Expressions of Interest Called for AwaFM Trustees


Expressions of Interest Called for AwaFM Trustees

Kia hiwa rā! Kia hiwa rā!


Appointed Executive Committee Members to Te Reo Irirangi o Whanganui Incorporated – AwaFM

Ngā Tāngata Tiaki o Whanganui Trust (Ngā Tāngata Tiaki) is the License Holder for Te Reo Irirangi o Whanganui Incorporated – AwaFM having taken over the role from the Whanganui River Māori Trust Board when it was dis-established. 

The aim of AwaFM is to broadcast quality programmes to the areas encompassed by the Hinengakau, Tamaupoko and Tupoho boundaries of representation.  As an Incorporated Society, the AwaFM constitution requires the License Holder to appoint two (2) members to the Executive Committee and up to three (3) members to be elected by Adult Registered Members of Whanganui Iwi. 

Consequently at the AwaFM AGM held on 5 August 2020, 3 people were elected and confirmed by the Returning Officer on 17th August 2020.  Now that this election process is complete, Ngā Tāngata Tiaki is seeking Expressions of Interest from suitably experienced, skilled and qualified people who wish to be considered for appointment to the Executive Committee of AwaFM, by Ngā Tāngata Tiaki.

The appointed Executive Committee members would ideally possess expertise and experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Māori broadcasting and programming;
  • Financial management and analysis;
  • Te Mita o Whanganui and Whanganui tikanga; and
  • Organisational governance and leadership

To be considered, candidates will apply in writing supported with a resume outlining their experience, relevant qualifications and or comparative expertise, current governance/directorship roles and future aspirations regarding AwaFM.

Applications close – 5pm, 28 August 2020

Applications should be forwarded to:

The CEO | Kaihautū

PO Box 544, 357 Victoria Avenue, Whanganui.




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