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MARLBOROUGH DISTRICT COUNCIL He körero no te Kaunihera o Wairau Sounds News v fan. in Trust creates stable base for Te Hoiere restoration This month's signing of a trust deed represents a new era for Te Holere Restoration Project. Rising cases of Covid in Mariborough and Neison meant plans for a ceiebratory signing at Te Hora Maree ot Canvastown were cancelled. Instead, the document was signed at the Mariborough Mayoral Office and then couriered to the Ngati Kulia office in Nelson. Mayor John Leggett and Chief Executive Mark Wheeler signed on behalf of Council and Ngati Kuia General Manager Dave Johnston and Chair Waihaere Mason for the iw. Mr Mason, who also co-Chairs the Te Holere Project governance group. seys forming Te Hoiere Kaitiaki Charitable Trust will cement the project's credibility "A willing community, funding and a well-defined audit and risk profile wil be the pilars of success. We now have a stable base to work from, clear direction and a legal obligation to ensure funded work is done." he said. Mr Mason is inspired by the way communities with different needs, diverse individuals and local industries are melding into a collective unit to testore Te Holere/Pelorus catchments ki uta ki tai from the mountains to the seal "Forest and Bird for example have a different kaupapa to dairy farmers but are working together towards a common goal" he said Mayor Leggett says formalising the trust cements leadership, creates accountability, and ensures the longevity of what he hopes will be an intergenerational project. "This is a robust partnership between Council, wi and the community." he said. Governance group co-Chair and Sounds Ward Councilor Barbara Fauls was at Te Hora Maroe two years ago when then Conservation Minister Eugenie Sage announced Govermment funding for the Project. "t's been a long path for stakeholders but aims and aspirations remain true" Mis Fauls sald. "Wth kaitiakitanga and guardianship from the Trust, Te Holere catchments and communities will benefit," she said. Council, Ngai Kuia. Rangitine o Wairou and the community are represented on Te Holere Katiaki Charitable Trust. The project is also supported by DOC, New Zealand Landcare Trust Fonterra, Forest and Bird, Marborough Forest Industry Association, Waka Kotahi, Mariborough Roads. OnefortyOne, the Ministry for the Environment and the Ministry for Primary industries. It aligns with Kotahitanga mo te Teioo which promotes collective action towards enhancing and protecting biodiversity in Te Tauihu, the top of the South island Mayor John Legget sigm the Te Hoeve frust Deed bocked by govemonce group co-Char ond Sounch Word counctor Borbara foult, ond Chief Eecudive Mork Wheeler Ngo Kua Char Wohoere Monon pet and General Monager Dove Johmton sign on behof of the iw An oeriol view of fe roere conchment near the Emeroid Poon ot Pelons Brdge Photo Credt Woyne Stronoch Council's Harbours team - working to ensure our waterways are safe for everyone to enjoy. Contact the Harbourmaster's Office if you need advice or information about Marlborough's harbours. 03 520 7400 | HARBOURS.&MARLBOROUGH GOVT.NZ www.MARLBOROUGH.GOVT.NZ I 03 520 7400 I 15 SEYMOUR STREET, BLENHEIM, 7201 NEW ZEALAND MARLBOROUGH DISTRICT COUNCIL He körero no te Kaunihera o Wairau Sounds News v fan. in Trust creates stable base for Te Hoiere restoration This month's signing of a trust deed represents a new era for Te Holere Restoration Project. Rising cases of Covid in Mariborough and Neison meant plans for a ceiebratory signing at Te Hora Maree ot Canvastown were cancelled. Instead, the document was signed at the Mariborough Mayoral Office and then couriered to the Ngati Kulia office in Nelson. Mayor John Leggett and Chief Executive Mark Wheeler signed on behalf of Council and Ngati Kuia General Manager Dave Johnston and Chair Waihaere Mason for the iw. Mr Mason, who also co-Chairs the Te Holere Project governance group. seys forming Te Hoiere Kaitiaki Charitable Trust will cement the project's credibility "A willing community, funding and a well-defined audit and risk profile wil be the pilars of success. We now have a stable base to work from, clear direction and a legal obligation to ensure funded work is done." he said. Mr Mason is inspired by the way communities with different needs, diverse individuals and local industries are melding into a collective unit to testore Te Holere/Pelorus catchments ki uta ki tai from the mountains to the seal "Forest and Bird for example have a different kaupapa to dairy farmers but are working together towards a common goal" he said Mayor Leggett says formalising the trust cements leadership, creates accountability, and ensures the longevity of what he hopes will be an intergenerational project. "This is a robust partnership between Council, wi and the community." he said. Governance group co-Chair and Sounds Ward Councilor Barbara Fauls was at Te Hora Maroe two years ago when then Conservation Minister Eugenie Sage announced Govermment funding for the Project. "t's been a long path for stakeholders but aims and aspirations remain true" Mis Fauls sald. "Wth kaitiakitanga and guardianship from the Trust, Te Holere catchments and communities will benefit," she said. Council, Ngai Kuia. Rangitine o Wairou and the community are represented on Te Holere Katiaki Charitable Trust. The project is also supported by DOC, New Zealand Landcare Trust Fonterra, Forest and Bird, Marborough Forest Industry Association, Waka Kotahi, Mariborough Roads. OnefortyOne, the Ministry for the Environment and the Ministry for Primary industries. It aligns with Kotahitanga mo te Teioo which promotes collective action towards enhancing and protecting biodiversity in Te Tauihu, the top of the South island Mayor John Legget sigm the Te Hoeve frust Deed bocked by govemonce group co-Char ond Sounch Word counctor Borbara foult, ond Chief Eecudive Mork Wheeler Ngo Kua Char Wohoere Monon pet and General Monager Dove Johmton sign on behof of the iw An oeriol view of fe roere conchment near the Emeroid Poon ot Pelons Brdge Photo Credt Woyne Stronoch Council's Harbours team - working to ensure our waterways are safe for everyone to enjoy. Contact the Harbourmaster's Office if you need advice or information about Marlborough's harbours. 03 520 7400 | HARBOURS.&MARLBOROUGH GOVT.NZ www.MARLBOROUGH.GOVT.NZ I 03 520 7400 I 15 SEYMOUR STREET, BLENHEIM, 7201 NEW ZEALAND