Independent Māori Statutory Board announced

Published: Fri 30 Aug 2013 10:43 AM
Independent Māori Statutory Board announced
Nine Members for the next three-year term of the Independent Māori Statutory Board for Auckland have been appointed.
They are:
Mana Whenua representatives:
David Taipari
Glenn Wilcox
Josie Smith
Karen Wilson
Kris MacDonald
Liane Ngamane
Precious Clark
Mataawaka representatives:
John Tamihere
Tony Kake
Their appointments begin on 1 November 2013. The position of Chair will be decided by the nine members and appointed from within.
The Independent Māori Statutory Board was established under the Local Government (Auckland Council) Act 2009 to provide advice to Auckland Council on issues that affect Mana Whenua and Mataawaka in Auckland. The appointments were made by the Mana Whenua Selection Body, sanctioned by the Minister of Māori Affairs. The selection body began its task on the 4th July 2013.

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