The New Plymouth District Council (Waitara Lands) Act 2018 established the Te Tai Pari Board (previously the Te Tai Pari Trust). The purpose of the Board is to distribute the annual release from the Waitara Perpetual Community Fund for each financial year.
Applications for funding for this financial year are now closed. Applicants will be informed of the outcome before 15 March 2023.
Funding projects must be based within the official Waitara boundary, which can be found in the Act.
NPDC and Te Kōwhatu Tū Moana (TKTM) each select three board members and an alternate. Each member holds office for a term not exceeding three years.
The current members of Te Tai Pari Board are:
Having contributed to development on the Council’s investment policy for the Waitara Perpetual Community Fund, the purpose of the board is to determine distributions from the annual release from the Fund. The initial amounts for distribution will be quite small, but over time is expected to be over $1m each financial year.
The Act sets limitations on Te Tai Pari Board appointees. A person cannot be appointed a member if they:
(i) competence to manage his or her own affairs in relation to his or her property; or
(ii) capacity to make or to communicate decisions relating to any particular aspect or aspects of his or her personal care and welfare:
The Board meet on an as-required basis.
Te Tai Pari Board members receive remuneration for their services. Remuneration and board expenses are paid from the Waitara services. Remuneration and board expenses are paid from the Waitara Perpetual Community Fund.
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Page last updated: 01:57PM Tue 28 November 2023