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Geoff Rolleston
Geoff Rolleston - TE ARAWA

Geoff Rolleston - TE ARAWA

Geoff Rolleston has over 30 years of experience in a wide range of senior management and governance roles in the Māori, community, and private sectors. This has spanned several industries including forestry, dairy, mixed livestock, tourism, horticulture and construction. He has extensive networks both on and offshore and has spent time travelling around the world gaining an understanding of food markets and value chains across Europe, US and Asia. Recently he has been actively involved in ‘Te Arawa E’ programme , a 50 year strategy which focuses on the cultural, social and economic development of assets and people within Te Arawa. Geoff is currently a Director on Te Arawa Management Ltd, Ngāti Whakaue Tribal Lands and Tuhono Whenua Horticulture Ltd.

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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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