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Peter Steedman


  • Ngati Kahungunu


  • Ngati Hinemanu/Ngati Paki, Ngati Hauiti, Ngati Pukenga o Tauranga

Work experience:

  • 17 years with NZ Railways.
  • Worked farm hand fencing, shearing sheds.
  • Eight years in Southwest Fiordland, felling native, survey roading.
  • Ran own Hunting business in live deer capture.
  • Researched unoccupied Maori lands, landless native lands in the South Island.
  • Moved back to Taihape area, research hapu lands and assist to rebuild whanau, hapu base of Ngati Paki and Winiata.
  • Last 25 years employed Manager/Storeman Dalgety-Crow Stock Firm, Taihape.
  • Manager 3 years Liquoreland, 6 years as Storeman prior to being Manager.
  • Trustee on 438 Trust and Whanau Trust and Trustee 11 years on Whake Farms Ltd, Moawhango.


  • Hunting and tramping.