Annual Iwi Engagement Survey 2021

2021-10-20T03:14:08+00:00October 20th, 2021|

Each year, Te Ohu Kaimoana commissions an independent short survey as an opportunity for iwi to provide feedback on how you think we are doing. Like previous years, we've brought on board AK Research (previously known as UMR research) to run this kaupapa. If you are a representative of one of our Mandated Iwi Organisations (MIO), Regional Iwi Organisations (RIO), or Asset Holding Companies (AHC) we represent, your whakaaro, guidance, and participation are essential [...]

Te hī ika: How Māori fishing rights were saved – but only just

2021-10-20T02:15:20+00:00October 20th, 2021|

Thirty years on from the landmark fisheries settlement – the first ever pan-iwi settlement – Māori interests in fisheries are established and indisputable. But that wasn’t always the case. You don’t taste it when you’re tucking into a piping-hot battered hoki off a bed of chips and newspaper, gulping down half-shell Bluff oysters, or devouring a helping of toroi at your marae wharekai, but kaimoana has had a tumultuous history. Māori have been [...]

Our Q3 report is now available

2021-10-18T05:14:43+00:00October 18th, 2021|

We are pleased to present our quarter three report. This report covers the period 1 April –30 June against our Annual Plan for 2020/21. Inside our report, you'll find updates on: Māori Fisheries Act Amendments Rangitāhua Ocean Sanctuary and Marine Protected Areas Takutai New Space Plan Resouce Management Act matters Quarter three dashboard Below you'll also find our quarterly dashboard highlighting our key issues and results for the quarter. Read the full report here

What are 28N rights?

2021-09-15T05:06:16+00:00September 15th, 2021|

The dilemma of 28N rights is a hangover from the introduction of the Quota Management System. They have cost iwi approximately $14 million over the last 30 years. It's an issue of contention for Te Ohu Kaimoana, who are working with Fisheries New Zealand on a solution that protects the value of the Māori Fisheries Settlement. Policy analyst, Tamar Wells, explains the origin of 28N rights how they impact fisheries at present and [...]

Te Ohu Kaimoana Policy Analyst first Kiwi in Iceland fisheries residency

2021-08-27T02:22:02+00:00August 27th, 2021|

Te Ohu Kaimoana Policy Analyst first Kiwi in Iceland fisheries residency 27 August 2021 Te Ohu Kaimoana is proud to support Policy Analyst, Te Aomihia Walker as she prepares to embark on a 6-month residency in Iceland next week as Aotearoa’s first fellow to attend the internationally acclaimed UNESCO GRÓ Fisheries Training Programme. Te Aomihia, along with other international fellows, will undergo a programme of both practical and theoretical study to gain a holistic [...]

Hurihia tō aroaro ki te rā tukuna tō ātārangi kia taka ki muri ki a koe

2021-08-12T21:46:30+00:00August 12th, 2021|

Hurihia tō aroaro ki te rā tukuna tō ātārangi kia taka ki muri ki a koe 13 August 2021 Nā Lisa te Heuheu | Te Mātārae, Te Ohu Kaimoana It is a privilege to have been appointed as the new Mātārae of Te Ohu Kaimoana, and to be able to provide you with an insight to what I see, hear and feel as I navigate my new role. I do want to take a [...]

Launching Te Korowai o Tangaroa – our kāhui magazine

2021-08-12T06:09:35+00:00August 6th, 2021|

Launching Te Korowai o Tangaroa – our kāhui magazine 6 August 2021 Te Ohu Kaimoana is excited to announce the launch of our quarterly kāhui magazine, Te Korowai o Tangaroa. The name Te Korowai o Tangaroa (the feathered cloak of Tangaroa) was gifted by our director Selwyn Parata (Ngāti Porou). It represents the entities of Te Ohu Kai Moana Group serving as protectors of Tangaroa and his realm, a responsibility entrusted to our entities [...]

MPI reveals what happens to confiscated seafood

2021-02-17T06:35:09+00:00February 17th, 2021|

MPI reveals what happens to confiscated seafood 17 February 2021 Story courtesy of NewsHub The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) revealed on Friday what it does with all the seafood it confiscates from people who are caught breaking the rules. Because it can't all just be thrown back in the ocean, the seafood ends up in a variety of different places, depending on the situation, says MPI national manager of fisheries compliance Steve Ham. [...]

Vacancy – Tai Moana (Senior Policy Analyst)

2021-02-15T03:38:48+00:00February 15th, 2021|

Vacancy - Tai Moana (Senior Policy Analyst) 15 February 2021 Join a passionate team engaged in meaningful and interesting work Build close working relationships with iwi Thrive on the challenge and opportunities this role offers About us Te hā o Tangaroa, kia ora ai tāua – the breath of Tangaroa sustains us. This whakaaro underpins the work of Te Ohu Kaimoana and refers to the ongoing interdependent relationship that Māori hold with Tangaroa as [...]

Bella Takiari-Brame appointed to ACC Board

2021-02-09T22:29:17+00:00February 9th, 2021|

Bella Takiari-Brame appointed to ACC Board We would like to celebrate the appointment of one of our own Directors, Bella Takiari-Brame on her recent appointment to join the Board of ACC. Bella Takiari-Brame from Hamilton is an accountant with an international career with experience in regulated industries, treasury, bank financing and audit and risk. She is a director with Crown Infrastructure Partners, the Lines Company, Braemar Hospital, Te Ohu Kaimoana, Maniapoto Māori Trust board, [...]

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