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 [...]

Vacancy – Ringa Rehe Tatau | Senior Accountant

2024-03-06T19:28:17+00:00March 6th, 2024|

Ringa Rehe Tatau | Senior Accountant | Hybrid Flexible Working Competitive Salary + Wellbeing Allowance Health, Life, and Income Protection Insurance Benefit Succession planning to Kaiwhakahaere Pūtea | Finance Manager Work for, by and with pan-iwi Māori in realising our Tangaroa first vision in an environment grounded in manaakitanga and whanaungatanga, working alongside exceptional, highly skilled peers. Mō mātou - About us We are Te Ohu Kaimoana and we are dedicated to uniting pan-iwi [...]

Vacancy – Ringa Rehe Kaitātari | Senior Data Analyst

2024-03-04T03:40:28+00:00March 4th, 2024|

Ringa Rehe Kaitātari | Senior Data Analyst Wellington based Fulltime This is an exciting opportunity to work with Iwi and hapū, across the motu to advance their interests and aspirations in relation to the moana. Mō mātou – About Us The Māori Commercial Aquaculture Claims Settlement Act 2004 established the Māori Commercial Aquaculture Trust; Te Ohu Kaimoana is their trustee. We are owned by 58 Iwi and support them in their aquaculture aspirations. The [...]

Te Ohu Kaimoana – Te Pūrongo ā Tau | Annual Report 2023

2024-02-28T02:18:31+00:00February 28th, 2024|

28 Huitanguru 2024 You can now download a copy of our Annual Report for the 2022/23 Financial Year. View online version - Via Issuu Download PDF The Annual Report covers our activities for Te Ohu Kai Moana Group (consisting of Te Ohu Kaimoana, Te Wai Māori, Tapuwae Roa and Moana New Zealand (inclusive of Sealord Group Limited)) from 1 October 2022 through to 30 September 2023. We will be presenting further on this report [...]

Te Ohu Kaimoana seeks further clarity concerning Fast Track Consent Bill

2024-02-15T18:49:05+00:00February 15th, 2024|

16 Huitanguru 2024 Te Ohu Kaimoana is seeking further clarity from the Government concerning the intent and implications of its proposed Fast Track Consenting Bill. While supportive in principle of both economic development and a fit for purpose consenting process, there is little clarity as to how new legislation will protect the fisheries and aquaculture settlements, as well as the natural environment. The fast-track consenting process is included within the coalition government’s 100-day plan, [...]

Environment Select Committee appearance regarding Hauraki Gulf / Tīkapa Moana Marine Protection Bill

2024-02-15T06:16:09+00:00February 15th, 2024|

15 Huitanguru 2024 Te Ohu Kaimoana appeared today before the Environment Select Committee to speak to its written response (available here: in regard to the Hauraki Gulf / Tīkapa Moana Marine Protection Bill (the Bill). Te Ohu Kaimoana believes the Bill should be with-drawn, based in-part upon the following key points. Impact upon Te Tiriti o Waitangi, Treaty settlements and customary fishing rights: The Bill is aspiring to define and manage customary practices [...]

He Aituā – Norm Dewes MNZM

2024-01-02T20:32:52+00:00January 2nd, 2024|

He aituā, kua hinga te tōtara o te waonui a Tāne - kua mate a Norm Dewes (Ngāti Kahungunu) (MNZM). We are deeply saddened to hear of Norm’s passing on Sunday; a revered, respected and renowned leader within Māoridom. He was a founder of both Te Rūnanga o Ngā Maata Waka and the National Urban Māori Authority, former Chair of Te Pūtahitanga, former Chair of Tapuwae Roa (Te Pūtea Whakatupu Trust) and a great contributing partner to [...]

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