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Posted 12 August 2022

Te Uri o Hau Settlement Trust (the Trust)

Notice of Annual General Meeting

Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of Te Uri o Hau Settlement Trust will be held at Oruawharo Marae, Oruawharo Road, Wellsford on Saturday 24th September 2022 at 10:00am.

AGENDA FOR MEETING

  • Annual reports

  • Vote on mandate

  • General Business

REPORTS TO BE LAID BEFORE THE MEETING

1) The trustees will report on the following for the preceding income year (1 April 2021 to 31 March 2022)

    (a) Performance against the statements of intent

    (b) Operation of the Settlement Trust and sub-trusts

    (c) Consolidated financial statements of the Settlement Trust and the sub-trusts

2) The trustees will also report on the consolidated statement of intent for the current income year 1 April 2022 to 31 March 2023.

Copies of the Trust Deed, financial statements, performance and operation report, auditors' report, consolidated statement of intent, rationale for the proposed amendments to the Trust Deed (referred to below) are available for inspection at the Trust’s office C/- Te Uri o Hau Settlement Trust, 2nd Floor, 5 Hunt Street, Whangarei during the hours of 9:00am to 4:00pm on any business day from the 1st September 2022. Copies may be obtained for a nominal copying charge by visiting the office or by phoning Toni Wirihana 

VOTING

Voting will take place on the following amendments to the Trust Deed.

Amendment One: delete clause 9.3 in full (which requires Trustees to produce consolidated half-yearly reports of the operations of the Trust and its sub-trusts). 

Amendment Two: delete clause 5.2.2 (which requires the trustees of the various sub-trusts of the Trust to produce half yearly reports of the operations of the sub-trusts). 

Instead of attending the meeting, votes may be cast by postal ballot or proxy. The outcome of the vote will be publicly notified.

POSTAL VOTES

Postal ballot papers will be sent to all adult Te Uri o Hau during August. These must be returned by post (in the pre-paid envelope provided) to Te Uri o Hau Settlement Trust Office, PO Box 657, Whangarei no later than Friday 16 September 2022. Postal votes received after this date will not be counted.

PROXIES

Proxy forms will be included with the ballot papers. Proxies must be returned by post in the pre-paid envelope provided or hand delivered (in the pre-paid envelope provided) to Te Uri o Hau Settlement Trust Office, 2nd Floor, 5 Hunt Street, Whangarei no later than 48 hours prior to the commencement of the meeting on Saturday 24 September 2022 at 10am.  Proxy forms received after this time will not be valid.

In accordance with clause 11.9 of the Trust Deed, if a tangi to be held at Oruawharo marae coincides with the AGM set for Saturday 24 September 2022, the AGM will be adjourned to the following Saturday 1st October 2022 at 10am at Oruawharo marae. If the adjourned meeting cannot take place because a tangi coincides with the adjourned meeting, the trustees will issue a new notice of meeting in accordance with the provisions of the Trust Deed.

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Posted 28 July 2022

Te Uri o Hau Settlement Trust (the Trust)

Notice of Election of Trustees

for Waikaretu & Oruawharo

As at 5pm Friday 22 July 2022 no nominations were received for Waikaretu Marae and Oruawharo Marae. As a result of not receiving a nomination for Waikaretu or Oruawharo I hereby invite again nominations for the election of two (2) new trustees of the Te Uri o Hau Settlement Trust. Nominations must be made on the form available from the Trust’s office at 2/5 Hunt Street, Whangarei during the hours of 9:00am to 4:00pm any business day or on request by phoning Toni Wirihana (09) 4597001. Requirements for Trustee eligibility will be provided with the nomination forms.

One trustee will be elected from each of the four (4) Ancestral Marae; Oruawharo, Otamatea, Waihaua and Waikaretu. A postal ballot will be held if more than one valid nomination is received. Each new trustee will serve two consecutive terms of three (3) years each. According to the Trust Deed, the following trustees will automatically be re-elected for a further three (3) year term – Henry Anthony Holyoake (Waikaretu Marae), Raniera Wiremu Te Reo o Te Ao Marama Pene (Oruawharo Marae), Albert Shelford (Otamatea Marae) and Antony Thompson (Waihaua Marae)

Nominations close 4pm, Monday 29 August 2022.

The Returning Officer will post ballot papers to every adult Te Uri o Hau registered on the beneficiary roll for Waikaretu and Oruawharo one month after the date nominations close.

Postal elections will close 4pm, Monday 17th October 2022.

Any Te Uri o Hau 18 years or over may nominate another adult Te Uri o Hau registered with the same Ancestral Marae and recorded on the Trust's beneficiary roll. The beneficiary roll is open for inspection at the Trust's office at 2/5 Hunt Street, Whangarei during the hours of 9:00am to 4:00pm any business day, office phone (09) 459 7001.

 

Returning Officer

Sarah Kessell

Te Uri o Hau Settlement Trust

PO Box 1976

Whangarei   0143

Email: tuohelections@gmail.com

Mobile: (027) 588 1860

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Posted 23 March 2022

FOUNDATION PLANTING

If you have got fenced areas close to the waterway in the Kaipara Catchment the KMR Team want to hear from you. They are looking for land that is ready for planting!

If you meet the following criteria click on the link below email hono@kmr.org.nz or visit www.kmr.org.nz

  • You have a minimum of 20ha of land (or can join with neighbours to get a minimum of 20ha).

  • Fenced wetland areas

  • Riparian planting areas, or other fenced areas near waterways ready to spray and plant

  • Have a community planting restoration project (wetland or riparian)

  • Have a minimum of 1ha of land plant