Our Hui-ā-Tau was held Saturday 8 October with a record number of people in attendance. Many experienced not only our marae for the first time, but also our Hui-ā-Tau.

The presentation of our annual report and accounts reflected the marked increase in investment and activity the rūnanga has carried out over the past couple of years, especially the past year. Many of those projects will start to bear fruit in the coming year. The elections this year sought candidates for the Kaiwhakahaere/Chairperson and two mema rūnakanui/executive members. A record 61 members participated in the ballot carried out on the day, which resulted in a change of chairmanship for our rūnanga, with Tim Rochford elected to serve for the next three years as our new Kaiwhakahaere with his role commencing immediately. [Read more…]