The Maungaharuru-Tangitū Trust (MTT) was established to receive, hold, manage and administer the assets of the Trust for purposes that are beneficial to members of our Hapū. Maungaharuru-Tangitū Trust is a post-settlement governance entity and is the voice and representative body for our Hapū. Part of the Trust’s role is to foster and promote amongst members of the Hapū:
- spiritual values, unity, support and cooperation;
- recognition of traditional customs and values; and
- physical, social, and economic wellbeing and advancement.
TE HAWAKITANGA – VISION: Puāwaitanga o te Puawānanga – Living Our Dreams
TE TAIKURA – CORE PURPOSE: Kia Tipu te Mauri Ora – Growing our Inner Strength
The Maungaharuru-Tangitū Trust has eight kaimahi – staff / contractors.
- Kaiwhakahaere Matua – General Manager
- Kaiwhakahaere Tari – Office Manager
- Kaimanaaki Tuhituhi – Office Administrative Assistant
- Kaiwhakahaere Whai Rawa – Commercial Manager
- Kaiwhakahaere Taiao – Environmental Manager
- Kaiārahi Reo
- Kaiwhakahaere Whakapā – Communications Manager
- Mātanga Hangarau – IT Support
Te Waiū Trust governs the lake beds and stratum held by it, including Lake Opouahi, part of Lake Tūtira, Lakes Waikōpiro and Orakai.
The Trustees of the Charitable Trust are also the Trustees of Maungaharuru-Tangitū Trust (see above).
Our Investment Company is called Maungaharuru-Tangitū Limited. There are three Directors whose role is to grow our investments and manage our assets, under the Investment Framework. Members can view the Statement of Investment Policy and Objectives (SIPO).
The membership of Maungaharuru-Tangitū Trust (MTT) is open to all those who whakapapa to our Hapū.
The benefits of being a member of MTT include:
- participating in the decisions of the Trust at its Annual or other General Meetings;
- electing members to MTT; and
- staying in touch with what is happening, through pānui from MTT.