Pukehinahina Charitable Trust
To educate Tauranga and the nation about the Battle of Gate Pa, and to engage all through the events leading up to the 150th Commemoration on 29 April 2014.
He whakaoho i Te Moana o Tauranga me te motu whānui ki ngā kōrero tuku iho e pā ana ki te pakanga o Pukehinahina, me te paihere mai i te whānuitanga o te tangata mā ngā kaupapa huhua tae noa atu ki te Whakamaharatanga 150 a te 29 o Aperīra.
* To establish the Battle of Gate Pa as an occasion to be commemorated every year and remind ourselves of how far we have come as a community, and how far we have to go
* Raise community awareness and understanding of the historical heritage associated with Gate Pa
* Draw the community together through their shared legacy
* Creating Community Heritage Sites available to the local community and visitors
Pukehinahina Charitable Trust Board:
Buddy Mikaere (Cultural Advisor/Historian) Project Director - firstname.lastname@example.org
Simon Collett (Holland Beckett Lawyers) Chairman - email@example.com
Lt Colonel Cliff Simons (NZDF, St George’s Church) - firstname.lastname@example.org
Fraser Lellmann (BDO) - email@example.com
Jens Meuller (University of Waikato) - firstname.lastname@example.org
Peri Kohu (Ngati Ranginui – Ngai Tamarawaho) - email@example.com
Puhirake Ihaka (Ngaiterangi – Ngati Tapu) - firstname.lastname@example.org
Ross Stanway (Realty Group) - email@example.com
Sarah Webb nee Tulloch (ThinkTank Productions) - firstname.lastname@example.org
We would like to pay tribute to our former Board Director, Awanuiarangi Black (Ngati Pukenga) who passed away in November 2016. It was a privilege to know him and we continue our work in his honour.
*The Pukehinahina Charitable Trust whai (stingray) logo is designed by local artist Nathan Pettigrew https://www.facebook.com/NathanPettigrewCarvings