TRONPnui manages the collectively-held assets, and advocates for the interests of Ngati Porou, on behalf of the iwi members.
TRONPnui is governed by a board of 14 directors appointed through an election every 4 years. An election is held for 7 “Rohenga Tipuna” with 2 elected members from each Rohenga Tipuna becoming the TRONPnui Board. At least one elected member from each Rohenga Tipuna must be Noho Kaenga; ie, a resident within the Ngati Porou rohe, mai i Potikirua ki Te Toka a Taiau.
Voting opened 23 September 2019 and closes Wednesday, 12 noon 23 October 2019.
Rohenga Tipuna 3 - Pohautea ki Te Onepoto; As one elected representative must be Noho Kaenga Lilian BALDWIN (Noho Kaenga) is declared elected unopposed. An election will be held to fill the remaining vacancy for Rohenga Tipuna 3 – Pohautea ki Te Onepoto. The candidates for this are:
Aroha COULING (Neé Butler), Derek Tinia FOX and George KONIA
Rohenga Tipuna 5 - Rahuimanuka ki Mataahu; As the number of nominations for Rohenga Tipuna 5 – Rahuimanuka ki Mataahu did not exceed the number of vacancies available, no election is required and Te Rau KUPENGA and Selwyn PARATA (Noho Kaenga) are declared elected unopposed.
Candidate Profiles -
To find out more about the people who are standing in Tronpnui 2019 Election click the Rohenga Tipuna links to read their individual profiles.