Te Maruata Roopu Whakahaere

Te Maruata Roopu Whakahaere

The current members of Te Maruata Roopu Whakahaere are:

Metro Sector Representative:

  • Alf Filipaina, Councillor, Auckland Council

Rural and Provincial Sector Representative:

  • Meredith Akuhata-Brown, Councillor, Gisborne District Council

Regional Sector Representative:

  • Tipa Mahuta, Councillor, Waikato Regional Council

Young Elected Members Representative:

  • Moko Tepania, Councillor, Far North District Council

Members elected at large:

  • Bonita Bigham, Community Board Member, South Taranaki District Council (Chair)
  • Bayden Barber, Councillor, Hastings District Council (Deputy Chair)
  • Shane Epiha, Councillor, Selwyn District Council
  • Jackie Te Amo, Community Board Member, Whakatane District Council

 

Bonita Bigham Sept 2018 001 Web

Bonita Bigham

Te Maruata Chairperson

Community Board Member, South Taranaki District Council

Bonita Bigham (Ngaruahine, Te Atiawa) has been chair of Te Maruata, Local Government New Zealand's national collective of Māori in governance roles in local...
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Alf Filipaina

Councillor, Auckland Council

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Tipa Mahuta

Councillor, Waikato Regional Council