Seems that the King - -is not just a titular head but has the power to intervene in the management of the tribes fast growing businesses.
The report makes for very interesting reading not just for Tainui but for Ngai Tahu as well. It seems Ngai Tahu's Kaiwhakahaere Mark Solomon is way higher paid than the Tainui leaders.
Begs the question really. Why?
Here is the substantive statement by Tainui.