Whanganui River Māori Trust Board Order 2009

  • revoked
  • Whanganui River Māori Trust Board Order 2009: revoked, on 21 March 2017, by section 121(a) of the Te Awa Tupua (Whanganui River Claims Settlement) Act 2017 (2017 No 7).

Reprint as at 21 March 2017

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Whanganui River Māori Trust Board Order 2009

(SR 2009/13)

Whanganui River Māori Trust Board Order 2009: revoked, on 21 March 2017, by section 121(a) of the Te Awa Tupua (Whanganui River Claims Settlement) Act 2017 (2017 No 7).

Anand Satyanand, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 16th day of February 2009

Present:
His Excellency the Governor-General in Council

Note

Changes authorised by subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Legislation Act 2012 have been made in this official reprint.

Note 4 at the end of this reprint provides a list of the amendments incorporated.

This order is administered by Te Puni Kōkiri.

Pursuant to section 55 of the Maori Trust Boards Act 1955, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, makes the following order.

Order

1 Title

This order is the Whanganui River Māori Trust Board Order 2009.

2 Commencement

This order comes into force on the day after the date of its notification in the Gazette.

3 Interpretation

In this order,—

Act means the Maori Trust Boards Act 1955

Board means the Whanganui River Māori Trust Board.

4 Background

(1)

The term of office of the previous members of the Board expired on 7 June 2008.

(2)

The Board held an election of new members that was completed on 25 March 2008.

(3)

However, the election was irregular because the Board failed to comply with the following procedural requirements for conducting an election under the Act:

(a)

the requirement under section 46 to give notice calling for nominations for election not later than 4 months before the term of office of the previous members expires (nominations were instead called for on 16 February 2008):

(b)

the requirements under sections 46 and 47 to give notice that the latest date by which nominations must be lodged is the date 3 months before the term of office of the previous members expires (the date was instead notified as 25 March 2008):

(c)

the requirement under section 49 to forward to the chief executive of Te Puni Kōkiri the names of the persons elected not later than 20 days before the term of office of the previous members expires (the names were instead forwarded on 4 June 2008).

5 Validation and appointment

Despite the irregularities specified in clause 4(3),—

(a)

the 2008 election of members to the Board is, and always has been, valid; and

(b)

the persons elected are appointed as members of the Board for a term of 3 years starting on the commencement of this order as follows:

(i)

the persons named in Part 1 of the Schedule are appointed to represent the Hinengākau division of the beneficiaries:

(ii)

the persons named in Part 2 of the Schedule are appointed to represent the Tamaupoko division of the beneficiaries:

(iii)

the persons named in Part 3 of the Schedule are appointed to represent the Tupoho division of the beneficiaries.

Schedule Elected persons appointed as members of Board

cl 5(b)

Part 1 Hinengākau division

Archie Taiaroa

Graham Bell

Margaret Konui

Part 2 Tamaupoko division

Brendon Puketapu

Julie Ranginui

Barney Haami

Part 3 Tupoho division

John Maihi

Geoffrey Hipango

Dardanella Metekingi-Mato

Rebecca Kitteridge,
Clerk of the Executive Council.

Explanatory note

This note is not part of the order, but is intended to indicate its general effect.

This order comes into force on the day after the date of its notification in the Gazette.

The order validates the election of members to the Whanganui River Māori Trust Board. The members were elected to represent the Hinengākau, Tamaupoko, and Tupoho divisions of the beneficiaries. The election was subject to irregularities specified in clause 4(3) of the order.

The order appoints the elected persons as members of the Board to represent the Hinengākau, Tamaupoko, and Tupoho divisions of the beneficiaries. The members are appointed for a term of 3 years starting on the commencement of the order.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 19 February 2009.

Reprints notes
1 General

This is a reprint of the Whanganui River Māori Trust Board Order 2009 that incorporates all the amendments to that order as at the date of the last amendment to it.

2 Legal status

Reprints are presumed to correctly state, as at the date of the reprint, the law enacted by the principal enactment and by any amendments to that enactment. Section 18 of the Legislation Act 2012 provides that this reprint, published in electronic form, has the status of an official version under section 17 of that Act. A printed version of the reprint produced directly from this official electronic version also has official status.

3 Editorial and format changes

Editorial and format changes to reprints are made using the powers under sections 24 to 26 of the Legislation Act 2012. See also http://www.pco.parliament.govt.nz/editorial-conventions/.

4 Amendments incorporated in this reprint

Te Awa Tupua (Whanganui River Claims Settlement) Act 2017 (2017 No 7): section 121(a)