Ngāti Pāhauwera Development Trust

Company Directors – Expression of Interest Sought

Pakato i te ata, pakato i te ahiahi, maure mahi, mauri ora.

Ngāti Pāhauwera Commercial Development Ltd is the commercial arm of the Ngāti Pāhauwera Development Trust.  It manages $50M in assets across a portfolio of forestry land, farms, listed shares, private equity investments, and term deposits.  A key focus of the company over the next 5 years is to continue to develop its agribusiness opportunities.

The primary objectives are to grow the asset base for future generations and to generate an increasing stream of income for use by the Trust.  The company also looks to create sustainable employment for Ngāti Pāhauwera.  To achieve this requires diversity and superior talent among the board of directors.

We are looking to strengthen the board with the appointment of two directors who have the requisite skills.  On this basis, we seek expressions of interest.

The ideal candidates will:

  • Have proven governance experience with a large business;
  • Be strategic and visionary in thinking;
  • Have proven commercial experience;
  • Be experienced in primary production;
  • Be of Ngāti Pāhauwera descent;
  • Be passionate about working with a progressive Iwi.

If you have what we are looking for and are interested, please submit your resume along with a covering letter to

For further information, contact Luke Hansen at the email address above.  Your interest should be received by Friday, 20 January 2017 before 5 pm.

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