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Maniapoto and The Maniapoto Maori Trust Board

Category: People
Sub Category:Party to a Deed of Settlement (New Zealand)
Place:North Island
State/Country:Aotearoa - New Zealand
URL: http://www.mat.maori.nz/maniapototrustboard.php?page=splash&organisation=maniapoto+maori+trust+board&sub_organisation=maniapoto+maori+trust+board
Summary Information:
The Maniapoto and the Maniapoto Maori Trust Board are signatories to the Deed in Relation to Co-Governance and Co-Management of the Waipa River.

Detailed Information:
The Maniapoto

The Maniapoto is an iwi of the Tainui waka with more than 33,600 members of whom more than 11,000 reside within the Manaipoto rohe.

The Waipa River is a taonga (a treasured thing under Maori culture) to Maniapoto. To the people of Maniapoto, their relationship with the Waipa River and their respect for it lies at the heart of their spiritual and physical wellbeing, and their tribal identity and culture and the particular characteristics of the Upper Waipa River and its place within the rohe and customs of Maniapoto is of special significance to Maniapoto.

The Maniapoto Maori Trust Board

The Maniapoto Maori Trust Board is a body corporate and a Maori Trust Board within the meaning and for the purposes of the Maori Trust Boards Act 1955.

The beneficiaries of the Board are the members of the Maniapoto tribe and their descendants.

The initial membership of the Board comprises 14 people appointed by the Minister (2 of which are appointed to represent the Te Arikinui and the kaumatua of the Maniapoto tribe). After the first election of members, the membership of the Board includes six members elected by the beneficiaries, six members elected by the Regional Management Committees, one member appointed by the Governor-General on the recommendation of the Minister and without election nominated by and representing Te Arikinui and one member appointed by the Governor-General on the recommendation of the Minister and without election nominated by and representing Te Mauri o Maniapoto.

Related Entries

Agreement
  • Maniapoto Deed in relation to Co-governance and Co-management of the Waipa River - Signatory
  • Organisation
  • Office of Treaty Settlements
  • Legislation
  • Maori Trust Boards Act 1955

  • Glossary

    Iwi (Aotearoa/New Zealand) | Statutory Body | Deed of Settlement (New Zealand)

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