This page contains information about our consultation and relationships with Māori and how to contact our Māori Liaison team.
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We recognise our obligations under the Local Government Act 2002 to establish and maintain processes to provide opportunities for Māori to contribute to its decision-making processes.
The Kete Rauemi Māori (Māori Resource Kit) summarises:
the processes of Council,
how Council makes decisions and
how Māori can influence those.
Follow the link below to view the Kete Rauemi Māori.
Kete Rauemi Māori [1.15mb]
Council will be deciding on the structure of Māori participation in decision making in the first quarter of 2020.
Council has entered into the following agreements / arrangements with hapū and iwi:
Ngararatunua Marae Committee (Environment Court Decision) – 2004
Te Iwi o Ngatiwai Iwi Environmental Policy Document 2007
Ngati Hine Iwi Environmental Management Plan 2008
Patuharakeke Trust Board Sites of Significance Accord 2012
Ngatiwai Trust Board Sites of Significance Accord 2012
Te Uriroroi Hapu Environmental Management Plan 2016
Ngai Hau Hapu Environmental Management Plan 2016
Te Karearea Strategic Relationship Agreement 2014 (Re-affirmed in 2017)
Ngati Kahu o Torongare Sites of Significance 2012
Ngati Hine Sites of Significance 2012
Patuharakeke Trust Board – Memorandum of Understanding 2004
An integral part of our work is to engage with the Māori community to build positive relationships between Council, iwi and hapu.
Our Māori Liaison team
Te Paetakawaenga Māori – Māori Relationships Manager:
Phone: +64 9 470 4330 (direct)
Mobile: 027 616 2900
Te Kaitakawaenga Māori – Māori Engagement Officer:
Phone: +64 9 470 4331 (direct)
Mobile: 027 333 4214