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Tāmaki Makaurau

Tāmaki Makaurau
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The Tāmaki Makaurau region stretches from the South Kaipara in the north to the southern reaches of the Manukau Harbour and covers more than 5,600 square kilometres. It is the smallest of the Te Puni Kōkiri regions but contains the largest population of Māori.

According to the 2006 Census, the Māori population in the region was 139,980 representing 24.8 percent of the total New Zealand Māori population. Half of the Māori population in Tāmaki Makaurau is under the age of 22.6 years.

The iwi within this region are:

  • Ngāti Whātua
  • Kawerau a Maki
  • Tainui
  • Ngāti Paoa
  • Ngāti Rehua

Regional Director: Pauline Kingi CNZM

Contact us

AUCKLAND
Level 2
Te Puni Kōkiri House
12–14 Walls Road
Penrose
Auckland 1061

Private Bag 92010
Victoria Street West
Auckland 1142

Tel: 09 571 2940
Fax: 09 571 2941
Email: tpk.tamaki-makaurau@tpk.govt.nz

Last modified: 6/03/2012