The Mataatua Whenua Co-Op holds the vision of Sir Apirana as its mantra in its kaupapa to deliver a $1B PA Grower-Producer owned commercial enterprise within a decade, controlled and owned by both general and Maori freehold landowners as the Transacting Member Shareholders.
Incorporated in Colorado, USA this company developed the funding programs and operating eco-system required by the Cooperative to launch and support operations. The capital structure of the Co-Op permitted under NZ law permits both Grower-Member Shareholders and external investors to participate in the enterprise value growth the Co-Op and its Related Affiliates globally.
Incorporated in Aotearoa/NZ, registered under the New Zealand Cooperative Companies Act 1996 and currently registering with the CO Secretary of State as a foreign corporation to enable access to the US capital markets and P2P share trading, The Co-Op enters into 20 year, renewable Taonga Supply Agreements with landowners for the supply of manuka and kanuka foliage. Agreements that bring in the Grower-Producers as Transacting Member shareholders of the Co-Op according to the share-to-manuka hectares formula applicable from time to time.
All share trading in the "Treasury" shares (i.e. the Common Voting Shares) outstanding of Mataatua Manuka Cooperative Ltd (NZ) will be able to be traded under SEC Rule 144 on a recognized P2P exchange when such trading is cleared to commence. This is anticipated to start at the end of 180 day lock-up period.
The P2P trading system monetizes, capitalizes and realizes commercialized intellectual property by democratizing access to internet delivered capital through a DIY fintech eco-system supported by a social-centric P2P share price discovery and exit platform for better investment outcomes.
No arrangements have been made at this time. The directors plan to complete such arrangements with a licensed US based P2P share trading platform prior to the end of the 180 day lock-up period following the closing of the Post-Seed round.
Both the Common Voting Shares (CVS) and the Convertible Capital Notes (CCN) issued by the Co-Op will be tradable. Collectively these shares will represent the market value of the Co-Ops trading operations, including the value adding affiliates such as 177 East Ltd, Mataatua Macadamia Ltd, Manuka Oil Technology Ltd, 177 East Ltd and POI Honey Ltd.
There are 12 steps to complete membership entry to the Co-Op. It starts with a landowners written authority to start the process and ends with the issue of shares to the landowners nominated entity.
Big Jim loves taking time out for hui's and korero's so please do feel free to drop by for a Koffee 'n Korero with him during normal business hours.
153 Duke Street, Opotiki, Opotiki 3122, New Zealand
US resident director
Te Upokorehe hapu (Kahangunu Iwi) Kaitiaki, Rangatira, Kaumatua and Maori landowner Liaison director
Tougher than a rhino from his home country of South Africa, our Agri-biz operations director.
US citizen and Florida resident, Linda is the director leading the USA operations launch.