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The Board

Rangitane Marsden

Wallace Rivers

Kaio Rivers

Robert Tamati

Trudy Brown-Patuwairua

Jasmine Marino

Cyril Cook

Dion Hobson

 

Rangitane Marsden

 

Rangitane Marsden - CEO

Rangitane is our Chief Executive Officer and Lead Negotiator for Te Runanga o NgaiTakoto

 

Rangitane has led the NgaiTakoto claim since 1997 in that time having achieved with the Crown: Terms of Negotiations, Agreements in Principle's, Deed of Settlement not only specifically for NgaiTakoto but within the collective forum of the four other Te Hiku Iwi.

Rangitane is also driven to raising the profile of NgaiTakoto and this is evident in the establishment of the NgaiTakoto office (Pioke House) and the tribal logo. He is presently working to completion on the NgaiTakoto Settlement Legislation which will see the transfer of extensive assets from the Crown being returned to the tribe. Rangitane has been appointed as CEO by Te Runanga O NgaiTakoto to progress the Runanga Business Plan Te Ara Hapara, to completion in 2016. 

(09) 946 7737
021 163 2392
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Wallace Rivers

  

Wallace Rivers - Independant Chairman 

Wallace is currently the Independent Chair of Te Runanga o NgaiTakoto

 

Self employed for the past five years as an Owner/Operator for Corporate Cabs in Auckland. Wallace previously working 38 years in the steel industry, both in New Zealand and Australia where he was made Manager of Orrcon Australia, and was responsible for sales, marketing and distribution of all products throughout New Zealand. Prior to that, Wallace was Manager of Pacific Slitting Company Auckland.

(09) 946 7731
021 839 757
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Robert Tamati

 

Robert Tamati - Board of Trustee Member

Robert is a current Board of Trustee member to Te Runanga o NgaiTakoto. 

 

Robert is currently a Trustee to Te Runanga o NgaiTakoto Trust and holds similar positions on both the Te Hiku Media Trust (Te Reo Irirangi O Te Hiku O Te Ika), the Te Hiku Social Accord (SA) and the Te Hiku Iwi Development Trust (THIDT).

Robert attaineda Diploma in Social Work from the Auckland College of Education, whilst in employment with the Dept of Child Youth & Family.  He has served as a soldier (Regimental No. H747254).

(09) 946 7736

021 494 938

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Trudy Brown Patuwairua

 

Trudy Brown-Patuwairua - Waimanoni Beneficiary Rep

 

 

Trudy's background is in social services and she currently works in Management for a government agency in Kaitaia. Trudy currently serves on the Make It Happen Te Hiku Taskforce.

Her aspirations for NgaiTakoto include ensuring voices of beneficiaries living outside the rohe are heard, growing the Iwi identity and building a robust structure to manage and grow tribal assets.  She participates at a Marae level and has been on the Waimanoni Marae Committee, on and off for 20 years.

(09) 901 0693

029 294 2091

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Jasmine Marino

 

 Jasmine Marino - Mahimaru Beneficiary Rep 

 

 

 

Currently working in Home Support roles in Kaitaia and Awanui for a number of Health providers,  Jasmine is a hands-on and active member of NgaiTakoto.

Jasmine was elected as a Trustee to the Board of Te Runanga o NgaiTakoto in 2011 and represents the beneficiaries of Mahimaru Marae. She has three aspirations for NgaiTakoto; Creating a platform for the future generations in order to move forward, Creating an environment for the rangatahi to aspire to their future goals/objectives, and creating another way for our marae to grow and connect with all our whanau.

(09) 406 7480

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Dion Hobson - Te Paa A Parore Beneficiary Rep 

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Cyril Cook - Wharemaru O Kaimaumau Marae Rep

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Australian Representitives 

Malcolm Karipa

 

Malcolm Karipa - Australian Rep

Australian Representitive for Te Runanga O NgaiTakoto

 


Mark Marino

 

Mark Marino - Australian Rep

Australian Representitive for Te Runanga O NgaiTakoto

 


South Australia Delegate (Shared Role)

Patricia Tahitahi - Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Contact: Lot 151 Old Swanport Road, Murray Bridge SA, 5253

Diana Awarau - Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Contact: 0426 207 711


Queensland Delegate

George Hooper - Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Contact: 0406 693 173


Victoria Delegate

Cherie McCormack - Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Contact: 53 Concord Circuit, Albanvale VIC, 3021