Directors’ Appointment Panel Expressions of Interest

May 27th, 2024

We have an exciting and important opportunity for whānau.

We are calling for Expressions of Interest (EOI) from whānau who want to be considered for our Transitional Appointments Panel (Panel).

The role of this Panel will be to appoint the 6 directors of our new company, Taumutu Rūnanga Limited and help to develop the position descriptions for the directors.

This EOI is for up to three members to be on the panel and we anticipate that the Panel will be in place until our 2025 AGM.


To make a good panel member, you would ideally have the following qualities.

  • Puts what’s best for Hapū first
  • A good understanding of Te Taumutu Rūnanga and its core values of manaakitanga, whanaungatanga, kaitiakitanga, tikanga and rangatiratanga.
  • Understands how a board of directors’ functions and the role of a director.
  • Good written and oral communication skills – You will be required to draft position descriptions and other key document.

Please be aware that the positions are volunteer only (unpaid) and will require a good commitment of time from July to November.  You will meet as a panel, draft, and confirm documents, run an appointment process.  There is no secretarial support available to the panel and all members are expected to contribute evenly to the workload.


To be considered for this role you will need to provide the office with a covering letter and CV to before 8am Monday 17 June and present to the Rūnanga hui on 14 July.

At the Rūnanga hui, you will give a 5-minute kōrero about yourself and why you want to be considered for the Panel and answer any questions from whānau.

The Inc Soc Officers have been delegated the responsibility to appoint the panel members and will take into consideration the feedback of whānau in attendance at the hui. Your CV and covering letter will only be shared with the Inc Soc Officers.

To be considered for the Panel you:

  1. Must be a 5(a) member of Te Taumutu Rūnanga Inc Soc (Whakapapa to Ruahikihiki)
  2. Not a director or plan to put yourself forward to be a director of Taumutu Rūnanga Limited while the Transitional Panel is in place.
  3. Not a staff member of the Inc Soc or Taumutu Rūnanga Limited.