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Outcome of online Māori Fisheries Amendment Bill hui

2024-06-11T03:51:16+00:00June 11th, 2024|

We would like to thank those who were able to attend our recent online hui regarding the Māori Fisheries Amendment Bill (the Bill), and update those who were unable to attend on the outcome of the hui. We had 57 online attendees, comprised of members from our Mandated (MIOs) and Recognised (RIOs) Iwi Organisations, Asset Holding Companies (AHCs), Representative Māori Organisations (RMOs), Te Kāwai Taumata (TKT) and Te Kāhui o Te Ohu Kaimoana (Te [...]

He Whakamōhiotanga Kōrero 4.0

2024-06-11T03:32:38+00:00June 11th, 2024|

He Whakamōhiotanga Kōrero is our series of regular reports to iwi, measuring progress against our key priorities and key performance indicators as identified in our annual plan, which contribute towards achieving our five-year strategy. The aim of these reports is to provide you with more regular insight into the strategic and operational activities and performance of Te Ohu Kaimoana and Takutai Trust. Volume 4.0 is available for download here and this reporting period covers from [...]

Invitation To Important Online Hui Regarding The Māori Fisheries Amendment Bill

2024-05-27T20:51:38+00:00May 27th, 2024|

The Board of Te Ohu Kaimoana invite Mandated and Recognised Iwi Organisations, and their Asset Holding Companies under the Māori Fisheries Act 2004 to an important online hui, to be held this Wednesday 29 May 2024 at 4:00pm regarding developments in the Māori Fisheries Amendment Bill (the Bill). We apologise for the short notice. Late last week Te Ohu Kaimoana was made aware of decisions by the Minister for Oceans and Fisheries (pertaining to [...]

Second Reading of the Māori Fisheries Amendment Bill

2024-05-02T18:57:29+00:00May 2nd, 2024|

On the evening of 30 April 2024, the House concluded its second reading of the Māori Fisheries Amendment Bill. Over the course of the second reading, the House heard from members of various parties including National, Labour, ACT and Green. All were in support of the Bill. Common themes that arose in the speeches were:  The aim to provide iwi more direct control over fisheries assets, decision making, and provide operational efficiency; The time [...]

Urchinomics Appoints Maru Samuels as its New In-Country Lead for New Zealand

2024-05-01T01:39:57+00:00May 1st, 2024|

Published by Urchinomics -Friday 26 April 2024 Urchinomics, the pioneering venture in urchin ranching and kelp restoration, is delighted to announce the appointment of Maru Samuels as its new in-country lead for New Zealand. In this newly established role, Maru will spearhead the development of Urchin Ranching operations using Urchinomics proprietary system, to address the growing issue of kina (urchin) barrens in New Zealand. With a wealth of experience spanning over 20 years working [...]

He Whakamōhiotanga Kōrero 3.0

2024-04-29T20:39:32+00:00April 29th, 2024|

He Whakamōhiotanga Kōrero is our new series of regular reports to iwi, measuring progress against our key priorities and key performance indicators as identified in our annual plan, which contribute towards achieving our five-year strategy. The aim of these reports is to provide you with more regular insight into the strategic and operational activities and performance of Te Ohu Kaimoana and Takutai Trust. Volume 3.0 is available for download here and this reporting period covers from [...]

Graeme Hastilow appointed Te Mātārae of Te Ohu Kaimoana

2024-04-15T19:28:23+00:00April 15th, 2024|

16 Paengawhāwhā 2024 The Board of Te Ohu Kaimoana is proud to announce the appointment of Graeme Hastilow (Ngāti Toa Rangatira, Ngāti Raukawa ki te Tonga) to the role of Te Mātārae (Chief Executive) of Te Ohu Kaimoana, effective immediately. “Graeme has been an integral member of our kāhui for over ten years. He has been a top performer in several key roles for our organisation; most recently as the Principal Advisor to the [...]

Seeking iwi feedback – draft response to the Environment Select Committee on the Fast-track Approvals Bill

2024-04-09T00:21:09+00:00April 9th, 2024|

This pānui provides you with an update on the response of Te Ohu Kaimoana to the Fast-track Approvals Bill. In our last pānui, which can be found here, we provided an update on the Bill and noted our initial concerns with the potential implications this Bill may have in terms of the existing Māori fisheries and aquaculture settlements. We also advised iwi that upon receiving a copy of the draft Bill, we would review [...]

Statement from Te Ohu Kaimoana on Government announcement regarding Kermadec Ocean Sanctuary Bill

2024-03-28T03:25:45+00:00March 28th, 2024|

Te Ohu Kaimoana will continue its work with iwi to develop an indigenous led approach to a relationship with the moana, but is pleased with the Government's announcement today to remove the Kermadec Ocean Sanctuary Bill from its order paper; a move that will ensure that iwi treaty settlement rights will not be extinguished in FMA10. At a Special General Meeting of Te Ohu Kaimoana held on 13 June 2023, iwi voted to reject the Crown’s [...]

He Whakamōhiotanga Kōrero 2.0

2024-03-17T21:07:30+00:00March 17th, 2024|

He Whakamōhiotanga Kōrero is our new series of regular reports to iwi, measuring progress against our key priorities and key performance indicators as identified in our annual plan, which contribute towards achieving our five-year strategy. The aim of these reports is to provide you with more regular insight into the strategic and operational activities and performance of Te Ohu Kaimoana and Takutai Trust. Volume 2.0 is available for download here and this reporting period [...]

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