Our region's iwi

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Our region's iwi

In the Charter, we refer to this group as Te Tangata Whenua o te Upoko o te Ika a Maui, or simply 'the tangata whenua of the region'.

The tangata whenua iwi (tribes) are:

  • Ngāti Raukawa ki te Tonga
  • Te Atiawa ki Whakarongotai
  • Ngāti Toa Rangatira
  • Taranaki Whānui
  • Ngāti Kahungunu
  • Rangitaane.

These tribes are represented by the following organisations:

  • Ngāti Raukawa ki te Tonga are represented by Ngā Hapū o Ōtaki
  • Te Atiawa ki Whakarongotai are represented by Atiawa ki Whakarongotai Charitable Trust
  • Ngati Toa Rangatira are represented by Te Rūnanga o Toa Rangatira Inc
  • Taranaki Whānui (formerly Te Atiawa/ Taranaki ki te Upoko o te Ika a Maui) are represented by the Port Nicholson Block Settlement Trust 
  • Ngāti Kahungunu are represented by Kahungunu ki Wairarapa
  • Rangitaane are represented by Rangitaane o Wairarapa Inc. 
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