Kakano Investment Limited Partnership

A partnership set up by Ngati Rangitihi and five other iwi in March 2014 to purchase a 2.5 per cent stake in New Zealand’s largest forestry business, Kaingaroa Timberlands. The purchase provides the opportunity for the underlying land owners to take a stake in the forestry business.

Iwi partners are Ngati Rangitihi, Ngati Whakaue Assets and Te Arawa River Iwi Limited Partnership, Ngati Whare, Raukawa, Te Arawa Group Holdings Limited and Tuwharetoa.