Te Arawa Group Holdings

GUIDING PRINCIPLES

We value and uphold our tikanga as have many generations of Te Arawa before us.  Kia piri pono.  Kia tika.  Kia urupu.  Kia aroha tatou ki a tatou.

TAGH is guided by a dual set of values being tikanga Māori and essential principles for corporate governance.  In business TAGH will be guided by key principles of corporate governance.

Our Guiding Principles:

  • Directors should observe and foster high ethical standards.
  • There should be a balance of independence, skills, knowledge, experience, and perspectives among directors so that the board works effectively.
  • The board should use committees where this would enhance its effectiveness in key areas while retaining board responsibility.
  • The board should demand integrity both in financial reporting and in the timeliness and balance of disclosures on entity affairs.
  • The board should regularly verify that the entity has appropriate processes that identify and manage potential and relevant risks.
  • The board should ensure the quality and independence of the external audit process.
  • The board should foster constructive relationships with shareholders that encourage them to engage with the entity.
  • The board should respect the interests of stakeholders within the context of the entity’s ownership type and its fundamental purpose.