Te Taumata director appointed as Chair to significant Māori organisation

Te Taumata director appointed as Chair to significant Māori organisation

E hika ma, tena hoki koutou, tatou

Tiro hia ki tena o nga totara o nga iwi o Ngāti Rarua, Ngāti Kahungungu me Te Whānau a Apanui eke atu ki te Taumata o te Poari o Wakatū whaanui! 

Te Taumata sends its warm congratulations to esteemed director, Hone McGregor, for his appointment as Chairman of Wakatū Incorporation.

“Johnny brings extensive experience to the role and, coupled with his commitment to innovation, will help foster the growth of Wakatu Incorporation and whanau,”  Te Taumata Chairman, Chris Karamea Insley, says.

“I also want to acknowledge outgoing Chairman Paul Morgan who, for more than 30 years, has laid a solid foundation for Wakatū, creating a vertically-integrated portfolio of businesses with global reach.

“His pioneering efforts have been no mean feat and have seen Wakatū lay the footsteps for many other Māori businesses to follow.

“Most of all I wish to acknowledge Paul’s mahi in growing the many rangatahi of Wakatū, including Johnny, who are now coming through to take up the reins of Wakatū Incorporation,” Mr Insley says.

Whaia te iti kahurangi, kei te tu oho koe ki te Maunga teitei!



Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business

CCAB delivers programs that facilitate the growth of Indigenous business, build relationships between Indigenous and non-Indigenous business, and ensure life-long learning for Indigenous entrepreneurs, and other Canadian business leaders. These efforts recognise the central role that Indigenous business and communities hold in the future of Canada.
Our mission is to promote, strengthen and enhance a prosperous Indigenous economy through the fostering of business relationships, opportunities and awareness for all of our members.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

The Ministry acts in the world to make New Zealanders safer and more prosperous.
E mahi ana te Manatū i te Ao kia whai haumaru me te whai rawa mo Aotearoa.
New Zealand’s security and prosperity depend on the conditions in, and our connections with, the wider world. This means we must engage with – and seek to influence – other countries to our advantage, in line with New Zealand’s values and interests including that of Maori.

New Zealand Trade and Enterprise

New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE) is the government agency charged with helping New Zealand businesses to grow internationally.
We use our extensive knowledge and global networks to help exporters of all sizes make better decisions and connect to the right partners and investors.
We connect international businesses and investors with high-value growth opportunities in New Zealand.
By supporting New Zealand businesses, we boost New Zealand's economy and reputation, and help to share what's special about New Zealand with the rest of the world.

Callaghan Innovation

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We partner with ambitious businesses of all sizes, providing a range of innovation and research and development (R&D) services to suit each stage of growth.
Our people – including more than 200 of New Zealand’s leading scientists and engineers – empower innovators by connecting people, opportunities and networks, and providing tailored technical solutions, skills and capability development programmes, and grants co-funding.

Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment

Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) plays a central role in shaping and delivering a strong New Zealand economy.
Our role is to create better outcomes for all New Zealanders, particularly by supporting business growth.
We are responsible for the delivery of advice, regulation and services that have a real impact on people, businesses and the environment within which they operate.