Māori Legal, Business and Governance Forum

Building a prosperous future through policy frameworks, sound governance and commercial innovation

24 - 25 Nov 2020Te Wharewaka o Pōneke, Wellington
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  • Conference
  • Super saver price $2399 + GST
  • Super saver ends on 7 Oct
  • Last minute price $2699 + GST
  • 24 - 25 Nov 2020
  • Workshop(s)
  • Super saver price from $699 + GST
  • Super saver ends on 7 Oct
  • Last minute price from $899 + GST
  • 26 Nov 2020
  • Wellington
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Effective iwi governance: Developing controls and processes for long-term success
26 November 2020 | 9.30 AM - 12.30 PM

With the high expectations and pressures on iwi boards to build and lead an effective governing body to serve others, building robust frameworks and processes must be considered a priority. This half day workshop will explore and unpack the critical aspects of what creates a successful leadership team. From risk management to decision making to board stewardship, this workshop will be the opportunity for leaders to examine key issues and gain pragmatic solutions to solve key issues. 

With the high expectations and pressures on iwi boards to build and lead an effective governing body to serve others, building robust frameworks and processes must be considered a priority. This half day workshop will explore and unpack the critical aspects of what creates a successful leadership team. From risk management to decision making to board stewardship, this workshop will be the opportunity for leaders to examine key issues and gain pragmatic solutions to solve key issues.  

  • Developing governing frameworks- examining tools and processes for accurate and effective governance decision making
  • Encouraging transparency to avoid operating recklessly and remain solvent
  • Risk examination to safeguard and enhance assets- understanding how much to take on through developing effective risk analysis, management and reporting frameworks
  • Harnessing accurate data to make better decisions
  • Identifying tools and techniques to achieve a holistic wellbeing approach to effective board management- looking into the benefits gained of prioritising mental, spiritual and physical wellbeing for overall leadership success

Dr Jim Mather

Māori Development Specialist & Professional Director

Mather Solutions

Dr Jim Mather is of Ngāti Awa, Ngāi Tūhoe and English descent. With business management experience spanning 25 years, he is a qualified accountant by profession, and has held a variety of private sector roles including General Manager of a marine engineering business and Financial Controller for a local subsidiary of a Swiss multi-national. He is a member of the Chartered Accountants of Australia and New Zealand and the New Zealand Institute of Directors. He holds a Master of Business Administration from the Henley Business School in England and a Bachelor of Business Studies, as well as diplomas in business and management. He also completed a PhD in Māori economic development through AUT University in 2014.

Local council consultation with iwi: Managing whānau, hapū and iwi engagement
26 November 2020 | 1.30 PM - 4.30 PM

Local councils have responsibilities and obligations to fulfil legal provisions, including the Resource Management Act amongst other key policies. For this reason, cultivating and retaining long-term, successful relationships between local council and iwi is critical in a post settlement, modern environment. 

Local councils have responsibilities and obligations to fulfil legal provisions, including the Resource Management Act amongst other key policies. For this reason, cultivating and retaining long-term, successful relationships between local council and iwi is critical in a post settlement, modern environment. 

This half-day workshop will explore the consultation process, acknowledge important expectations of local councils and examine effective methods to best manage iwi engagement.  

  • Highlighting key legal policies- RMA, Local Government Act and National Policy Statement for Freshwater Management Highlighting best practice frameworks and robust policies for enhanced collaboration with iwi
  • Understanding the fundamental priorities of PSGE and iwi through consultation to acknowledge interests, and align values with strategic visions and policies
  • Comparing current matters within urban and rural local councils
  • The importance of reflecting Māori values within consultation management plans Identifying key issues with collaboration- key issues and frameworks to resolve conflict

 

Rawiri Faulkner

Director

Tūtaiao Ltd

Ngāti Whakaue, Ngāti Huia, Ngai Te Rangi and Ngāti Toarangatira

Rawiri is co-director of Tūtaiao Ltd which specialises in policy, planning and relationship advice. Rawiri has held a number of senior roles in crown organisations and is a qualified environmental hearing commissioner. Rawiri has extensive experience working with iwi and local government to develop durable and positive outcomes. Rawiri will share with you his experiences and explore some innovative approaches to engagement whist ensuring a safe and fun environment.

  • Special Forum Price: Registered Māori Trusts and Local Government
    (3 for 2 applies)
  • Super saver price $1799 + GST
  • Super saver ends on 7 Oct
  • Last minute price $2199 + GST
  • 24 - 25 Nov 2020
  • Workshop(s)
  • Super saver price from $699 + GST
  • Super saver ends on 7 Oct
  • Last minute price from $899 + GST
  • 26 Nov 2020
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