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Unwavering in our focus to grow our whanau towards a world-class intergenerational business.
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OUR MOUNTAINS, OUR RIVERS, OUR LAKES, OUR OCEAN, OUR LANDS ARE WHO WE ARE, HANDED DOWN FROM OUR TUPUNA. WE WILL CONSIDER OUR TAIAO IN EVERYTHING WE DO.
Pou Toru: Pou Tikanga
Who we are is founded on our culture that we will embed into everything we do.
Pou Whā: Pou Tahua
We will create the highest quality product and service that commands premium value and margin in our chosen markets. And, maximises returns to our shareholders.

THE TE ARAWA FISHERIES GROUP

We manage fisheries assets on behalf of the iwi of Te Arawa. The proceeds are used for the benefit of all Te Arawa descendants.

Our mission: “Kia whakakotahi tatau o Te Arawa Waka ki raro i te maru o nga taonga o Tangaroa mo nga whakatupuranga o Te Arawa”.

Our vision: “Effective Te Arawa Iwi, Prosperous Te Arawa Whanau, Healthy Te Arawa Moana".

OUR GROUP

The Te Arawa Fisheries Group manages fisheries assets on behalf of the iwi of Te Arawa. The proceeds are used for the benefit of all Te Arawa descendants. Our mission is, “Kia whakakotahi tatou o Te Arawa Waka ki raro i te maru o nga taonga o Tangaroa mo nga whakatipuranga o Te Arawa”. Our vision is, “Effective Te Arawa Iwi, Prosperous Te Arawa Whanau, Healthy Te Arawa Moana”.

OUR STRUCTURE

Te Arawa Fisheries is made up of a parent body, Te Kotahitanga o Te Arawa Waka Fisheries Trust Board, and two companies, Te Arawa Fisheries Limited and Te Arawa Fisheries Holding Company Limited. The Te Arawa Fisheries Group is supported by a General Manager and staff.

OUR TRUST

Te Kotahitanga o Te Arawa is the trust which governs the Te Arawa Fisheries Group and delivers benefits to Te Arawa descendants through programmes such as its Te Arawa 500 Scholarships, Iwi Partnerships and the provision of kaimoana to tangihanga. The board of the Trust comprises elected members representing each of our 11 iwi of Ngati Makino, Ngati Pikiao, Ngati Rangiteaorere, Ngati Rangitihi, Ngati Rangiwewehi, Ngati Tahu/Whaoa, Ngati Tarawhai, Tapuika, Te Ure o Uenukukopako/Ngati Whakaue, Tuhourangi and Waitaha. Click here for a copy of the most recent Annual Report including its Strategic and Annual Plans.

OUR COMPANIES

Te Arawa Fisheries Holding Company Limited and Te Arawa Fisheries Limited are owned by Te Kotahitanga o Te Arawa and are responsible for holding and managing the fisheries assets. The directors of the boards of the Companies are appointed by the board of Te Kotahitanga o Te Arawa. Click here for a copy of the most recent Annual Report including its Strategic and Annual Plans.

OUR HISTORY

Our fisheries assets were received in settlement with the Crown of Te Arawa’s claims to commercial fisheries under the Maori Fisheries Act 2004. Those assets were transferred to Te Arawa Fisheries in September 2006 by the body responsible for allocation, Te Ohu Kaimoana.

OUR ASSETS

The fisheries assets transferred to Te Arawa Fisheries in September 2006 comprised $7.1m of fishing quota, $3.1m of cash and $13.3m of shares in Aotearoa Fisheries Limited.

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