Hoana Burgman, of Kaiapoi, MNZM for services to Māori and environmental governance
Mrs Hoana Burgman (Ngāi Tahu, Ngāti Kahungungu ki Wairarapa) is Kaumātua Chair of the Ngāi Tahu Tū Āhuriri Rūnanga. She helped re-establish the Māori Women’s Welfare League Tuahiwi branch and was President and Secretary. She was a founding member of Te Waihora Management Board and helped establish a joint management plan for Te Waihora Lake. She was a Trustee of Te Kōhaka o Tūhaitara Trust, responsible for 700 hectares of native coastal wetland. She is a founding member of Mahaanui Kurataiao Shareholder Board, driving a collaborative approach to Resource Management Act engagement by mana whenua. Mrs Burgman helped develop an Iwi Management Plan, guiding external parties on mana whenua values.