Summer office closedown

2020-12-21T20:39:45+00:00December 21st, 2020|

22 Hakihea 2020 We've reached the end of the year whānau!   This year has provided many unexpected challenges and opportunities and we'd like to thank everyone who has provided feedback on policy development, attended zui and engaged with us on fisheries kaupapa throughout the year. Meri kirihimete me ngā mihi maioha mō te tau hou!   Before returning refreshed and ready for 2021, we'll be closing the office from Wednesday 23 December and [...]

Come and work with us

2021-01-12T02:53:08+00:00December 17th, 2020|

18 Hakihea 2020             Te Ohu Kaimoana currently has a number of job opportunities across the team, including communications, legal and finance roles. Please share these with your networks. This is a fantastic opportunity for whānau who are keen to work for a pan-iwi organisation, passionate or interested in learning more about te reo Māori and te Ao Māori and would like to support the protection and enhancement of [...]

Lisa te Heuheu appointed Te Mātārae of Te Ohu Kaimoana

2020-12-14T20:57:42+00:00December 14th, 2020|

15 Hakihea 2020                 The Board of Te Ohu Kaimoana are proud to announce the appointment of Lisa te Heuheu (Ngāti Raukawa, Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Maniapoto) to the role of Te Mātārae (Chief Executive) of Te Ohu Kaimoana. Lisa currently serves as the Chair of Te Wai Māori Trust, an entity of Te Ohu Kai Moana Group along with Te Ohu Kaimoana, Te Pūtea Whakatupu Trust and Aotearoa [...]

First reading in parliament for Maori Commercial Aquaculture Claims Settlement Amendment Bill

2020-12-09T03:36:28+00:00December 9th, 2020|

9 Hakihea 2020               Some good news for all of us as 2020 comes to a close. Since 2017, we have worked with iwi to improve our ability to allocate aquaculture settlement assets in some situations. In June 2018, we provided the Minister with a proposal to amend the Maori Commercial Aquaculture Claims Settlement Act 2004 (the Act) to provide Te Ohu Kaimoana (in its role as Trustee [...]

Replace hard-to-recycle plastics with more sustainable, recyclable options

2020-12-07T21:15:12+00:00December 7th, 2020|

8 Hakihea 2020 We support the move to replace hard-to-recycle plastics with alternative products that are more sustainable or have a better recycling capability. A high percentage of plastic products used in Aotearoa go to the landfill because there is limited recycling capability for certain types of plastics - and a large proportion of this plastic waste ends up in our aquatic ecosystems. This has a negative impact on the health of aquatic life [...]

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