Notice calling for:

(a) Nominations for election to membership of the Trust Board.
(b) Applications for inclusion in the roll of beneficiaries.

Pursuant to section 46 of the Maori Trust Board’s Act 1955, the above Board hereby calls for nominations for the election of ten (10) persons to membership of the Board.

The Board also calls upon such of its beneficiaries as have not already enrolled, being persons who have attained the age of 18 years, to apply to have their names, occupations and addresses included in the Board’s Roll of Beneficiaries.

Any enrolled beneficiary who has changed his or her occupation or address since he or she enrolled is also requested to give the Board notice thereof.

The last day for receiving nominations and applications for enrolment is on Friday 15 December 2023, being three months before the present members cease to hold office. All nominations and applications for enrolment should be addressed to the Board Secretary, whose postal address is: PO Box 87, Tūrangi 3353, or emailed to secretary@tuwharetoa.co.nz.

Nomination forms can be obtained from:

  • The Board’s offices, Town Centre, Tūrangi
  • 81 Horomatangi Street, Taupō
  • By phoning our office on 07 386 8832
  • Contacting the election helpline on 0800 666 032
  • Emailing Electionz iro@electionz.com.

The forms must be signed by at least 5 beneficiaries who are entitled to vote in respect of the election of that candidate and be accepted by the candidate, and all signatures witnessed by one or more other adult persons.

A candidate may at any time withdraw his or her nomination by notice to the Board.

An election will be held by postal and online ballot if the number of valid nominations received by the closing date exceeds the number of persons required to be elected.

Dated at Tūrangi this 15th day of November 2023
Rakeipoho Taiaroa
Board Secretary