Patuharakeke Trust Board
Patuharakeke Trust Board has been in existence since 1990 when it was formed primarily to look after the economic interests of the hapu.
The Trust Deed sets out a number of objects and purposes including such matters as;
Seeking opportunities for and encouraging training, work experience and creation of employment for Patuharakeke people
promoting and make provision for educational and economic advancement including the promotion and maintenance of the health, education and spiritual wellbeing of Patuharakeke people
to protect and utilise all land, water and sea based resources of Patuharakeke Te Iwi
The Board’s powers and authorities enable us to function as a business, own properties, make investments and so forth.
The Trust Deed requires a minimum of 3 and a maximum of 7 trustees. The Trust Board has the power to appoint trustees, new Trustees were confirmed after the AGM in 2016.
Trust Board meetings are generally held on the evening of the last Friday of the month and are open to whanau. A number of sub committees also sit under the mantle of Patuharakeke Te Iwi Trust Board.
The Current trustees are:
Gilbert Paki (Acting Chair)
Juliane Chetham (Acting Secretary)
PTB general policies and protocols can be found below.
The PTB Trust Deed and Communications Protocol are now available to read. More policies will be added as they are developed and/or reviewed.
What we do
Our key vision is to enhance the social development and economic advancement of Patuharakeke Hapu while holding fast to our tikanga and kaitiaki values.
Broadly, this entails activities such as seeking opportunities to support the education of our whanau, maintaining the kaumatua flats, engaging in resource management and planning, maintaining relationships with the community, stakeholders, industry and advancing Patuharakeke Waitangi Tribunal claims.