Te Potitanga 2019

The next election for Trustee positions is March 2019.  We will provide more details including nomination forms for the positions closer to the time.

To ensure integrity, independence and expediency of the election process we contract an independent election company to run our elections. 

Te Potitanga 2017 – Declaration of Election Results

The final result for the election of trustees for the Raukawa ki te Tonga Trust that closed at noon on Friday 7 July 2017 is:

2017 Trustee Election (3 Ordinary Vacancies)


  1. ARAPERE, Bernadette, 970
  2. SELBY, Rachael, 816
  3. TWOMEY, Jerald, 681
  4. DAVIS, George, 613
  5. COLLINS, Heeni, 461

I therefore declare Bernadette ARAPERE, Rachael SELBY and Jerald TWOMEY to be elected as Trustees of the Raukawa ki te Tonga Trust.

The voter return percentage was 16.31%, being 1,412 votes received from 8,658 eligible members, of which 68.56% voted by post and 31.44% voted on the internet.

Dated at Christchurch this 7th day of July 2017.

Anthony Morton
Returning Officer – Raukawa ki te Tonga Trust 0800 666 038

Extraordinary Vacancies (3 available positions for a two year term).

  • BIRCH, Debbie
  • MAKO, Cyril
  • WINIATA, Emma