Stewart island robin / toutouwai. Photo - DOC

The Engagement & Advisory Group

Community Representatives

This group provides the consultative connection between Te Puka Rakiura Trust and the community. It acts as a trusted advisor to the Trust and the Project Team, providing a broader perspective on project opportunities or issues.

Our Engagement and Advisory Group members would love to hear from you - contact us here.

Meet the Team

Ali Meade photo
Ali Meade - EAG Chair & Environment...

I’m the Biosecurity and Biodiversity Operations Manager for Environment Southland. My role at ES is ...

Gail Thompson. Photo - Bridget Carter
Gail Thompson - Papatipu Rūnanga o Ngāi...

Stewart Bull. Photo - Bridget Carter
Stewart Bull - Rakiura Tītī Committee

Ko Takitimu te Waka

Ko Takitimu me Hananui nga mauka

Ko Te Anau me Manapouri nga roto

Ko Waiau te...

Tane Davis. Photo - Tane Davis MNZM
Tane Davis - Rakiura Tītī Islands Administering...

Tena Tatou Katoa. Ko Tane Davis toku ingoa.  I am elected by the Rakiura Tītī Islands Administering ...

Jill Skerrett
Jill Skerrett - Rakiura Māori Lands Trust

Kia ora, I am Jill Skerrett and I represent the Rakiura Maori Lands Trust on the Engagement and Advi...

Ray Phillips profile
Ray Phillips - New Zealand Deerstalkers Association...

Ray Phillips - representing the New Zealand Deerstalkers Association and hunting interests.  

Ray h...

Garry Neave
Garry Neave - Aquaculture and fishing interests

I have lived on Rakiura/Stewart Island since 1953 and am the aquaculture and fishing industry repres...

sandy king
Sandy King - Stewart Island Community

I grew up and now live permanently on Rakiura/Stewart Island. I am one of two people selected from t...

John Cushen. Photo - John Cushen
John Cushen - Stewart Island Community

Having the opportunity to contribute in some small way to this Island I have visited and loved for 7...