Our Trustees

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Peter Douglas

Peter Douglas is the Chairperson of the Trust and CEO of Te Ohu Kaimoana, a statutory organisation dedicated to the advancement of Maori interests in the marine environment.
He has held senior roles in the Ministry of Social Development; Department of Child Youth and Family Services; Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet; and Business Banking for Westpac. Peter has a Master of Public Administration from Harvard University.

Josephine Anderson

Josephine Anderson gives guidance on all matters relating to the settlement of the Waitomo Lands claim (Wai 51). She also provides invaluable knowledge about the historical heritage of Ngati Uekaha and Ngati Ruapuha. Josephine is a member of the Caves Management Committee.

Angela Pope

Angela Pope is legal counsel for an international trustee company. Before taking up this role she practiced in an Auckland law firm where she specialised in business law, trusts, commercial contracts, financing and Maori land law. Angela serves on two other trusts located in the King Country.

Lynn Green

Lynn Green works for Ngati Maniapoto Marae Pact Trust as the coordinator of the kaumatua programme. Her association with the Trust dates back to the late 1980’s when she assisted the Working Party with the Wai 51 claim. Lynn has served on a number of whanau and marae trusts and is a member of the Caves Management Committee.

Steve Keung

Steve Keung is currently the Director of Whanau Tahi Ltd which is involved in the development and distribution of software applications. He has held roles as Finance Director and Chief Financial Officer in companies involved in Agriculture; Education; Film and Entertainment; as well as experience with Big Four Accounting firms in San Francisco and Auckland. He chairs the Investment Committee and Education Steering Committee. Steve is a committed family man to his wife Cindy and his three children Sierra, Crystal and Jacob.

Hiria Love

Hiria Love has a background in tourism and administration. She currently works for Te Wananga o Aotearoa and recently completed a degree in Iwi Environmental Management. Hiria is a member of the Caves Management Committee and is involved in environmental planning for the Trust.

Chuck Davis

Chuck Davis followed the family tradition and qualified as a carpenter before changing to a career in local government. Since 1991 he has worked as Te Pou Takawaenga (Iwi Liaison Officer) to Waipa District Council and is responsible for civil defence in that district.

Norman Tane

Norman Tane has been a Trustee since 1990 and worked for several years as the Manager of the Trust.



March 2017

Verified Trust Order -
RUHT Strategic Plan, 2016-18 -
Governance Structure of RUHT -

Ngā Tapuwae o Ngā Tūpuna - Ruapuha Uekaha Hapū Trust

This is a collection of korero pertaining to our marae Rereamanu – Ngāti Huiao and our connections to Hangatiki and Waitomo that has been left to us by our Tūpuna for us and our future generations.

AGM 2016 -
Te Kauae Marae 21 May View YouTube videos here.

Annual Report 2016
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View the latest Tomokia Issue 8
- October 2016.

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In this issue of Tomokia

  • RUHT Annual General Meeting
  • New Trust Order Approved
  • Education Grants Round for 2017
  • Online Database

View the latest Issue, October 2016 »

Corporate Documents

Corporate Documents

Our vision, our mission, our values and our goal.

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Our History

Our History

Read Bruce Stirling's report on the compulsory acquisition of the Waitomo Glowworm Caves in the early 1900's and the Wai 51 claim that saw the Caves returned to the Ruapuha Uekaha Hapu Trust in 1990.

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Our Gallery


View a timeline of our people and places.

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