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OTNZ-WNA Te Tiriti/Treaty Relationship Governance Model

OTNZ-WNA Te Tiriti/Treaty Relationship Governance Model

 Under the treaty relationship governance model:

  • Council consists of 7 with a minimum of 3 Māori councillors nominated by tangata whenua members and three tangata tiriti representatives. The seventh councillor can be from either tangata whenua or tangata tiriti house and holds the portfolio of World federation of Occupational Therapy delegate.
  • Two Presidents preside – one from each house
  • Presidents co-chair council meetings
  • Council subcommittees are represented by an equal number of tangata tiriti and tangata whenua members.
  • Equity of responsibilities spread or jointly undertaken apply as deemed practicable.