Maniapoto Māori Trust Board is a tribal organisation that aspires for a Vibrant Maniapoto Iwi. The Maniapoto Māori Trust Board seek to achieve the following outcomes:
For a unified Maniapoto Iwi achieving cultural and social wellbeing, environmental sustainability and economic growth.
To engage Maniapoto Iwi to achieve the vision
“A muri kia mau ki tēnā, kia mau kit e kawau mārō, whanake ake, whanake ake” (Foerver hold fast to the spearhead flight formation of the kawau).
Maniapoto iwi interpret the translation as being:
“Our future well-being will be determined by the strength of our commitment to stand together unitied in spirit, mind and purpose.”
The spearhead flight formation of the kawau has been depicted in the logo adopted by the Board.
Te Ihi, te Wehi me te Pono; Integrity, Respect and Honesty
Whakapono, Tumanako me Te Aroha; Commitment, Vision & Compassion
Te Kotahitanga; Unity
Mana Māori Motuhake; Self Determination
To be accountable to Iwi
To represent Maniapoto Iwi
To advocate for and on behalf of Maniapoto
To facilitate development and change
To monitor progress towards achieving aspirations
To grow capacity & knowledge
To create opportunities
To inspire the maximisation of potential
To protect & advance Maniapoto interests
Respect for others
Consistent in delivery
Effective and efficient processes
Disciplined, professional and prepared
Communicate effectively, consistently and actively engage Maniapoto Iwi
Strong leadership& robust decision making
Clarity in roles, responsibilities and outcomes
Proactive and Innovative
View our 2016 Annual Plan here.