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Rangitaiki River Forum

The purpose of the Forum (as set out in Ngāti Manawa Claims Settlement Act 2012 and the Ngāti Whare Claims Settlement Act 2012) is the protection and enhancement of the environmental, cultural, and spiritual health and wellbeing of the Rangitāiki River and its resources for the benefit of present and future generations.

Find out more about the Rangitaiki River Forum.

Key committee information

Meetings, agendas and minutes

Te ra/Taima
Agenda Minutes

Tuesday 21 March 2017

Te Runanga o Ngāti Whare
1188 Old State Highway 38, Murupara

Agenda 10.1MB, pdf



Minutes 214KB, pdf

CNI Iwi Land Management Ltd 1.09MB, pdf

Eastern Bay - Beyond Today & Strategic Issues 682KB, pdf

Freshwater Futures Update 667KB, pdf

Freshwater Improvement Update 4.13MB, pdf


Thursday 15 June 2017

Bay of Plenty Regional Council
5 Quay Street, Whakatane

Agenda 4.4MB, pdf

Supporting Document - Draft Whakatane District Recovery Plan 1.3MB, pdf

Presentation - Recovery Project Update 1.06MB, pdf



Minutes 266KB, pdf

Friday 18 August
Rescheduled to Friday 29 September 2017

Council Chambers
Whakatane District Council Commerce Street, Whakatāne

Agenda 10MB, pdf

Tabled Documents:

  1. Report and Recommendations of the Hearing Committee (1.53MB, pdf)
  2. Appendix A Proposed Change 3 hearings version 7.3b (track changes) (481KB, pdf)


Minutes 92KB, pdf 

Friday 10 November 2017

Te Tapiri Conference Room, Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Manawa, 9 Koromiko Street, Murupara  Agenda 3.96MB, pdf  

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


Date Agenda Minutes
22 November 2016 Agenda 4.3KB, pdf Minutes 237KB, pdf

Previous triennium agendas and minutes

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


Committee Membership

Chair - M Vercoe (Te Runanga o Ngati Manawa)

Deputy Chair - E Rewi (Te Runanga o Ngati Whare)

BOPRC - Crs B Clark, T Marr, K Winters, D Love, M McDonald (Alternate)

Ngati Tuwharetoa (BOP) Settlement Trust - G Te Rire, E August

Te Runanga o Ngati Awa - M Araroa, T O'Brien (Alternate)

Te Runanga o Ngati Manawa - Dr B Rangiwai (Alternate)

Ngati Hineuru - I Kahukiwa Smith, D Jones (Alternate)

Te Runanga o Ngati Whare - W Rangiwai (Alternate)

Tuhoe - N Rangiaho

Whakatane District Council - Cr G Johnston, Mayor A Bonne (Alternate)

Taupo District Council - Crs T Kingi, R Harvey (Alternate)


Standing orders

Rangitaiki River Forum Model Standing Orders (99 KB, pdf)


Terms of Reference

Rangitaiki River Forum Terms of Reference (1.64MB, pdf) - Adopted by Council 15 November 2016