Our greatest challenge today being Ngāti Paoa, is to grow our settlement for future generations of Ngāti Paoa tomorrow.
In preparation to receive and manage the Settlement assets effectively, the Initial Trustees of the Ngāti Paoa Iwi Trust undertook 2 years of extensive consultation with whanau and marae about Strategic Planning and Trustee Competencies.
Below are the Iwi endorsed outcomes from the Iwi consultation process - Vision ‘Paoakiuta, Paoaki tai, Paoakitua’ (Paoa to the land, Paoa to the sea, Paoa to the future) Principles Tika, Pono, Aroha (Do what is right, the right way!) Trustee Competencies TeReo, Honest, Effective Communicator, Transparent and Accountable,Highly Qualified and Technically Efficient, Team Player and Great People Skills. Focus Areas Asset Protection Prudent Asset Management Effective Benefit Distribution Planned Growth and Development Below is a table that measures the performance and outcomes to date from the four focus areas.