Membership

We have two types of FOMA members

MĀORI BUSINESSES

  • With Māori having 50% or more shareholdings

MĀORI AUTHORITIES

  • Trusts and Incorporations under the Te Ture Whenua Māori Act
  • Iwi and hapū organisations and asset holding companies
  • Post Treaty Settlement Governance Entities (PSGE’s)
  • Māori owned companies and entities

FOMA seeks to Inform > Connect > Deliver with all our members. We do this in a number of ways.

Informing

Our members receive regular updates on Māori, Industry and Economic issues via newsletters and correspondence, such as:

MONTHLY PĀNUI

Receive the latest news that impacts on Māori, policy economic and general news.

Keeping you informed on matters within New Zealand’s Primary Industries.

QUARTERLY POLICY UPDATE

Comprehensive quarterly general and Māori economic update.

FOMA INFORMATION PAPERS

As required topical information to keep you informed on important issues, including review of Te Ture Whenua Māori, Water, Climate Change etc.

FOMA ANZ MĀORI BUSINESS BAROMETER

Providing insights on Māori Authorities and businesses.

connecting

Stay in touch and meet new peers and colleagues, learn from inspirational leaders – being connected is an essential part of the FOMA value proposition. We encourage our members to become engaged, to get the most benefit from their membership:

FOMA NATIONAL CONFERENCE

A mainstay event on the Māori Economic calendar is the FOMA National Conference held in the last quarter of each year.

HUIHUINGA WĀHINE ANNUAL MĀORI WOMENS LEADERSHIP SUMMIT

Huihuinga Wāhine welcomes established and emerging Māori women leaders to a one day summit to discuss economic and commercial matters of interest and importance. The speakers are always inspiring and challenging. They are people who are unapologetically focused on achievement and success of all New Zealanders, with a special commitment to Māori economic development.

FOMA LEADERSHIP*

Connecting you with internationally renowned leadership programs such as: Nuffield, Kellogg, Institute of Strategic Leadership and Stanford Bootcamp Leadership Group.

FOMA INDUSTRY FORUM

Keeping connected and informed on international and national developments in each sector in addition to showcasing Māori achievements and success. Fora include: Mixed Livestock, Dairy, Forestry, Investment & Property and planning is underway for Innovation, Fisheries and Aquaculture.

FOMA MEMBER REGIONAL UPDATES*

Half year update to members on annual work plan progress

Delivering

FOMA members have access to a range of powerful tools and professional development programs that are proven to increase performance and help develop strong governance capacity and skills. Empower your people and unleash your organisations true potential

Previous programmes that have been delivered are:

Governance

WHĀRIKI

Comprehensive Governance diagnostics, personalised for you and informs your governance development, includes coaching and mentoring.

CONDUCTING BUSINESS IN YOUR SECTOR

Practical programmes to increase your understand what drives value in Mixed Livestock and Dairy enterprises. Horticulture, Fisheries and Aquaculture modules are being developed.

Skills

TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT

Comprehensive operational diagnostics personalised for you and your staff, with programmes to build the capability of your people.

Performance

WHOLE OF FARM ASSESSMENTS

Comprehensive external review of your organisation covering governance, farm systems, stock, pasture performance providing recommendations for your Dairy and Mixed Livestock enterprise.

BENCHMARKING

Unlock the power of benchmarking and comparing your dairy enterprise with similar farms using DairyBase.

MIXED LIVESTOCK AND DAIRY

Understanding the limitations to unlock the potential of your Mixed Livestock or Dairy enterprise to increase your Economic Farm Surplus Per Hectare and farm resilience.

HORTICULTURE

In partnership with Tūhono Whenua Horticulture Ltd, kiwifruit orchard assessments and benchmarking, orchard development, investment and new variety commercialisation.

Become a Member

Step One – chose the membership level

PAKIAKA

$1000 + GST

Policy input

Field days

Tech group participation

Discounted Events

RĀKAU

$5000 + GST

Policy input

Field days

Tech group participation

Master class

Discounted Events

KAHIKATEA

$10,000 + GST

Policy input

Field days

Tech group participation

Master class

Special policy input

Special events

Become A Member

Step Two – complete the online form below.

All membership applications will be considered by the Board at their next meeting and our staff will be in contact to progress your application.

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