Kia hiwa rā!
The Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu nomination and appointment process is being undertaken to appoint a new Ngāi Tahu representative to the Southland Fish and Game Council.
Functions of the Fish and Game Council
To maintain and improve the sports fish and game resource.
To promote and educate.
To assess, develop and represent the region's interests in the determination and distribution of levies on licences.
To represent, formulate and prepare draft management plans, annual operational work plans the regions sports fish and game requirements for research.
To liaise with local Conservation Boards.
To issue licences to hunt or kill game and sports fish.
Purpose of the role
The purpose of this role is to represent the Ngāi Tahu perspective to the regional Fish and Game Council ensuring that any issues of tribal significance are reported to Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu while also ensuring that tribal matters of significance are represented to the Council.
Required skills, experience and qualifications
An interest in fish and game, preferably a licensed sports fisher and / or game bird hunter.
Knowledge of freshwater fisheries, game bird hunting matters.
Knowledge of the various water bodies within the region.
An understanding of Ngāi Tahu values as they relate to Fish and Game functions, and an ability to promote and articulate these values.
A willingness to understand and promote the undertakings contained in the Deed of Settlement in relation to Fish and Game Councils.
The time and energy for Council meetings, reading and consultation.
The ability to encourage the adoption of customary management practices where they are applicable.
A willingness to meet with other Te Rūnanga Fish and Game Council and Conservation Board members.
Position Brief attached with further details.
How to apply
To apply for the position you will need to engage with your Papatipu Rūnanga to complete the nomination process.
For details on how to apply, assistance connecting with your Rūnanga or further information please contact Mishele Radford on 021 943 816 or mishele.
Nominations must be received by 5pm on Friday 13 August 2021 . Formal notification will be sent to all nominees following a review and appointment process.
Nau mai, haere mai, tauti mai!