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Dr Riri Ellis
Dr Riri Ellis - MATAATUA

Dr Riri Ellis - MATAATUA

Dr Riri Ellis - Mataatua is the longest serving trustee of Ngai Tukairangi Trust, the biggest Maori kiwifruit exporter in NZ, currently ranked ninth on the Zespri shareholder database and the largest shareholder of Te Awanui Hukapak Ltd. She also serves on the Bay of Plenty Maori Advisory Committee, Bay Connections and Miro Ltd. Riri is an alumni of Te Hono Stanford Bootcamp, the Exxon Global Women in Management Programme (Jakarta) and the Plan USA Facilitators Workshop (Washington).

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Our Work Programmes

Case Study Forestry

Forestry

FOMA member says the idea of national FOMA was to collectivise Maori interests, share information, and create scale and opportunities to influence change for the betterment of members.

Case Study Horticulture

Horticulture

FOMA has had a cohort of members involved in horticulture for many years, and over 30 years the federation's interest in horticulture has increased.

Case Study Honey

Honey

Manuka's transition from firewood to a honey supply is providing a valuable commodity for Maori land block owners.

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