Te Kōpu ā Kānapanapa Appointments

Te Kōpu ā Kānapanapa is a permanent, joint committee of the Waikato Regional Council (WRC) and Taupo District Council (TDC), established under the Ngāti Tūwharetoa Claims Settlement Act 2018.  This Committee will be made up of eight members - four from Ngāti Tūwharetoa and two each from WRC and TDC.

 

Te Kotahitanga o Ngāti Tūwharetoa (TKNT) appoints suitable members from Ngāti Tūwharetoa.  Nominees do not need to be TKNT Delegates, however, they must understand Te Kōpu ā Kānapanapa and have suitable skills, knowledge and experience to fulfil the member duties and responsibilities.

UPDATE:

  • 17 August 2019 - election held at TKNT hui, Mokai Marae: two duly elected members to Te Kōpu ā Kānapanapa were appointed.
    • Wiari Rauhina - Ngāti Hinemihi / Ngāti Moekino
    • George Asher - Ngāti Kurauia

Ngā mihi ki a rāua kei runga i ngā tini ahuatanga o tēnei kaupapa tino whakahirahira. 

We also acknowledge the excellent skills, knowledge, and the mana each nominee brought forward in representation not only for themselves but also as nominees supported by their respective hapū, during their interviews.  He maha ngā mihi ki ngā kanohi i tū ana mō ngā patapātai nō Ngāti Te Maunga, Ngāti Te Kohera, Ngāti Kurauia, Ngāti Wairangi rātou ko Ngāti Hikairo ki Tongariro.