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Notice of Annual General Meeting
Ohu Maatu information


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Ohu Maatu 2016

Annual General Meeting

Te Āwhina Marae - April 22nd - 25th

The 23rd AGM of the Ngāti Rārua Ātiawa Iwi Trust will be held on Saturday 23 April 2016 from 9.00am at Te Āwhina Marae as part of Ohu Maatu 2016.  We warmly encourage all whānau to attend.

Two Ngāti Rārua Trustee vacancies exist.  R. Thomas and M Chase will retire by rotation.  Both being eligible, they offer themselves for re-election for a further three year term.
One Te Ātiawa vacancy exists.  J. Katene will retire by rotation.  Being eligible, he offers himself for re-election for a further three year term. 
Nominations must clearly stipulate which seats are being sought by the nominee.  You may be nominated for more than one vacancy.  Nomination forms and Section 16 (2) of the Charities Act 2005 declaration forms are available from the office, Level 2, Wakatu House, Montgomery Square, Nelson, phone 03 548 08770.  Nominations close 4.00pm Friday 15 April 2016. 

Registration: Please make sure to visit our home page to register for the event Ohu Maatu Eventbrite or email Registration and accurate numbers will make it easier for your NRAIT staff to plan for meals, accommodation, travel and all the fun and engaging activities we have lined up for you.  There is a parallel programme for tamariki during the AGM so registration is really important for us to make sure all whānau can be involved. 
For more information including full programme details, visit our website - there's a handy link on our homepage.

April 22nd   5pm:  Powhiri, kai, whakawhanaungatanga
April 23rd    9am:  AGM and hakari.  Organised activities off-site for
                    tamariki during AGM
                    2pm:  Visit to Te Uma for tree planting, waiata, ki o rahi
April 24th   9am:  Church service
                    10.15am:  Transport to Marahau for waka ama, kayaking,
                     weaving, cockle gathering, ki o rahi, waiata
                    1pm:  BBQ lunch at Marahau

April 25th    6.30am:  ANZAC Dawn Service
                    7.30am:  Kai and Poroporoaki

Travel Subsidy
NRAIT is once again providing a travel subsidy to encourage and assist whānau to attend the AGM on 23 April and the associated activities throughout the weekend.
If you’re a registered NRAIT owner, live outside Te Tau Ihu and register and attend the AGM, you’ll be eligible for a $75 travel subsidy (one per adult).  Whānau coming from outside Te Tau Ihu with tamariki aged under 17 who are registered with NRAIT will also be eligible for a per child travel subsidy of $25.
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