Te Puni Kokiri

Language preference: Māori English

Language preference: Māori English


Ground Floor, Taikura House, 304 Fitzroy Avenue, Hastings 4122

Ko Ngaiterangi Rauru kī tahi

Ngaiterangi had a chief Rauru who never wasted his words. His word was his bond.

About us

The Hastings office is part of the Ikaroa – Rāwhiti region of Te Puni Kōkiri. 

Regional Manager

Our regional manager is Mere Pohatu.


If you have a Māori event in Te Tairāwhiti that you wish to promote on this page, please visit Rauika and enter the details.

General enquiries

For all other general enquiries please email us or phone us on 06 878 0757


Contact us

Our office can be reached via our phone number 06-878-0757 or at tpk.takitimu@tpk.govt.nz.

Ground Floor, Taikura House, 304 Fitzroy Avenue, Hastings 4122

PO Box 1440, Hastings 4156

Tel: 06-878-0757
Fax: 06-878-0756

Local events and updates

Latest events and updates for Hastings are listed below.

  • Te Matatini National Kapa Haka Festival 2017

    • Date: 22 February 2017 to 26 February 2017

    Te Matatini is a significant cultural festival and the pinnacle event for Māori performing arts. Come experience the timeless tradition and spectacle of Kapa Haka.

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    • Registration required
    • Organiser: Te Matatini Society Incorporated
  • Exploring horticulture – Ohuia Incorporation

    • Date: 10 February 2017

    Ohuia Incorporation in the Ikaroa – Rāwhiri region with 300ha of Māori freehold land is exploring their horticulture options.

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  • Seeking alternatives – Chadwick Family Trust

    • Date: 10 February 2017

    While based in Ikaroa-Rāwhiti region, the Chadwick Family Trust were succesful in securing $43,200 from the Whenua Māori Fund for their forestry block located in the Te Taihauāuru region.

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  • Whenua Māori Fund 2017

    • Date: 08 February 2017

    The Whenua Māori Fund was set up to assist owners and trustees of Māori freehold land to prepare for new opportunities, improve existing operations and utilise unused land. We profile ten initiatives from Te Taitokerau (Far North) to Te Waipounamu (South Island) who received a total of $1.15m covering nearly 48,000 hectares of land. The Fund provides $12.8 million over four years and is part of the wider Te Ture Whenua Māori reform designed to give Māori landowners more say and control over what happens with their whenua.

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  • Changes proposed to the care and protection of children

    • Date: 12 January 2017

    The Social Services Committee is calling for public submissions on the Children, Young Persons, and Their Families (Oranga Tamariki) Legislation Bill.

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