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Papa Pounamu Hui


Tuesday 31st March,  

The Te Tauihu Intergenerational Strategy is a new regional development initiative for Te Tauihu, the Top of the South. It being convened by Wakatū Incorporation in partnership with the Marlborough, Nelson and Tasman councils; the business community; the Nelson-Marlborough Institute of Technology; and whānau, hapū, and iwi across Te Tauihu. It is backed by investment from the Government’s Provincial Growth Fund. The aim is to develop a shared strategy that focuses on the wellbeing of our whānau (people), pūtea (economy) and taiao (environment) across the whole region. Most importantly, the aim is to ensure that decisions that are being made now will be good for our mokopuna and future generations. Miriana Stephens is the project lead for the development of Te Tauihu 2077.

Presenter:  Miriana Stephens

Executive Director, Innovation, Whakatū Incorporation

Miriana is Ngāti Rārua, Ngāi Te Rangi, Ngāti Ranginui. She was born in Motueka and her qualifications include a Bachelor of Arts (NZ History) and a Law Degree. She currently resides in Motueka and has four children. She was awarded the 2016 Aotearoa NZ Māori Woman Business Leader award in recognition of outstanding success and excellence in business. Miriana is a director for Wakatū Incorporation (Wakatū) and is also trustee on Te Āwhina Marae in Motueka and Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Rārua.

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