Business Networking Evening
Hosted by Rangitāne Investments and Business Trust Marlborough
Join Rangitāne and Tā Mark Solomon for drinks, nibbles, and a kōrero to discuss opportunities to partner with the Māori economy.
Rangitāne Investments is the commercial arm of the Rangitāne o Wairau Group. The company manages its investment portfolio and settlement assets, whilst also seeking commercial development opportunities which support the delivery of benefits to Rangitāne members. Investment returns support the Trust to deliver the important social and cultural activities of the iwi, including our Tangata Rau, Reo Kotahi Culture and Language Revitalisation Strategy, whilst also growing the assets for the benefit of future generations. Rangitāne has high profile assets in Te Tau Ihu, including a range of education and justice properties, Rangitāne House, and land for development, including the new Marine & Outdoors building in Horton Street.
Tā Mark Solomon was born and raised in Christchurch. Tā Mark served as kaiwhakahaere (chairperson) of Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu, the tribal council of Ngāi Tahu, for approximately 18 years, from 1998 until December 2016. Tā Mark continues to act in various directorship roles, including having been the chair of the Canterbury District Health Board, being a Director of Te Ohu Kaimoana and chairing Rangitāne Investments Ltd. Tā Mark is also the South Island representative on the interim, Te Roopu, The Māori advisory group to the Government’s joint venture on family violence and sexual violence. Tā Mark has been a strong advocate in Te Waipounamu for Tū Pono: Te Mana Kaha o te Whānau, a whānau-driven movement that has a focus to explore ways of enabling a stronger Māori response to reduce and eliminate family harm/violence.
Business Trust Marlborough is here to assist businesses of all types - startups as well as existing businesses. We offer free, confidential advice on any aspect of your business, or your business idea. Our well-qualified Client Advisor will provide information and advice to help your business succeed. So, whether you are wanting to start a business or to grow your business, remember that you don't have to go it alone. Support is available. Located in the Blenheim CBD at Level 2, 3 Main Street (in with Lifetime, above Rebel Sports), this service is backed by a diverse range of experienced local business people, appointed as Trustees, who all want to see Marlborough businesses thrive.
This is a FREE event for our members and are a great opportunity for people to network with other local businesses.
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