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.