Tupu Tonu is engaging with Ngāpuhi hapū and iwi on the company’s investment and disbursement objectives. Tupu Tonu is looking to engage with groups at a pace they are comfortable with and will be guided by people’s preferences on where and when to meet.
The initial focus of Tupu Tonu engagement is to build relationships with Ngāpuhi hapū and iwi. Over time, Tupu Tonu would like to understand commercial aspirations to inform the company’s investment approach. Tupu Tonu welcomes suggestions for investment opportunities.
Tupu Tonu is also interested in understanding the aspirations of Ngāpuhi hapū and iwi and how these can be supported through Tupu Tonu disbursements.
Engagement to date
Over the past year, Tupu Tonu has had the privilege of engaging with many Ngāpuhi hapū and iwi. This has allowed Tupu Tonu to begin the process of building relationships and hearing commercial aspirations. Tupu Tonu has also received a number of suggestions for investment opportunities.
Tupu Tonu is currently reaching out to those hapū where hui have not yet occurred, and are continuing to meet with hapū where relationships are already established.