Taranaki Māori Trust Board Order 2009

2009/118

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Taranaki Māori Trust Board Order 2009

Anand Satyanand, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 4th day of May 2009

Present:
His Excellency the Governor-General in Council

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 Taranaki 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
4 Background
  • (1) The term of office of the previous members of the Board expired on 8 March 1997.

    (2) The Board held an election of new members that was completed on 26 September 2008.

    (3) However, the election was irregular because the Board did not 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 expired (nominations were instead called for on 3 December 2007):

    • (b) the requirements under sections 46 and 47 to give notice that the latest date by which nominations were to be lodged was the date 3 months before the term of office of the previous members expired (the date was instead notified as 26 September 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 expired (the names instead were forwarded on 13 October 2008).

5 Validation and appointment
  • Despite the irregularities specified in clause 4(3),—

    • (a) the 2008 election of members to the Board is, and has always been, valid; and

    • (b) the persons elected are appointed as members of the Board for the period of 3 years starting on the commencement of this order, as follows:

      • (i) the person named in Part 1 of the Schedule is appointed to represent the Atiawa tribe:

      • (ii) the person named in Part 2 of the Schedule is appointed to represent the Ngāti Mutunga tribe:

      • (iii) the person named in Part 3 of the Schedule is appointed to represent the Ngāti Maru tribe:

      • (iv) the person named in Part 4 of the Schedule is appointed to represent the Ngāti Tama tribe:

      • (v) the person named in Part 5 of the Schedule is appointed to represent the Ngāruahine tribe:

      • (vi) the person named in Part 6 of the Schedule is appointed to represent the Ngāti Ruanui tribe:

      • (vii) the person named in Part 7 of the Schedule is appointed to represent the Ngāti Taranaki tribe:

      • (viii) the person named in Part 8 of the Schedule is appointed to represent the Ngārauru tribe.


Schedule
Elected persons appointed as members of Board

cl 5(b)

Part 1
Atiawa tribe

Kura Denness

Part 2
Ngāti Mutunga tribe

Hurimoana Haami

Part 3
Ngāti Maru tribe

Rowena Henry

Part 4
Ngāti Tama tribe

Stephen Taitoko White

Part 5
Ngāruahine tribe

Alison Hemara-Wahanui

Part 6
Ngāti Ruanui tribe

Huirangi Waikerepuru

Part 7
Ngāti Taranaki tribe

Milton Hohaia

Part 8
Ngārauru tribe

Mike Neho

Michael Webster,
for 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, which comes into force on the day after the date of its notification in the Gazette, validates the election of members to the Taranaki Māori Trust Board.

The members were elected to represent the beneficiaries of the following tribes on the Board: Atiawa, Ngāti Mutunga, Ngāti Maru, Ngāti Tama, Ngāruahine, Ngāti Ruanui, Ngāti Taranaki, and Ngārauru. The election was subject to the irregularities specified in clause 4(3).

The members are appointed for a term of 3 years starting on the commencement of this order.


Issued under the authority of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989.

Date of notification in Gazette: 7 May 2009.

This order is administered by Te Puni Kōkiri.