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Independent Commercial Directorship Vacancies

Te Rūnanga Nui o Te Aupōuri

Governance Role

Te Rūnanga Nui o Te Aupōuri is the Post Settlement Governance Entity (PSGE), mandated by iwi members of Te Aupōuri to manage the $50 million iwi asset base. Te Rūnanga Nui o Te Aupōuri seeks expressions of interest for 3 Independent Directorship vacancies.

Directors are being sought for Te Aupōuri Commercial Development Limited (TACDL) and Te Aupouri Fisheries Management Limited (TAFML). It is likely that Directors who are appointed will sit on the boards of both organisations. Wholly owned by Te Rūnanga Nui o Te Aupōuri, the current economic activities of TACDL and TAFML include but are not limited to forestry, farming and financial investment. It has however been recognized that in a post COVID world there is a need to move away from a largely passive investment strategy and look for opportunities that will create both additional revenue and new opportunities for our Iwi.

Applicants will demonstrate the following attributes:

  • An appreciation of te reo Māori me ngā tikanga o Te Aupōuri
  • Understanding of Te Tiriti o Waitangi in Aotearoa and for Te Aupōuri
  • Primary industry knowledge and experience
  • Relationships and networks within the wider iwi and economic development sector
  • Ability to effectively evaluate investment and partnering opportunities
  • An understanding of digital entrepreneurship
  • A reputation as an innovative, active and effective governance contributor
  • Commercial governance experience and an appreciation of iwi ownership
  • The time available to commit to the role

For further information on Te Rūnanga Nui o Te Aupōuri, please visit their website;

Expressions of interest close at 5 pm 10 August 2020.

Expression of interest will only be received by Allen Pascoe ACP Human Resources Solutions and can be sent to

Interviews will be conducted and appointments will be communicated directly with the successful candidates.

Te Aupouri Iwi

24 Te Ahu Road, Te Kamo, Northland

Phone 09 409 8006




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