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.

Standing orders

Committee membership

Organisation Representative(s) Alternates
Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Manawa
  • Maramena Vercoe (Chair)
 
Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Whare
  • Te Waiti Rangiwai (Deputy Chair)
  • Jose Miki
Bay of Plenty Regional Council
  • Cr Bill Clark
  • Cr Toi Kai Rākau Iti
  • Cr Stacey Rose
  • Cr Kevin Winters
 
Ngāti Tuwharetoa (BOP) Settlement Trust 
  • Clifford Te Riini
  • Paora Hunia
Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Awa
  • Miro Araroa
  • Tuwhakairiora O'Brien
Hineuru Iwi Trust
  • Ivy Kahukiwa Smith
 
Tūhoe Te Uru Taumatua
  • Ngapera Rangiaho
 
Whakatāne District Council
  • Alison Silcock
  • Wilson James
Taupō District Council 
  • Cr Kylie Leonard
  • Cr Anna Park
Ngāti Tuwharetoa
  • Whakaeke Ritete
  • Ngatoru Wall


About the forum

The Rangitaiki River Forum was formed in May 2012 by law to protect and enhance the mauri (life-giving capacity) of the Rangitaiki River and its tributaries.

The forum partners are working together to set the direction of how we look after the Rangitaiki River.

The treaty settlements of Ngati Whare and Ngati Manawa created two pieces of legislation:

These Acts of Parliament established the Rangitaiki River Forum. 

For enquiries about the Forum's work, please contactone the following partner organisations that your query relates to.

Te Ara Whānui o Rangitāiki – Pathways of the Rangitāiki

Bay of Plenty Regional Council – 0800 884 880 / info@boprc.govt.nz

Whakatāne District Council - 07 306 0500 / info@whakatane.govt.nz

Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Whare – 07 366 5690 / https://www.ngatiwhare.iwi.nz/contact/

Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Manawa – 07 366 5736 / admin@tronm.co.nz

Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Awa – 0800 464 284 / runanga@ngatiawa.iwi.nz

Ngāti Tūwharetoa (Bay of Plenty) Settlement Trust - 07 323 4164  / info@ntst.co.nz

Hineuru Iwi Trust - info@hineuru.com

Taupō District Council – 07 376 0899 / info@taupo.govt.nz

Meetings, agendas, and minutes

 Date/Te ra

Time/Taima

Location/Wahi Agenda Minutes

Friday 6 March

Rescheduled to 3 April    

Friday 3 April

Cancelled    

Friday 5 June

10:00am - 2:30pm

An Audio Recording will be available after the meeting. Agenda Audio recording of meeting

 

Minutes

Presentations

Friday 4 September

10:00am - 3:00pm

TBA    

Friday 4 December

10:00am - 3:00pm

TBA    

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

Date/Te ra
Time/Taima
Location/Wahi Agenda Minutes

Friday 1 March

Cancelled

 

 

Friday 7 June

10:00am

Whakatāne District Council, Council Chambers, 14 Commerce Street, Whakatāne

Agenda

Minutes

Friday 6 September

10:00am

Reception Lounge, Edgecumbe War Memorial Hall, Kauri Street, Edgecumbe

Agenda

Minutes

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

 

 

 

 

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