Post by Kiwi Frontline on Aug 2, 2020 6:53:42 GMT 12
NGĀTI KAHUNGUNU IWI CHAIR APPOINTED TO KEY ROLE ON TOURISM TASKFORCE
Ngāti Kahungunu Iwi chair Ngahiwi Tomoana has been appointed to a key role on a national tourism taskforce table.
The Tourism Futures Taskforce will meet regularly and is expected to deliver draft recommendations to Cabinet in December 2020.
The Tourism Futures Taskforce members were confirmed on Saturday by Tourism Minister Kelvin Davis at an event at Whakarewarewa in Rotorua on Saturday.
Davis said the " main purpose of the independent Tourism Futures Taskforce is to lead the thinking on the future of tourism in New Zealand''.
Joining co-chairs Hon Steve Chadwick and Grant Webster are: Anna Pollock – founder of Conscious Travel Ngahiwi Tomoana – Ngāti Kahungunu Iwi Incorporated Nick Judd – former Chief Strategy, Networks and Alliance Officer, Air New Zealand Sue Suckling, Independent Director and Strategy Consultant Takurua (Tak) Mutu – Co-Owner and Director of MDA Group
"They will advise government on what changes we can make to the tourism system, so that tourism enriches Aotearoa and the wellbeing of New Zealanders," Davis said......
Post by Kiwi Frontline on Aug 2, 2020 6:55:01 GMT 12
APANUI CHALLENGES COUNCIL ON WHARE FEE
Te Whānau a Apanui is challenging fees Ōpōtiki District Council is charging for low cost housing on Māori land.
The iwi wants to bring the relocatable units up to Raukokore to provide housing for whānau moving back to work on horticulture and other businesses which will be created through a water storage scheme.
But spokesperson Willie Te Aho says the council wants to charge $5000 a whare.........