The Governance Board of Te Korowai Hauora o Hauraki consists of five Trustees, elected every three years by the Iwi of Hauraki. These elections take place at the Annual General Meeting.

Harry Mikaere

Chairperson & Hauraki Maori Trust Board representative

Harry has been involved in a number of organisations including Iwi/Māori Council, Tainui Waka Alliance, Hauraki Fishing Group and Taimoana Marine Farms Limited, New Zealand Aquaculture Limited, Aotearoa Fishing Company Limited and Waikato Whānau Ora Regional Leadership Forum. 

Lucy Steel

Deputy Chair

Lucy has extensive experience in Governance and Financial Management from Māori Educational Strategy and Development; Strategic Governance in Iwi Development; Business Development; Community and Māori Health Development; Iwi Relationships; Fisheries Management; Housing Development.

Glen Tupuhi

Trustee


 

Liane Ngamane

Trustee

Liane Ngamane

Of Ngāti Tamaterā and Ngāti Maru descent, Liane has a planning, policy and resource management background working for iwi in the Hauraki and Tāmaki regions for over 20 years. A recognised mandated negotiator for Ngāti Tamaterā in treaty negotiations with the Crown in Tāmaki and Hauraki, Liane is also an elected trustee of the Ngāti Tamaterā Treaty Settlement Trust and a current trustee of Te Whariki Manawahine o Hauraki, the Hauraki Women's Refuge. Formerly part of senior management of the Hauraki Maori Trust Board and a member of the Auckland and Waikato Conservation Boards, she is currently a tangata whenua member of the Hauraki Gulf Forum and sits in her second term as a Mana Whenua representative to the Independent Maori Statutory Board, allocated to the Planning Committee of Auckland Council. Liane has two children, Ruby who is 18 years old and her son Takutaimoana, 15 years.  

David Taipari

Trustee

 David Taipari

David Taipari is experienced in taking a high-level strategic approach to governance and management having served in leadership roles on several Boards. David serves as:-

  • Chairman of the Independent Māori Statutory Board for Auckland Council which includes sitting on Council Committees;
  • Chairman of the Hauraki Maori Trust Board, the statutory Maori Authority in Hauraki;
  • Chairman of the Pare Hauraki Fishing Trust a diversified private Trust active in marine farming, fishing, property development and other investments on behalf of Hauraki iwi;
  • Trustee of Nga Iwi FM Board, the regional Maori radio station in Hauraki;
  • Trustee of Matai Whetu Marae in Thames.

For over 25 years David has represented Ngati Maru in various roles. He has also been a strong advocate in Treaty of Waitangi claims and the settlement process. As the Chairman of the Hauraki Maori Trust Board he has represented Hauraki iwi to achieve significant fisheries settlements and enhance economic development for the region.