max
°
min
°
Location:
COLOR-Waatea logo 2016-final

On Air Now
Radio Waatea

08:00pm - 11:00pm
Ed Sheeran

Morgan passing river baton to Pikia
Roger Pikia On File

Share to Email
Share to RSS
Share to Print

More Stories

Long standing Waikato River Authority Co-chair Tukoroirangi Morgan says he intends to resign from the Authority at the end of his current term in November.

Mr Morgan was closely involved in the establishment of the authority through rreaty settlement negotiations with the crown, alongside the late Raiha Lady Mahuta.

Crown co-chair John Luxton says Mr Morgan leaves an outstanding legacy, as without his efforts it is unlikely that there would have ever been a Waikato River Authority formed.

River iwi appointees to the authority have selected Te Arawa River Iwi representative Roger Pikia as the new incoming co-chair.

Mr Morgan says Mr Pikia has the skills and experience to do the job.

Mr Morgan has asked Waikato-Tainui to begin the appointment process for his board replacement in the hope that the new appointee can be welcomed at the Authority’s Annual General Meeting in November.

During Mr Morgan’s eight-year tenure as Co-chair of the Authority more than 250 restoration projects have been funded with grants totaling more than $38 million.
 

Copyright © 2018, UMA Broadcasting Ltd: www.waateanews.com


2018 FAST 300x140px tile


E-Tangata-19082018
Paakiwaha with Dale Husband
We are not mates with Australia
John Tamihere: Let's get the conclusion of this opinion piece out of the way, up front, and quickly. It's a myth that we are mates.
John Tamihere: Give Haumaha a fair go
John Tamihere: Superintendent Wally Haumaha has copped a lot of stick over the last two months.
Peters right to pursue leak in court
John Tamihere: It's remarkable how we can all look and hear someone say or conduct themselves and come away with hugely varying understandings.
0
TMP2
           

Submit

Glossary

 

Subscribe

Enter your email address to receive regular updates from Waatea News.
  • fb

On Air Now
Radio Waatea

08:00pm - 11:00pm