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Komiti Māori

This committee’s main function is to implement and monitor Council’s legislative obligations to Māori people to ensure and facilitate Māori input into community outcomes and policy development and implementation. It also:

  • Monitors council compliance with its obligations to Māori
  • Helps enhance the Māori people’s ability to contribute to decision-making
  • Advises council on effective ways to engage with Māori
  • Identifies relevant emerging issues for the region relating to the Treaty of Waitangi
  • Receives iwi/hapū management plans.

Key committee information

Meetings, agendas and minutes


Date/Te ra  Time/Taima                      Location/Wahi        Agenda                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Minutes                                                        
Tuesday 27 February  9.30am

Pukehina Marae, 1903 State Highway 2, Pukehina


Agenda 9.66MB, pdf

  • Supporting Document - DRAFT He Korowai Mātauranga (Mātauranga Māori Framework) – An Internal Staff Resource (Please contact the Maori Policy section for further information about this publication)

Minutes 123KB, pdf
Tuesday 24 April  9.30am Taharangi Marae, 26 Tārewa Road, Rotorua

Agenda 11.1MB, pdf

Minutes 131KB, pdf
Tuesday 19 June  9.30am Tōrere nui ā Rua Marae, 2218 State Highway 35, Tōrere Agenda 2.66MB, pdf Minutes 127KB, pdf

Rescheduled from Tuesday 21 August to Wednesday 22 August  9.30am

Hei Marae, 147 Manoeka Road, Te Puke Agenda 3.92MB, pdf Minutes 135KB, pdf
Tuesday 9 October 9.30am

Tūnohopu Marae,   5 Tūnohopu Street, Ōhinemutu, Rotorua

Agenda 5.50MB, pdf Minutes 76KB, pdf 
Tuesday 4 December  9.30am Te Hokowhitu Marae, 25B Keepa Road, Coastlands, Whakatane    

 Note: meeting date or venues may change - please check this page regularly.



Date/Te ra Agenda                                                                                                                        Minutes

Friday 3 March

Agenda 2.21MB, pdf

Minutes 88.9KB, pdf

Thursday 27 April

Agenda 2.60MB, pdf

Minutes 209KB, pdf

Tuesday 20 June

Agenda 6.57MB, pdf


Minutes 110KB, pdf

Wednesday 23 August

Agenda 3.62MB, pdf Minutes 135KB, pdf

Tuesday 10 October

Agenda 3.34MB, pdf Minutes 145KB, pdf

Tuesday 12 December

Agenda 8.78MB, pdf Minutes 58KB, pdf 


Previous minutes and agendas

For previous triennium minutes and agendas, please contact the Governance team on the details below.



An e-Panui (regular newsletter) is electronically distributed to iwi Māori in the region. The panui helps to inform iwi, whanau, hapū of news and activities, and to promote the work we do.

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Te rā/date Description
October 2018 Komiti Maori e-panui
August 2018 Komiti Māori e-Panui
June 2018 Komiti Māori e-Panui
May 2018 Komiti Māori e-Panui
April 2018 Komiti Māori e-Panui
March 2018 Komiti Māori e-Panui
February 2018 Komiti Māori e-Panui


Committee Membership

Chair - Councillor A Tahana

Deputy Chair - Councillor T Marr

Councillors - W Clark, D Love, L Thurston, M McDonald.

Ex-officio - Chairman D Leeder


Terms of Reference

Komiti Māori Terms of Reference (28.3 KB, PDF) Reviewed and adopted by Council on 15 November 2016.