28 Apr 2012

Ngati Whatua boss steps down

7:33 am on 28 April 2012

The chief executive of Auckland's largest sub-tribe is stepping down.

Tiwana Tibble is leaving after 14 years in the role at Ngati Whatua o Orakei Maori Trust Board.

The hapu recently settled its Treaty claim with the Crown.

Mr Tibble is highly regarded within the sub-tribe, despite being of Ngati Porou, Ngati Tuwharetoa and Ngati Raukawa descent.

He remains on the board of directors at Radio New Zealand.