Rae Beverley Adlam



Ngati Tuwharetoa (BOP) Settlement Trust

Born and raised in Te Onepu Kawerau, Bev has been instrumental in leadership within maori economic development at a local, national and global level.

Her Queens Honour for Services to Business, Dame Mira Szasy Award, Eisenhower Fellowship Award, Queens Honour Silver Jubilee Medal for Services to the Community are a result of her determination and commitment to both cultural and commercial projects.

Bev has a long history with geothermal development which ranges over 35 years and has been the driver for the purchase of the Geothermal Assets within Kawerau, development of ORMAT power plants and Resource Consents.

As Co- Chairperson of NTST and Chairperson of NTGA, Bev continues to progress the interests and opportunities for Tuwharetoa to participate in the overall geothermal development in Kawerau.

Reverend Graham Kahu Te Rire


Ngati Tuwharetoa (BOP) Settlement Trust

Ordained Minister of the Maori Presbyterian Church, Reverend Graham is also a recognised Kaumatua and Cultural Advisor of Tuwharetoa Kawerau. Born and raised in Te Onepu, Kawerau, Reverend Graham has a long association and connection with Kawerau and its environment.

Working within the industrial environment for 20 years, his extensive local knowledge has enhanced the cultural perspective for Tuwharetoa Kawerau. He has lived in Kawerau all his life and has 2 children, 1 mokopuna and 1 great mokopuna.


Ani Te Waikaretu Wickliffe QSM


Ngati Tuwharetoa (BOP) Settlement Trust

Born to Arapeta Te Rire and Mihiwai Te Kaawa, Ani is the oldest girl of 14 siblings. Born and raised in Onepu, Ani attended the Onepu Mission School where she was raised amongst the Kaumatua and Kuia.

Married to the late David Rewi Wickliffe, they have 5 children together who are now thriving in Kawerau and abroad. Recognised Kuia of Tuwharetoa Kawerau, Ani has been involved with Hahuru Marae all her life and is also involved with the Maori Presbyterian Church.

Ani was honoured with a Queens Service Medal in 2011 recognising her services to the community in particular to Maori.



Karilyn Sharlene Kataraina
Te Riini


Ngati Tuwharetoa (BOP) Settlement Trust

Karilyn previously worked for Tuwharetoa Hauora from 1997 – 2011, where she was CEO from 2006 to 2011 and now is employed by the Department of Internal Affairs as Manager of Regional Services, Rotorua/Gisborne.

She is also a Tuwharetoa Iwi Representative on the Kawerau Creative Community Arts Committee and Bay of Plenty District Health Board Maori Health Runanga Board.

A current owner of Hunt Contractors Ltd – Silviculture, Forestry, established to create employment and work within local forestry. Karilyn attended Waikato University where she obtained her Bachelors Degree in Applied Management – Majoring in Strategic Management. She has 3 children and 1 mokopuna.

Clifford Tukiwaho Te Riini


Ngati Tuwharetoa (BOP) Settlement Trust

Born and raised in Kawerau/Onepu with 8 siblings.  Married to Jacque (Eruera)Te Riini they have 4 children and 7 mokopuna. Clifford has lived and worked within the area all his life, other than studying Business Management at Victoria University Wellington.

His involvement with Hahuru Marae has spanned over many years and now currently sits on the Marae Committee. He is also a Trustee of Te Ahiinanga Trust and many other local Maori Trusts.

Spence McClintock

Group Chief Executive,

Ngati Tuwharetoa (BOP) Settlement Trust

Ngati Tuwharetoa Holdings Limited

Ngati Tuwharetoa Geothermal Assets Limited

Ngati Tuwharetoa Electricity Limited

Originally trained as a Forestry professional Spence has worked in senior roles within New Zealand’s primary production sector including Forestry, Manufacturing, Energy and Geothermal.  While working for New Zealands only Newsprint mill at Kawerau Spence was responsible for all aspects of energy production and purchase, indirectly this led to the Kawerau 100 MW geothermal development. 

Spence also spent time as a senior executive for Mighty River Power and was involved with the Companies 400 MW geothermal development program.  Spence was also the President of the New Zealand Geothermal Association from 2009 to 2014, a period of significant geothermal expansion in New Zealand.


Board of Directors

Ngati Tuwharetoa Holdings Limited, Ngati Tuwharetoa Geothermal Assets Limited and Ngati Tuwharetoa Electricity Limited

Left to Right: Reverend Graham Te Rire, Patrick Brown, Chairperson - Rae Adlam, Raymond Sharp and Mark Trigg