha-Southland launched a parliamentary petition regarding the aluminium dross issue in Mataura, Southland. The petition asks that the House ... More>>

ALSO: