Cover of the Annual Report 2020

Te Manawa Museums Trust Board

Te Manawa Museums Trust Board is established and governed in accordance with the Te Manawa Trust Deed; available on request from the Executive Assistant of Te Manawa.

The Board of up to seven trustees, is responsible for the strategic direction and control of Te Manawa’s activities.

The Board guides and monitors the business and affairs of Te Manawa, in accordance with the Charitable Trusts Act 1957, the Local Government Act 2002, the Trust Deed and the Statement of Intent.


John Fowke – Chairman
Geoffrey Jameson
Sarah Bell
Caroline Tate
Adrian van Dyk
Nuwyne Te Awe Awe Mohi (Rangitāne representative)

Andy Lowe (Chief Executive)
Catherine Parsons (Secretary)

The Trust is controlled by Palmerston North City Council and is a Council Controlled Organisation as defined under section 6 of the Local Government Act 2002, by virtue of the Council’s right to appoint more than 50 per cent of the Board of Trustees.