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Tangata Whenua / Tauranga City Council Committee

Wharenui

What is the Tangata Whenua / TCC Committee?

  • This is an established Standing Committee of Council made up of Tangata Whenua and Council Representatives.

Vision

  • Tauranga Moana Tauranga Tangata - Our place Our People

Whakatauaki

Rapua te huarahi whanui, hei ara whakapiri i nga iwi e rua i runga i te 
whakaaro kotahi

Seek the broad highway that will unite the two peoples 
Toward a common goal

Membership

Independent Chairperson

  • Huikakahu Brian Kawe

Tangata Whenua

  • Hayden Henry 
  • Whitiora McLeod
  • Maru Tapsell
  • Irene Walker
  • Puhirake Ihaka 

Tauranga City Council

  • Mayor Stuart Crosby 
  • Cr Matt Cowley
  • Cr John Robson 
  • Cr Leanne Brown
  • Cr Bev Edlin 

Purpose of the Committee

  • To forge an ongoing effective and meaningful partnership between Tauranga City Council and Tangata Whenua.

The role / function of the Committee

  • To facilitate meaningful understanding of future impacts on key issues affecting Tangata Whenua and Maori that Council can influence.

When and where do they meet?

  • Formal meetings three times per year with Committee
  • Information meetings three times per years with full Council and members of the Tangata Whenua Collective
  • Council Chambers and nominated Marae around the Moana.

Who can attend these meetings?

  • All meetings and workshops are open to the public, unless otherwise notified. 

Communication

For further information please contact:

Takawaenga Maori Unit
Mererina Murray
Ph:  07 577 7008

Manager: Legal and Governance
Kirsty.Downey-McGuire@tauranga.govt.nz
Ph:  07 577 7006


Last Reviewed: 12/07/2016