Pānui Pāpāho / Media Releases

2nd September 2009
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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
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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
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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
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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…

2nd July 2009
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Foreshore and Seabed Review

2 July 2009 Ngāi Tahu commends the Foreshore and Seabed Review report released today and the leadership shown by Minister Finlayson and the Māori Party. “This report addresses the issues that lie at the heart of Maoridom’s concerns over the Foreshore and Seabed Act and I believe it offers a solution for all New Zealanders…

22nd May 2009
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North Bank Tunnel

22 May 2009 Discussions between Meridian and Ngāi Tahu over measures to mitigate the effects of the North Bank Tunnel Project are proving positive. Ngāi Tahu has agreed to withdraw an appeal to the Environment Court, on the basis that discussions will continue with Meridian and the belief by both parties that the outcome for…

13th May 2009
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Momentum Needed Following UN Report

13 May 2009 Ngāi Tahu says the Crown is building momentum in the area of human rights and should not shy from its responsibility to address new UN recommendations. This Week the UN Human Rights Council released recommendations for New Zealand. Thirty-six countries raised questions and made recommendations in what is a UN peer-review process…

6th May 2009
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Maori Aquaculture Deed of Settlement signed

6 May 2009 Iwi and the Crown have formalised an agreement over ‘pre-commencement’ (1992-2004) aquaculture interests in Te Waipounamu (the South Island) and the Hauraki Gulf, iwi leaders announced today. The Deed of Settlement, signed at Te Papa today, covers the vast majority of New Zealand’s aquaculture development areas including the Marlborough Sounds, Tasman Bay,…

30th April 2009
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Buff Weka post release results

30 April 2009 Ngāi Tahu has been upset to find that a cat has got to a small population of buff weka recently transferred to Stevenson’s Peninsula. Four of the six birds that had transmitters have been found dead, from cat and possibly mustelid attacks. The other two bird’s signals have gone out of range….

26th March 2009
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Andrew Harrison Resigns

26 March 2009 Ngāi Tahu Holdings Group has today announced the resignation of its Chief Operating Officer, Andrew Harrison. Interim Chair Linda Constable said “It is with regret that I have today accepted Andrew’s resignation after 6 years with Ngāi Tahu. Andrew’s commitment to the organisation has been exemplary and the performance of the Group…