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This page contains information about Te Kārearea, our strategic partnership forum with Māori.
Updated: 14/02/2018 10:10 a.m.

The purpose of the forum is to achieve the vision 'He Whenua Rangatira - Whangarei a district of prosperity, wellbeing and empowered communities'.

Select from the links below to view our guiding principles.

Vision, Mission and Principles [41kb]

Terms of Reference [281kb]

At the September 2015 Te Karearea Strategic Partnership Forum meeting it was decided that it would be a great advantage for  Te Karearea to produce an annual update of activities. A draft report was prepared which was presented at the February meeting and then adopted in March.  You can view the report below.

2015 Te Karearea Annual Report [1.98mb]

Nga komiti mema - committee members

  • Her Worship the Mayor Sheryl Mai (​Co-chairperson)
  • ​Jared Pitman ​(Co-chairperson)
  • Cr Vince Cocurullo ​
  • ​Cr Chrichton Christie ​
  • ​​Cr Tricia Cutforth ​
  • ​Cr Sue Glen ​
  • ​Cr Greg Innes ​
  • ​Cr Sharon Morgan ​
  • ​Cr Anna Murphy ​
  • ​Allan Halliday ​
  • ​Deborah Harding 
  • ​Merepeka Henley ​
  • ​Violet Sade ​
  • ​Taipari Munro ​
  • ​Kaile Nahi-Taihia ​
  • ​Takiri Puriri ​
  • ​Delaraine Armstrong

Our Māori Liaison team

Te mahi a te takawaenga Māori  - our function

A integral part of our work is to engage with the Māori community and to build positive relationships between Council, iwi and hāpu. 

Contact us

Te Paetakawaenga Māori - Māori Relationships Manager:
Solomon Tipene
Phone: +64 9 4703 091 (direct)
Mobile: 027 444 7837

Te Kaitakawaenga Māori - Māori Engagement Officer:
Andre Hemara
Phone: +64 9 430 4242 (direct)
Mobile: 027 333 4214




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