Te Puni Kokiri

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Waikato-Waiariki

There are four Te Puni Kōkiri Offices in the Waikato-Waiariki region. These are Hamilton, Rotorua, Tauranga and Whakatāne.

Office locations

Our offices can be reached via contact details below.

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Hamilton

Level 1
19 Worley Place
Hamilton 3204
Private Bag 3020, Waikato Mail Centre, Hamilton 3240
P:
07-834-7100
E:
tpk.waikato@tpk.govt.nz
F:
07-839-2579

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Rotorua

Ground Level
Te Puni Kōkiri House
1218-1224 Haupapa Street
Rotorua 3010
Private Bag 3017, Rotorua Mail Centre, Rotorua 3046
P:
07-349-7810
E:
tpk.rotorua@tpk.govt.nz
F:
07-349-0950

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Tauranga

174 Eleventh Avenue
Tauranga 3110
PO Box 69, Seventh Avenue, Tauranga 3140
P:
07-577-6254
E:
tpk.tauranga@tpk.govt.nz
F:
07-577-6155

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Whakatāne

58 Commerce Street
Whakatāne 3120
PO Box 26, Whakatāne 3158
P:
07-307-1057
E:
tpk.whakatane@tpk.govt.nz
F:
07-307-1033

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Our Rohe

Waikato-Waiariki is a combination of three regions, Waikato, Te Arawa and Te Moana a Toi.

Waikato-Tainui rohe extends from the Bombay Hills and Port Waikato in the north, along the western coastline south to Mokau, eastward embracing the King Country, through to the Kaimai Ranges, the Hauraki plains and returning northwards to the Coromandel Peninsula.

Moving east across the Mamaku and Kaimai ranges, it encompasses Te Moana a Toi through to Wakatiri – the furthest point East.

The southern boundaries are at Titiraupenga (Pureora-Western Bays, Taupō) to Titi o Kura (the peak at the beginning of Kaweka Range near Te Haroto, Napier/Taupō Highway).

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Regional Manager

Rachel Jones (Te Arawa, Ngāti Kahungunu)

Regional Manager, Waikato-Waiariki

If you’re a Māori organisation in the Waikato and Waiariki regions, then expect Rachel Jones to come calling any time soon.

Read more about Rachel.

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Iwi in our Region

There are 27 iwi represented in Waikato-Waiariki region:

  • Hauraki
  • Maniapoto
  • Raukawa
  • Waikato
  • Ngāti Tūwharetoa
  • Ngāti Whakaue
  • Ngāti Pikiao
  • Ngāti Mākino
  • Tūhourangi
  • Tapuika
  • Ngāti Rangiwēwehi
  • Ngāti Rangitihi
  • Waitaha
  • Ngāti Rangiteaorere
  • Ngāti Rongomai

  •  Ngāti Uenukukopako

  • Ngāti Tarawhai

  • Ngāti Tahu
  • Ngāi Te Rangi
  • Ngāi Tūhoe
  • Ngāti Ranginui
  • Ngāti Manawa
  • Ngāti Pūkenga
  • Ngāti Whare
  • Te Whakatōhea
  • Ngāi Tai
  • Ngāti Awa
  • Te Whānau ā Apanui
  • Ngāti Hauā
  • Te Arawa River Iwi (made up of Ngāti Tahu-Ngāti Whaoa; Ngāti Kearoa-Ngāti Tuara; Tuhourangi-Ngāti Wahiao)
    (http://www.tarit.co.nz/)
  • Ngāti Koroki Kahukura.

The iwi listed have been sourced through a directory of iwi and Māori organisations, Te Kāhui Māngai, and our regional offices. The iwi listed do not necessarily reflect the views of Te Puni Kōkiri. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any queries.

About Te Kāhui Māngai

Te Kāhui Māngai (Directory of Iwi and Māori Organisations) gives information on iwi identified in the Māori Fisheries Act 2004, and those iwi/hapū that have begun the process of negotiating settlement of their historical Treaty of Waitangi claims; and mandated Iwi Organisations to represent these iwi/hapū that have been recognised by the New Zealand Government.

You can view Te Kāhui Māngai here http://www.tkm.govt.nz/

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Iwi radio stations

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Local events and updates

Latest events and updates for this section are listed below.

  • Māori Wardens, Kōhanga Reo and NZ Police solidify relationship at 35th Annual Kōhanga Reo Conference

    • Date: 04 December 2017

    The 35th Annual Kōhanga Reo National Conference and Expo held in November 2017 was an opportunity for Māori Wardens, NZ Police and Kōhanga Reo to show case their services to conference attendees as well as solidifying their long-standing relationship with each other.

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  • Team ‘WAQ’ developed the anti-bullying watch which lets the wearer alert an adult anonymously when bullying strikes.

    Rangatahi taking on big business

    • Date: 16 November 2017

    Māori secondary school students have shown off their flair for entrepreneurship in a series of successful workshops that have recently wrapped up.

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  • Pou Hākinakina Canaan Tuhura works with rangatahi Blake Bird (18) and Angela Gilmore (23) to help them realise their dreams in sport and life.

    On a PATH to Success

    • Date: 16 November 2017

    It has been nearly 25 years since Te Papa Tākaro o Te Arawa became the country’s first iwi and Māori health sports trust. Today, working with Whānau Ora, it continues to find new ways of helping whānau achieve their health and wellbeing goals.

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  • Image courtesy of White Island Tours.

    Iwi steer waka to White Island

    • Date: 13 November 2017

    How Ngāti Awa bought an iconic tourism business in Eastern Bay of Plenty and its plans to make the boat tours more Māori than ever.

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  • Nanaia Mahuta. Image supplied by RNZ.

    Te Puni Kōkiri welcomes new Māori Development Minister

    • Date: 13 November 2017

    Te Puni Kōkiri is geared to support a new suite of leaders and, for the first time ever, a wahine is steering the waka as its Minister for Māori Development.

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