TPT and TPTCT are governed by 15 trustees representing the eleven Affiliates. Representation includes one rep from nine of the affiliates with the two biggest Affiliates, Tūhourangi and Ngāti Pikiao each having three representatives on the board. Meetings for both TPT and TPTCT are held on the same day. Congratulations to the new board of trustees for 2016 that were either re-appointed or newly elected to represent their Affiliate for the next 3 years.
Back Left to Right: Alan Skipwith (Tūhourangi Ngāti Wahiao), Clark Pirka (Ngāti Te Roro O Te Rangi), Watu Mihinui (Tūhourangi Ngāti Wahiao), Piki Thomas (Ngāti Pikiao), Geoff Rice (Ngāti Tura Ngāti Te Ngakau), Shane Gibbons (Tūhourangi Ngāti Wahiao)
Front Left to Right: Nireaha Pirika (Ngāti Uenukukopako), Arama Pirika (Ngāti Tuteniu), Merehira Savage (Ngāti Rongomai), Eru George (Ngāti Kearoa Ngāti Tuara), Laurance Tamati (Ngāti Pikiao) & Karen Vercoe (Ngāti Pikiao).
Trustees are also responsible for the approval of the TPT annual plan, budget and annual report.