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

 

Jamie Tuuta appointed Chairman Māori Television board

Iwi business leader Jamie Tuuta (Ngāti Mutunga, Ngāti Tama, Te Ati Awa and Taranaki Tuturu) has today been announced as the new Chairman of the Māori Television Board.

The announcement was made this afternoon by the Minister for Maori Development Hon Nanaia Mahuta and co-chairs of Te Mātāwai Te Waihoroi Shortland and Dr Mereana Selby.

Mr Tuuta, the CEO of Te Tumu Paeroa, has a wealth of governance experience. He currently holds governance roles with Aotearoa Fisheries Ltd, Tamaki Makaurau Community Housing Ltd, Wools of New Zealand, Taranaki Whanui Ltd, Taranaki Investment Management Ltd and is a Tourism New Zealand board member.

He is passionate about investing in innovation and has held a range of leadership roles in iwi and Māori development, agribusiness, fishing, investment, health, tourism and education. He was previously chair of the Parininihi ki Waitōtara Incorporation, Te Runanga o Ngāti Mutunga and Ngāti Mutunga ki Wharekauri Asset Holding Company.

In addition to Mr Tuuta’s appointment, Mr Peter-Lucas Jones (Ngāti Kahu, Te Rārawa, Ngāi Takoto and Te Aupōuri) has formally been appointed to the Deputy-Chair position. Mr Jones was first appointed to the Board on 23 December 2016.

Mr Tuuta replaces Board Chairman Hon Dame Georgina te Heuheu DNZM, QSO, who has completed two terms as Director/Chairman of Maori Television.

Dame Georgina congratulated Mr Tuuta on his appointment, saying Mr Tuuta brings a wealth of experience and skill to the leadership role, and his appointment is warmly received.

Both appointments are effective immediately.

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Business Headlines | Sci-Tech Headlines

 

Smelter: Tiwai Deal Gives Time For Managed Transition

Today’s deal between Meridian and Rio Tinto for the Tiwai smelter to remain open another four years provides time for a managed transition for Southland. “The deal provides welcome certainty to the Southland community by protecting jobs and incomes as the region plans for the future. The Government is committed to working on a managed transition with the local community,” Grant Robertson said. More>>

ALSO:

Economy: Strong Job Ad Performance In Quarter Four

SEEK Quarterly Employment Report data shows a positive q/q performance with a 19% national growth in jobs advertised during Q4 2020, which includes October, November and December. Comparing quarter 4, 2020, with the same quarter in 2019 shows that job ad volumes are 7% lower...More>>

NIWA: 2020 - NZ’s 7th-warmest Year On Record

The nationwide average temperature for 2020, calculated using stations in NIWA’s seven-station temperature series which began in 1909, was 13.24°C (0.63°C above the 1981–2010 annual average). New Zealand’s hottest year on record remains 2016, when... More>>

Quotable Value New Zealand: Property Market Set To Cool From Sizzling To Warm In 2021

Nostradamus himself could not have predicted the strange series of events that befell our world in 2020 – nor the wild trajectory of New Zealand’s property market, which has gone from “doom and gloom” to “boom and Zoom” in record time. Even ... More>>

PriceSpy: Research Reveals How Shopping Behaviours Have Changed This Christmas

According to a new survey* from PriceSpy , almost 50 per cent of Kiwis are looking to shop locally this Christmas in light of Covid-19; The research also found consumers are changing their shopping habits, with one in seven (14 per cent) getting super-organised ... More>>

Commerce Commission: Noel Leeming Group Warned For Making Delivery Representations Without Reasonable Grounds During COVID-19 Lockdown

Noel Leeming Group has been warned by the Commerce Commission for making delivery representations about two products which, in the Commission’s view, it did not have reasonable grounds for at the time the representations were made. The warning ... More>>