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Te Haaro By-Election Korongata Marae 2017

Te Haaro Board By-Election Te Taiwhenua o Heretaunga will hold a by-election to fill the Korongatā Marae trustee vacancy on its board of governance, Te Haaro.

Nominations opened 8 November
Nominations closed 5pm 24 November

Two (2) eligible nominations were received

• Alayna Watene
• Natasha-Lee Kamau Te Ahu

The by-election hui will be held at Korongatā Marae, Bridge Pa, on Saturday, 2 December 2017, at 8am.

To be eligible, voters must be:
• Registered with Ngāti Kahungunu Iwi incorporated.
(Please note: No new registrations can be done at the election hui)
• 18 years or older on Saturday, 2 December
• Tangata whenua of the Korongatā hapū/marae

All inquiries should be directed to:
The Returning Officer
P: 06 871 5350, ext 807


Key Information

Shall be elected from and by the eligible members of each Hapū/Marae Group as follows:-

(a) All eligible members must be registered with Ngati Kahungunu in order to participate in the election process.

(b) New Registrations with Ngati Kahungunu will close for this election on the day nominations close - Friday, 24 November 2017.

(c) 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.

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

(i) Only registered members of that Hapū/Marae Group may be nominated for appointment to the Board to represent that Hapū/Marae Group

(ii) 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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