Ko te Ūpoko o Tahumatā te mauka
Ko Ōkana te awa
Ko Wairewa te roto
Ko Uruao te waka
Ko Makō te whare tupuna
Ko Te Rōpūake te whare kai
Ko Kāti Irakehu, Kāti Kurī, Kāti Makō kā hapū
Ko Waitaha, Kāti Māmoe, Kāi Tahu kā iwi
Ko Iaean Cranwell tōku ikoa
Iaean’s whakapapa is to the Kāti Irakehu, Kāti Kurī and Kāti Makō hapū of Kāi Tahu. He is self-employed and the director of Puaka Ltd. He has been involved in the restoration of Te Roto o Wairewa and its surrounding takiwā. He was a member of the CWMS Banks Peninsula Zone Committee from inception.
He lives in Ōtautahi with his wife and their two children.
Iaean is passionate about the protection and restoration of waterways, particularly as it relates to Kāi Tahu mahika kai species and practices, and is also heavily involved in competing in, organising and promoting waka ama (outrigger canoeing), recently competing at the World Championships in Australia.
- Planning, Consents and Compliance
Committee and Co-Governance Membership
- Selwyn Waihora Zone Water Management Committee