Our Stories2018-09-04T13:28:54+12:00

Maniapoto appoints new Chief Executive

Chairman of the Maniapoto Māori Trust Board (MMTB), Keith Ikin, has announced the appointment of Amber Lee Elliott (Ngāti Unu, Ngāti Kahu, Ngāti Paea, Ngāti Paretekawa, Ngāti Maru, Ngāti Pahauwera) to the role of Chief Executive (CE) of the MMTB.   Amber-Lee has been a valued staff member at MMTB for over ten years, holding several leadership roles during this time. “We are very pleased Amber-Lee has agreed to take on this role. Her skills and knowledge that have continued to grow during her tenure here will be [...]

Maniapoto Māori Trust Board CEO pursues further opportunities

Today marks the last day at the Maniapoto Maori Trust Board (MMTB) for Chief Executive, Cadence Kaumoana who has resigned to pursue opportunities in the education sector. Ms. Kaumoana shares her time at MMTB as one of her most rewarding roles in serving the interests of her tribe. "It has been an honour and privilege to serve our people and now with the settlement in motion, the future for our iwi is very exciting." Supporting the tribe with settlement has been a pinnacle moment in Ms. Kaumoana's time [...]

Maniapoto sign Deed of Settlement with the Crown

Today marks a significant milestone between Maniapoto and the Crown; the signing of the Deed of Settlement (DOS), a process that has taken over 30 years to complete. “It has been a long journey for our people to reach the point to where we are today” says Maniapoto Māori Trust Board (MMTB) Chair, Keith Ikin. “No settlement will ever compensate for the mamae we have endured for many generations. We reflect on the courage and sacrifice of our tūpuna and the generations of our people who have gone [...]

GIS Project Manager – Whanake Taiao

Do you enjoy Taiao mahi and want to work as a part of a team for the protection and preservation of wāhi tapu and sites of significance? Do you have great relationship, communication and organisational skills with the ability to use GIS mapping tools? If you answered yes to all of the above, then you’re exactly what we’re looking for. Based in Te Kūiti, the Maniapoto Māori Trust Board is the recognised Iwi Authority for Ngāti Maniapoto and corporate trustee of the Maniapoto Fisheries Trust.  Ngāti Maniapoto consists [...]

Te Nehenehenui Trust appoint new roles

Chairman of the Maniapoto Māori Trust Board (MMTB), Keith Ikin, has confirmed the appointment of Bella Takiari-Brame as Chair and Kruger Wetere as Deputy Chair of the Establishment Board for the post settlement governance entity, Te Nehenehenui Trust (Te Nehenehenui).   In anticipation of the Ministers’ decision regarding the signing of the Maniapoto Deed of Settlement, MMTB felt it was timely for Te Nehenehenui establishment trustees to convene, formally appoint these roles and lead the iwi through what will be a critical establishment phase.   “I would like [...]

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