Login to view or edit your profile

Log in

 Ngāti Mākino Iwi Authority

Ngati Makino Assets Limited

Our Mission

“Increase the wealth of Ngati Makino in a manner consistent with the Authority’s kaupapa and mandate”

Our Purpose

The Company is part of the Ngati Makino post settlement governance group. Its purpose is to:

  1. Receive and hold any assets of a commercial nature (excludes cultural assets), on behalf of the Authority in the furtherance of the purposes of the Authority, which are transferred by the Crown directly or indirectly to the Authority or the  Company on behalf of Ngati Makino in settlement of the grievances of Ngati Makino arising from the actions and omissions of the Crown in breach of the Treaty of Waitangi;
  2. Receive, hold and manage any other assets on behalf of the Authority or Ngati Makino in the furtherance of the purposes of the Authority;
  3. Act with Natural Person Powers, having the ability to:
    • Borrow money
    • Delegate certain matters
    • Invest funds on a prudent commercial basis in:
      –    Cash deposits
      –    Bonds
      –    Shares
      –    Private equity
      –    Land
      –    Commercial/Residential and other property
  4. Have in place appropriate governance and management structures applicable to the nature of the Company.
Our Responsibilities and Strategic Goals

The Company will be responsible for managing the Authority’s assets that are of a commercial nature (excludes cultural assets), on a prudent, commercial and profitable basis, undertaking all commercial activities of the Authority, either itself or through any subsidiary Company or mirror Company established for that purpose, on behalf of and solely for the benefit of the Authority.

This is to be achieved by:

a)    Expertly and prudently managing the Group’s investment assets so that:

i.     Investment activities match the best;

ii.    Investments are high performing without undue risk; and

iii.    Sustainable distributions are maintained

b)    Successfully growing the economic strength and identity of the Group so that it:

i.     Is a meaningful economic force in Aotearoa;

ii.    Re-establishes a territorial footprint; and

iii.    Has investment strategies that reflect Ngāti Makino values

In meeting these objectives the Company will:

a)    Preserve and grow shareholder value in the assets under its control;
b)    Maintain an appropriate portfolio of investment assets (“investment fund”);
c)    Grow the economic strength of the Group by pursuing investment opportunities in areas where the Group has competitive advantage(s); and
d)    Provide the required level of cash flows to the distribution requirements of the Group.

The Company is:

a)    Expected to have in place appropriate governance and management structures and processes in line with the Authority’s policy given both the types of investment assets under management and adherence to best practice.
b)    Expected to manage the endowment lands under an agency arrangement to ensure that the Charitable purpose of the endowment is fulfilled.
c)    Expected to have in place prudential policies which cover the matters set out in the Authority’s strategic plan including policies relating to debt to equity ratio, maintenance of cash flow and security over assets.
d)    Not permitted to conclude any transactions where the value of the transaction is in excess of $1,000,000 (excl GST) without the approval of the Authority. The Company is expected to provide early notification of such transactions, ideally within the annual plan.
e)    Approved internal and external benchmarks are to be used when assessing financial performance.
Our Values

The Company embraces the values of the Authority and commits to ensuring these values become imbedded in the organisation and are truly reflected in the way we behave and do business.
Nature and Scope of Business

The Company is responsible for the generation of wealth for the Authority for the benefit of Ngati Makino Whanui.  In so doing it will endeavour to:

a)    Preserve and grow shareholder value over the long term;
b)    Ensure appropriate governance processes are in place to protect Ngati Makino assets for future generations;
c)    Provide commercial management and monitoring of investment performance on behalf of the shareholder;
d)    Generate, analyse, execute and manage commercial investment opportunities aligned with the Authority’s investment objectives;
e)    Develop a strong and respected Ngati Makino commercial brand;
f)    Manage cash flow, treasury functions, and balance sheet of the Authority to ensure distributions to the Group are optimised;
g)    Communicate with the Shareholder on all matters on a “no surprises” basis;
h)    Enhance the influence and reputation of Ngati Makino through its investments; and
i)    On-manage non-core investments when the Authority and the Company agree it has the capacity and capability to do so

Our Directors

Ehara taku toa, i te toa taki tahi, Kātahi ko taku toa he toa taki tini ā Mākino.

Toitū te mana, Toitū te whenua, Toitū te Tangata, Toi tū te Mākinotanga

Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software