Tame Te Rangi

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Tame Te Rangi (Ngāti Whātua, Ngāpuhi) is a representative of Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Whātua, one of two signed iwi partners of Coastal People : Southern Skies.

Tame Te Rangi is the current chair of the Kaipara Moana Remediation Joint Committee.  Tame provides tangata whenua advice to local government as well as Council Controlled organisations, including Auckland Council and Te Kārearea Strategic Partnership Standing Committee for Whangārei District Council.  He chaired the selection panel for Auckland Council’s Independent Māori Statutory Board for the initial three appointment cycles.  

He is also a Co-Chair of Whakaruruhau Matua, the national forum of the Māori standards-setting body for the New Zealand Qualifications Authority.  He currently lives in Mangākahia with his whānau spread across the marae and hapū based activities of those homelands.