We are the Pouakani Charitable Trust, an organisation | whakahaerenga that has been formed to bring together the blood-line descendants of the Pouakani Block.
Our aim | kaupapa is to work together as one to establish a community and wider family | whanau that our members are proud to be a part of – and we welcome you to find about more about who we are, and what we do.
The Pouakani Trust collaboratively involves its members and Trustees in a way that provides direct access to the benefits | āwhina available to those who are ancestors of the original owners of Pouakani Block. It is important to us that we communicate with our people in a way that is transparent and easy to understand | ngāwari ki te matau.
Please enjoy exploring our website that has been created to help more people understand the role of The Pouakani Trust, and how you can get involved.
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As a charitable trust we do not pay tax but we are bound by the Charities Act 2005.
This act requires distributions from the Trust to meet the following charitable purposes:
Kia Tau is the Waiata we will be learning at the wananga this year. This link will take you to the waiata on youtube – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=50bAwxu8qSI Nga Mihi
KIa Ora Koutou Katoa, The invitations for the 2019 Pouakani Wananga have been sent. If you or another Pouakani member are interested in learning more about Pouakani Trust, and/or are interested in attending the Wananga, please contact us A.S.A.P. Nga Mihi, Michael
Dione Payne is the Director for Maori and Pasifica Development at Te Whare Wanaka o Aoraki (Lincon University) in Canterbury, New Zealand. Dione Payne is an advocatefor Maori Land development and productivity by customary owners, utilising ethics and principles. Those ethics and principles consider European ideas of productivity with a key focus on tikanga Maori […]