19 Apr 2012

Deputy appointed for Maori Trustee

9:30 am on 19 April 2012

More management changes have been made at the Maori Trustee, the organisation that administers and leases Maori land.

Maori Trustee Jamie Tuuta now has a deputy, Debra Birch, whose whakapapa is Ngati Tuweharetoa, Ngati Apa and Ngati Hauiti.

Ms Birch, who has an extensive background in banking and finance, will be responsible for investments and commercial developments.

In the past she has provided advice to the Minister of Maori Affairs.