Our Strategy

Toitū te whenua, toitū tei iwi - To nurture the land for the betterment of the people  


To improve organisational resilience

  • Complete the review and amendment of the Trust Deed and the Incorporation’s constitution 

  • Enhance the working relationship between the Trust and the Incorporation

  • Develop and implement a trustee skill development plan

  • Review of trustee roles and responsibilities and complete a trustee succession plan 

  • Regularly review plans, policies and systems 


Secure the land and understand its potential

  • By 2020, ensure all our land has been secured under the kaitiakitanga of the Trust 


Develop networks and partnerships with key stakeholders

  • Ensure the ETS obligations in respect of the Eco-Corridor will be met

  • Develop a relationship management strategy

  • Develop and implement an annual stakeholder engagement plan with 1-2 key stakeholders each year


Review current business activities

  • Review the current investment regime to improve returns 

  • Complete and implement an investment charter or SIPO  

  • Complete a land audit and utilisation project 

  • Complete scoping of current potential business ideas, including Pureora Village tourism, metal quarry, beehives and manuka plantation, tree harvesting

  • Wherever possible, secure external funding for Trust research, development activities 


Enhance the connection of whānau to whānau and whānau to whenua

  • Establish a Kaumātua roopu 

  • Develop and implement a plan to revitalise descendant’s knowledge of Maraeroa A & B whānau and whenua 

  • Consider and scope the concept of a "whare for the people" and how the Trust can deliver this 

  • Update and maintain registered owner details  


Our values

Kia mau ki to tatou reo me ona tikanga 

Te ihi, te wehi me te tapu - Integrity, respect, transparency and honesty

Whakapono, tumanako me te aroha - commitment, vision & compassion

Te kotahitanga - unity, strong relationships, good communication 

Te taumata teitei - a best practice organisation for its staff, processes, systems and stakeholders