The Hastings office is part of the Ikaroa – Rāwhiti region of Te Puni Kōkiri.
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.
For all other general enquiries please email us or phone us on 06 878 0757
Ground Floor, Taikura House, 304 Fitzroy Avenue, Hastings 4122
PO Box 1440, Hastings 4156
Local events and updates
Latest events and updates for Hastings are listed below.
Te Matatini National Kapa Haka Festival 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.
- Registration required
- Organiser: Te Matatini Society Incorporated
Exploring horticulture – Ohuia Incorporation
Ohuia Incorporation in the Ikaroa – Rāwhiri region with 300ha of Māori freehold land is exploring their horticulture options.
Seeking alternatives – Chadwick Family Trust
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.
Whenua Māori Fund 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.
Changes proposed to the care and protection of children
The Social Services Committee is calling for public submissions on the Children, Young Persons, and Their Families (Oranga Tamariki) Legislation Bill.