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Juliane Chetham

Juliane Chetham

(Ngatiwai me Ngati Whatua me Ngapuhi/ Patuharakeke)

Juliane Chetham holds a Master of Science degree from Auckland University and specializes in coastal and environmental management.


She has two decades of experience in research, consultation and advisory roles for a range of organisations such as industry, local and central government, iwi/hapū authorities and community groups. Juliane combines a strong scientific background with a keen understanding of environmental and fisheries legislation. 


She is skilled in planning and policy development, project management and has a particular interest in assisting tangata whenua to advance their relationships with agencies and local government and ensuring that a matauranga māori perspective is appropriately recognized and implemented in resource management planning and practice.


Since 2011, Juliane has been a trustee on Patuharakeke Te Iwi Trust Board and is responsible for the resource management and customary fisheries portfolios on behalf of the board. Juliane holds extensive local knowledge and a significant contact base throughout the iwi and hapu of Te Tai Tokerau and Tāmaki Makaurau.


She holds advisory roles on a number of regional and national groups including:

  • Kauri Dieback National Programme’s Tangata Whenua Roopu Executive Committee

  • Te Tira Whakamataki Māori Biosecurity Network

  • Former Maori Advisor to Whangarei District Council Planning Committee

  • Biosecurity 2025 Maori Focus Group

  • Te Tai Tokerau Maori Advisory Committee (Northland Regional Council) 

  • Whangarei Harbour Catchment Advisory Group.

  • EPA Member Maori National Network (Te Herenga)

  • NZ Biological Heritage National Science Challenge Stage 1: Myrtle Rust and Kauri Dieback - Rapid Implementation Group & Scoping Group. 

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