Notice of Election of Trustees and Call for Nomination
In accordance with the Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Mutunga Charter (the Charter) the Trust now invites nominations to fill the following vacancies:
Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Mutunga – 3 kaitiaki positions (3 year terms)
Nominations for Trustees are invited for Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Mutunga, Taranaki. There are three (3) vacancies in the 2022 election. The three (3) kaitiaki who are stepping down by rotation are all seeking re-election. Nominees must be adult registered members of Ngāti Mutunga.
Form of Nominations: Nominations must be submitted in writing and in accordance with the official Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Mutunga nomination form. Nomination forms are available by contacting the Rūnanga office, or you can download forms from below:
Closing Date: Completed forms should be sent to the Pou Whakahaere at the Rūnanga office by 5pm Monday 6th December 2021.
Invitation to Register: The Rūnanga also invites applications from qualified persons for inclusion of their names on the Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Mutunga register. Registration forms are available by contacting the Rūnanga office on (06) 752 3247 or you can download a Registration form here https://ngatimutunga.iwi.nz/registration/
Nominations received after this date will not be accepted.
Announcement of Confirmed Candidates and Election Date
A list of confirmed candidates and the closing date for the election will be published in the Taranaki Daily News from Monday 13 December 2021.
A Wāhi Pōti will be available at the AGM Saturday 12 February 2022, commencing at 10.00am.
No Election Rule
In the event that there are only two nominations, no election shall be necessary and the people nominated shall be deemed to have been duly appointed (Section 6.2 of Schedule 2 of the Charter).
Should no election be necessary the names of the appointed Trustees will be published in the Taranaki Daily News in December 2021.
Issues for Consideration
The selection of kaitiaki is an important matter for the Iwi. Kaitiaki are responsible for governing the collective interests of Ngāti Mutunga and representing Iwi interests in a number of different forums both within Taranaki and nationally.
Kaitiaki are responsible for managing our Taranaki-based collective assets and interests for the benefit of all Iwi members. This is still a large responsibility as we move from the initial stages of growth in our post-settlement development.
Should you consider yourself or another Ngāti Mutunga person a suitable candidate for Kaitiaki of Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Mutunga we welcome your nomination.