Tūrangi Co-Governance Committee
Membership of the Tūrangi Co-Governance Committee is made up of four members elected by Ngāti Tūrangitukua (through the agreement of the Ngāti Tūrangitukua Charitable Trust and the Ngāti Tūrangitukua Māori Committee) and appointed by Council; and four members appointed by Council, one of whom is the Mayor.
- Te Takinga New (elected by Ngāti Tūrangitukua)
- Christian Asher (elected by Ngāti Tūrangitukua)
- Lauren Fletcher (elected by Ngāti Tūrangitukua)
- Amy Walker (elected by Ngāti Tūrangitukua)
- Mayor David Trewavas
- Deputy Mayor Cr Kevin Taylor
- Cr Sandra Greenslade
- Amanda Martin (community representative)
The Tūrangi Co-Governance Committee meets every two months. Up to 30 minutes will be set aside during each meeting for a public forum (see the section below for more information).
Meetings alternate between the following two locations:
- Tūrangitukua Building, 130 Atirau Road, Tūrangi
- Tūrangi Customer and Visitor Centre, 1 Ngawaka Place, Tūrangi
|Wednesday 6 December||10.30am to 12.30pm||Tūrangi Customer and Visitor Centre|
The Tūrangi Co-Governance Committee holds workshops, as required.
|Wednesday 6 December||9.30am to 10.30am*||Tūrangi Customer and Visitor Centre|
*Please note that from 9.30am to 9.45am the workshop will be closed to the public due to reasons detailed below:
It is a sensitive and confidential process between the Crown and whānau, and the role of TDC and the Tūrangi Co-Governance committee is to understand and support. Any information should be treated in confidence. Generally, Treaty settlement negotiations are confidential and the provision of LGOIMA should apply; all of s7(2)(c) is relevant:
protect information which is subject to an obligation of confidence or which any person has been or could be compelled to provide under the authority of any enactment, where the making available of the information:
- would be likely to prejudice the supply of similar information, or information from the same source, and it is in the public interest that such information should continue to be supplied; or
- would be likely otherwise to damage the public interest.
The public forum provides an opportunity for the Tūrangi community to talk to members of the co-governance committee on any upcoming agenda item or topic of interest concerning the area.
Up to 30 minutes will be set aside during each meeting (see meeting dates and times above) for this forum. Each speaker or group may speak for five minutes (or longer at the discretion of the Chair).
Members of the public wishing to speak should email email@example.com no later than 5pm two days prior to the meeting.
Notes, photographs or other documentation used during an address or presentation will be required for Council's records.
No debate or comment will be made by members of the committee after your presentation, however, members may ask questions for clarification. It should be noted that as this is not a formal meeting, no formal decisions can be made. If a decision or recommendation is required, the matter will be referred to a future meeting for further consideration.
Criticisms of individual elected/representative members or individual staff members are not allowed.
The Chair may refuse applications which are repetitious or offensive and may stop a speaker in progress where the subject matter is disrespectful or offensive.
If you have any questions regarding our public forum, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Governance and Terms of Reference
The objective of the Tūrangi Co-Governance Committee is to govern the implementation and fulfil the purpose and functions as prescribed in the Mana Whakahono ā Rohe Agreement between the Ngāti Tūrangitukua Charitable Trust, the Ngāti Tūrangitukua Māori Committee and Taupō District Council.