Media release: Iwi oppose rumoured plans to push Kermadecs legislation through Parliament

2023-08-18T02:59:03+00:00August 18th, 2023|

18 August 2023 Iwi leaders will vehemently oppose any moves from the Government to push through the proposed Kermadec Ocean Sanctuary legislation in the final days of this Parliament. In June, 42 iwi organisations representing tangata whenua nationwide overwhelmingly rejected the Government’s Kermadec Ocean Sanctuary proposal at a Special General Meeting held by Te Ohu Kaimoana. At the time iwi said there was an opportunity to develop and progress an indigenous led approach to [...]

Bella Takiari-Brame appointed to the Board of Aotearoa Fisheries Ltd (trading as Moana New Zealand Ltd)

2023-08-03T19:59:08+00:00August 3rd, 2023|

4 Here-turi-kōkā 2023  Te Ohu Kaimoana is proud to announce the appointment of Director Bella Takiari-Brame to the Board of Aotearoa Fisheries Limited (trading as Moana New Zealand). The appointment will be in effect from 1 December 2023, and Bella will succeed the then vacated position of Rangimarie Hunia whose term as a Director of Te Ohu Kaimoana expires in November 2023. Bella’s term will be for a period of three-years. “Bella has been [...]

Brianna Boxall wins MAS New In-house Lawyer of the Year

2023-08-03T02:49:12+00:00August 3rd, 2023|

3 Here-turi-kōkā 2023 Te Ohu Kaimoana is proud to advise that our Senior Solicitor Brianna Boxall (Rongomaiwahine, Ngāti Hine) has been awarded the MAS New In-house Lawyer of the Year at the Ngā Rōia ā Roto (ILANZ) Awards for 2023. “Brianna’s ethics and commitment to achieving equitable and positive outcomes for iwi are second to none. She is a steadfast advocate for the status and rights of our iwi organisations throughout Aotearoa and also [...]

New Chair and Directors appointed at Te Ohu Kaimoana

2023-08-02T01:49:01+00:00August 2nd, 2023|

2 Here-turi-kōkā 2023 Pahia Turia (Ngā Wairiki, Ngāti Apa, Ngāti Rangi, Whanganui, Ngā Rauru, Ngāti Tūwharetoa) has been announced as the new Chair of Te Ohu Kaimoana, as of 25 July 2023 following a meeting of the Board in Te Whanganui-a-tara last Tuesday. Current Director and former Chair, Rangimarie Hunia and fellow Directors made the decision to appoint Turia to ensure strategic continuity and consistency going forward, following the appointment of five new directors [...]

Iwi Wānanga On Indigenous-Led Leadership For Our Ocean – 24 August 2023

2023-07-26T20:12:04+00:00July 26th, 2023|

Invitation to iwi wānanga on indigenous-led leadership for our ocean 10:00am Thursday 24 August  2023, Te Wharewaka, Te Whanganui-a-tara | Wellington Following our Special General Meeting in June to discuss and vote on the Crown’s Kermadec Ocean Sanctuary proposal, there was a directive from iwi to gather together and discuss what an indigenous-led approach to oceans management could look like. Te Ohu Kaimoana invites you to that wānanga to be held at Te Wharewaka [...]

Vacancy – Poumatua Ratonga Rangapū | Corporate Services Manager

2023-08-03T21:11:26+00:00July 25th, 2023|

Corporate Services Manager | Poumatua Ratonga Rangapū Greystone Recruitment Wellington Central, Wellington General/Business Unit Manager (CEO & General Management) Full time About us: Te Ohu Kaimoana is an iwi-owned organisation established to protect and enhance the rights and interests of Māori relating to te tino rangatiratanga of our taonga, with a focus on fisheries. Our vision is 'Thriving whānau determining their relationship with Tangaroa' and we work with iwi to support whānau so that [...]

Media Release: Iwi strongly reject Crown’s Kermadec Ocean Sanctuary proposal

2023-06-13T06:09:40+00:00June 13th, 2023|

Iwi strongly reject Crown’s Kermadec Ocean Sanctuary proposal 13 June 2023 Iwi leaders today voted to reject the establishment of the Crown’s proposed Kermadec Ocean Sanctuary at a Special General Meeting, hosted by Te Ohu Kaimoana in Wellington. Leaders present at the hui said that an indigenous led approach, designed by iwi for iwi is the only pathway forward and a first step toward any form of future marine management arrangements for that area. [...]

Mai-Paritu-tae-atu-ki-Turakirae Fisheries Forum announced as winners of the inaugural Tangata Kaitiaki-Tiaki Award

2023-06-08T07:37:29+00:00June 8th, 2023|

8 June 2023 We were privileged to attend Tuesday night’s Tangaroa-ki-tua Fisheries New Zealand Seafood Sustainability Awards for 2023 at Parliament House, as well as sponsor the inaugural Tangata Kaitiaki-Tiaki Award. Te Ohu Kaimoana Mātārae, Lisa te Heuheu presented the award to this year’s winners, Te Mai-Paritu-tae-atu-ki-Turakirae Fisheries Forum. The forum is a voluntary collective of Māori tāngata kaitiaki, mana whenua and mana moana geographically spread along the east coast of the North Island, [...]

E Tū Tā Herewini (Selwyn) Tanetoa Parata – he tangata kī tahi

2023-06-07T03:31:22+00:00June 7th, 2023|

E Tū Tā Herewini (Selwyn) Tanetoa Parata - he tangata kī tahi 7 June 2023 Ko Hikurangi te maunga Ko Waiapu te awa Ko Ngāti Porou te iwi We are proud of our Director, Chair of Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Porou, and Chair of Te Matatini, Tā Herewini Parata (Ngāti Porou, Ngāi Tahu), who has been awarded a Knight Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit in this year’s King’s Honours List for [...]

Notice of Te Ohu Kai Moana Trustee Limited Special General Meeting (SGM) – 10:00am Tuesday 13 June 2023, James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor, Wellington

2023-05-14T21:26:34+00:00May 14th, 2023|

Notice of Te Ohu Kai Moana Trustee Limited Special General Meeting (SGM) – 10:00am Tuesday 13 June 2023, James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor, Wellington 15 May 2023 Following the unfortunate weather events in Tāmaki-Makaurau and the rest of Te Ika a Māui which resulted in the cancellation of this week’s Special General Meeting (SGM), the Board of Te Ohu Kaimoana is pleased to invite you to join them at the newly rescheduled SGM to [...]

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