The Organisation Pou is led by Pauline Symes (Chairperson)
We engaged subject matter experts to provide us with a robust process to collate all the data whānau gave us through 18 hui a iwi, 14 in the Kainga and 4 a Motu, email and social media mechanisms to come up with the Annual and Operational Plan for the next five years.
The Plan includes Five Pou (pillars) that also have an implementation of the project’s process.
Read more about the detail on how each of these pou will be implemented, and the potential for whānau to be employed to undertake specific projects.
2019-2020 | 2020-2021
These are the focus for our Strategy, from the wananga we need to rationalise our resources and time on the kaupapa that have the widest impact on our whānau and taiao and what we have done in 2019-2020 and what we will do in 2020-2021.
From these Kaupapa Whānau told us they want to be;
Owning their own homes; Increasing their household incomes; Better access to services; Be healthy;
Marae Whakairo restoration, Kaitiakitanga, Maintenance/Renovations, Secure as Trustee/Governance, Business ventures, provide forums for whakapapa, tikanga, kawa and historical korero initiatives; establish a Kaumatua Council
Creating a business model/business operations to create funds/wealth for use in the Pou and/or distributions to whānau; and creating opportunities for whānau to upskill themselves to enable them to create their own businesses.
Support initiatives for Te Taiao, e.g. pest management, riparian planting, fencing, cleaning up our awa and tributary waterways and monitoring those and offered to Schools and other Educational Institutes throughout the Motu; Establishing a native plant nursery to provide for riparian planting and reintroduction of native plants in and around our village environments; Establishing village walkways, history of our Rohe kainga, cultural experiences tailored to both overseas and New Zealand tourist and Schools and there Educational Institutes throughout the Motu.
Connecting whānau to services that meet their needs; Secure Trustee/Governance models, Staff/Operational models.
Tatau Tatau o Te Wairoa Allocation Uplift
As a unit holder in the Tātau Tātau o Te Wairoa PSGE Unit Trust has allowed us to receive some support from the Settlement accumulated interest. The accumulated interest of $1 million was negotiated by our former representative to assist member Kahui to operationalise their entities and is paid out to each of the seven kahui over a three-year duration at equal payments of $352,333.28.
The first amount of $352,333.28 was uplifted in February 2019, second in December 2019 with the last uplift in December 2020.