Te Tai Pari tiakitanga

Te Tai Pari Trust

Expressions of interest

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).


Background of the Te Tai Pari Trust

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:

  • Pauline Lockett - Chairperson for years 1-3 (NPDC)
  • Pat Bodger (TKTM)
  • Donna Eriwata (TKTM)
  • Mawhaturia White (TKTM)
  • Graham Armstrong (NPDC)
  • Darrel Nicholas (NPDC)
  • Marion James (NPDC) - Alternate Member

  • Rawiri Doorbar (TKTM) - Alternate Member