Vacancy Elections Dates confirmed

Congratulations Mike Paku (Ruahāpia Marae) and Christine Hilton (Kahurānaki Marae) for being elected as the Chair and Deputy Chair respectively of the board of governance (Te Haaro) for Te Taiwhenua o Heretaunga for the period 2019 - 2021. The Te Haaro election hui will take place at Te Taiwhenua o Heretaunga for Kahurānaki on 24 January at 5:30pm and at Ruahāpia Marae on 25 January at 5:30pm.


2018 Vacancy Election Dates


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To be eligible to vote, voters must be:

  • Registered with Ngāti Kahungunu Iwi incorporated. New Registrations with Ngati Kahungunu will close for the election on the day nominations close - 9 November 2018.

    Please note: New Registrations will be closed on the day of voting at the Marae Election hui

  • Only Tangata Whenua ki Heretaunga: being those members who affiliate by whakapapa to Kahungunu, who reside in Heretaunga and have association to marae/Hapū of Te Taiwhenua o Heretaunga may vote.

  • Every Hapū/Marae Group, shall convene and complete an election in accordance with the following principles:

  1. Only registered members of that Hapū/Marae Group may be nominated for appointment to the Board to represent that Hapū/Marae Group

  2. Nomination shall be by way of formal written nomination signed by two registered members of the Hapū/Marae Group and countersigned by the nominee.

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