2009

20th
November
2009

New Directors for Ngāi Tahu Tourism

20 November 2009 The Chair of Ngāi Tahu Holdings Corporation Ltd, Trevor Burt, announced today that Elizabeth Hirst, David Clarke, Philip Broughton and Tony Marks have been appointed as Directors to the Board of Ngāi Tahu Tourism Ltd. The appointments follow a decision by Ngāi Tahu Holdings Corporation that separate boards be appointed to each…


28th
October
2009

Tribe Well Positioned Despite Volatile Operating Climate

28th October 2009 Te Runanga o Ngai Tahu has announced a net surplus of $13.3m for its commercial entities amid a climate of testing global market conditions. In an announcement today, Te Runanga o Ngai Tahu Kaiwhakahaere, Mark Solomon, says that the results are pleasing in light of the difficult economic operating climate and reflect…


22nd
October
2009

Appeal Court Upholds Iwi Right to Protect and Manage Treasured Resource

Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu is satisfied the Court of Appeal has upheld the convictions against David Anthony Saxton and Morgan David Saxton. In 2008, the men were sentenced to over two years in prison after being found guilty of stealing pounamu from the Cascade Plateau, South Westland. They were also ordered to pay reparation…


14th
September
2009

Confirmation of Appeal over Boundary Issue

14 September 2009 Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu can confirm that it will continue to seek a judicial review in regards to a Waitangi Tribunal report which found Te Tau Ihu had overlapping customary rights within the Ngāi Tahu takiwā. In August the High Court dismissed Te Rūnanga’s initial attempt to seek a judicial review,…


10th
September
2009

Franz Josef Glacier Hot Pools officially open

10 September, 2009 A blessing of the Glacier Hot Pools on Friday 11 September at Franz Josef will mark the official opening of the West Coast’s first commerical hot pools complex. Local kaumatua Richard Wallace and the Makaawhio Runanga will conduct the blessing and the offical opening ceremony of the Ngai Tahu Tourism and Joseph…


7th
September
2009

New Directors for Ngāi Tahu Property

7 September 2009 The Chair of Ngāi Tahu Holdings Corporation Ltd, Trevor Burt, announced today the appointment of Rick Braddock, Barry Bragg, Lex Henry and David Kennedy as Directors with Ngāi Tahu Property Ltd. They will be joining Linda Constable who will chair the board. Linda is also a director with Ngāi Tahu Holdings Corporation….


2nd
September
2009

New Chief Executive Ngāi Tahu Holdings Corporation

2 September, 2009 The Chair of Ngāi Tahu Holdings Corporation Ltd, Trevor Burt, announced today the appointment of Greg Campbell as Chief Executive. “We are fortunate to have attracted someone with extremely high-level leadership experience back to Te Waipounamu,” says Mr Burt. Chief Executive Officer with ASX-listed Transpacific Industries Australasia, Greg Campbell will be coming…


24th
August
2009

Pita Sharples to Talk to Maori Youth

24 August 2009 Dr Pita Sharples, co-leader of the Maori party, will meet and talk to senior secondary school students at a three day leadership forum – Tu Mai Rakatahi – at Living Springs on Banks Peninsula this week. Over eighty Maori students from throughout Canterbury have registered to participate in the tenth annual Tu…


21st
August
2009

New Directors of Ngāi Tahu Seafoods

21 August 2009 The Chair of Ngāi Tahu Holdings Corporation Ltd, Trevor Burt, announced today that Brian Rhoades, Robert Pooley and Colin Topi have been appointed as Directors on Ngāi Tahu Seafoods Ltd, with Dr Rhoades appointed as Chair. The appointments follow a decision by Ngāi Tahu Holdings Corporation that separate boards be appointed to…


23rd
July
2009

New Directors for Ngāi Tahu Holdings Corporation

23 July 2009 Mark Solomon, Kaiwhakahaere of Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu, announced today that Trevor Burt and Catherine Drayton have been appointed as Directors on Ngāi Tahu Holdings Corporation Limited (NTHC), with Mr Burt appointed as Chair. Both appointments are for three years and commence 1 August 2009. Mr Burt is familiar with the…