Omanu Fishing Reserve

 Background Trustees

 Meeting minutes


 parorerahi bay

 track t the whenua under the pohutukawa


Two and half acres of land at Oakura (Parorerahi Bay) was bequeathed by Eru Nehua for his descendants as a fishing reserve. A trust was established in the 1940’s to administer the land. The land is right on the waters’ edge and at times whānau camp there. However there are no water and ablution facilities there causing health and safety concerns. 

For a number of years the trust has waned and whānau have tried to revive the trust to develop the land. In recent months the interest in reviving the trust has increased and whānau have had meetings and voted new trustees. These trustees want to establish administration and cultural foundations to help whānau to utilise this gift to stay connected and support one another to achieve personal and whānau aspirations. Many of the descendants do not have Tūpuna land in their ownership and lands such as Omanu F and their marae are the only Tūpuna whenua that they can still feel connected to.  

They have become the kaitiaki of this whenua and surrounding environment and need support to learn how to look after this gift and to develop it for current and future generations.

Trustees names and Tupuna lines 

Lyall Anderson - Te Paea
William Aldred - Maraea
Kim Perkinson Kingi - Tutu
Doreen Anderson - Wiri
Eddie Cook - Tita
Neville Craig - Ani Kaaro
Larry Crutcher - Rehutai
Lale Aldred - Hone
Mark Potter - Te Ruhi  (Chairperson) 

Meeting minutes

18 September 2011 – Court case to determine land status, start planning process

 Eddie larry lyall vaughan neville mark

 trustees in discussion

 serious business

 kim writing letter support

 larry writing letter support

 russell writing letter support


Page last updated 17 Dec 2016