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Te Runanga o Ngai Tahu
|Sub Category:||Statutory Body|
|Location:||South Island, Te Waipounamu, Aotearoa - New Zealand|
|Summary Information: |
|Te Runanga o Ngai Tahu is the governing body that oversees the activities of the Ngai Tahu tribe and is made up of democratically elected representatives from the 18 runanga (or tribal) councils. The tribe has three separate divisions that manage administration (Office of Te Runanga o Ngai Tahu), commercial activities (Holdings Corporation) and delivery of social and cultural programmes (Development Corporation).|
Te Runanga o Ngai Tahu is a legal identity, created by the Te Runanga o Ngai Tahu Act 1996. This body is the authorised voice of Ngai Tahu and can enter into binding agreements.
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