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New CE for Te Runanganui o Ngati Porou announced

New CE for Te Runanganui o Ngati Porou announced

The TRONPnui Board has approved the appointment of Mr. Herewini Muturangi Te Koha, as CE of Te Runanganui o Ngati Porou.

Herewini is a consultant and former public servant who, over the last 20 years, has held a number of senior roles within the public sector. He is a former deputy chief executive, Te Puni Kokiri; chief executive of Te Mangai Paho (the Maori Broadcasting Commission) and Deputy Director of the Office of Treaty Settlements. In 1994 he also spent a year working for Te Runanga o Ngati Porou and, later, was one of three Runanga-nominated appointees to Te Haeata, Ngati Porou’s Treaty of Waitangi claims negotiations team.

He is of Ngati Porou descent having affiliations to Te Whanau a Karuai, Te Whanau a Hunaara and Te Aitanga a Mate. He is also of Nga Puhi and Ngati Tamatera descent. Herewini is a mokopuna of the late Tipene and Hokinga (Girlie) Ngata of Waiomatatini and is married to Kim Ngarimu (Te Aitanga a Mate).

Herewini takes up his appointment on Monday 5 October 2015.

Selwyn Parata


Te Runanganui o Ngati Porou

22 September 2015


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