Updated: May 26, 2021

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Hau Ariki Marae Reservation seeks nominations from beneficiaries for five Trustee positions; three of these positions are allocated to Māori.

In accordance with the Hau Ariki Marae Charter (Assent 2020) all five Trustee positions will be available for election. Of the original seven Trustees, Trevor John Hawkins is available for re-election. The term of office is three years and the positions are non-paid.

Nominations are open from 26 May 2021 and close 5pm on Monday 21 June 2021.

Nomination forms are available on the website, or by email request to

The nomination forms must include:

- the signature of the adult being nominated,

- the nominee’s full name, address and telephone number,

- a declaration that the nominee is not a bankrupt, has not been convicted of a dishonesty offence,

- the signature and full name and address of the adults proposing and seconding the nomination.

- a brief statement of experience and objectives relevant to the position of Trustee.

Completed nomination forms must either be returned by mail to the following address Hau Ariki Marae, PO Box 165, Martinborough, or returned by email to no later than 5.00 pm Monday 21 June 2021. Details of candidates nominated will be available on the website, from Wednesday 23 June 2021.

If, on the closing of nominations for the election of Trustees to the Board, the number of persons nominated for election to the Board exceeds the number of appointments to be made, an election shall be held at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Saturday 26 June at Hau Ariki Marae. Voting will be in person (but not by proxy) at the AGM. In the event of a vote being taken the five candidates with the greatest number of votes shall be elected Trustee(s). Voting papers will be available at the AGM.

For more information contact Kevin Haunui 021 626 065.

Trevor Hawkins – Chair

Trustees, Hau Ariki Marae Reservation

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