The Executive Committee is a smaller panel of delegates chosen from the National Committee who meet more regularly and prepare recommendations for the National Committee.
The Executive comprises the Chairman, four delegates elected by the National Committee, and the delegate of the host region for the upcoming festival.
Chairman: Selwyn Parata
Four delegates: Pauline Hope (Te Tai Tokerau), Annette Wehi (Tāmaki Makaurau), Te Kahautu Maxwell (Mātaatua), Maui Tangohau (Te Tairāwhiti)
Host delegate: Te Teira Davis (Whanganui ā Tara)