Expressions of interest are now open for appointment as an NPDC representative to Te Tai Pari Trust. This is a great opportunity to contribute to the future of Waitara. Members of the public with a passion for Waitara and a great understanding of the Waitara Community are encouraged to complete the Expression of Interest form here.
NPDC is seeking three appointees (plus one alternate).
The New Plymouth District Council (Waitara Lands) Act 2018 established the Te Tai Pari Trust. The purpose of the Trust is to distribute the annual release from the Waitara Perpetual Community Fund for each financial year.
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 Trust are:
Marion James (NPDC) - Alternate Member
Rawiri Doorbar (TKTM) - Alternate Member
Having contributed to development on the Council’s investment policy for the Waitara Perpetual Community Fund, the purpose of the trust 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 Trust 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 Trust meet on an as required basis.
Te Tai Pari Trust 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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