Te Puni Kōkiri only has one Regional Office in Tāmaki Makaurau.
Our offices can be reached via contact details below.
The Tāmaki Makaurau region stretches from the South Kaipara in the north to the southern reaches of the Mānukau Harbour, from Ngāti Whātua in the North to Ngāti Paoa in the South.
Martin Mariassouce (Ngāti Whatua)
Acting Regional Manager - Tamaki Makaurau
Realising the potential of Māori communities in Auckland has been an enduring passion for the acting regional manager who has been working in the region for more than two decades.
Iwi in our Region
There are 16 iwi represented in Tāmaki Makaurau region:
- Ngāti Whātua
- Ngāti Whātua o Ōrākei
- Ngāti Whātua o Kaipara
- Te Uri o Hau
- Te Kawerau ā Maki
- Ngāti Te Ata Waiohua
- Ngāti Tamaoho
- Ngāi Tai ki Tāmaki
- Te Ahiwaru
- Te Ākitai Waiohua
- Ngāti Maru
- Ngāti Tamaterā
- Ngāti Paoa
- Ngāti Whanaunga
- Te Patukirikiri
- Ngāti Rehua
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/
Iwi radio stations
Local events and updates
Latest events and updates for this section are listed below.
Youth leadership highlights first parade held in Kirikiriroa
Close to 900 people attended the inaugural Te Reo Māori parade held in Kirikiriroa this year to mark Māori Language week. Two of the youngest members of the cross-organisational group responsible for the logistics and hosting this regional event were also charged with leading the group too.
Puna Kōrero Launch
Pop-Up Te Reo Māori Immersion spaces.
- Open to the public, no booking required
- Organiser: Tohu Project
Strong partnership grows Māori leaders
“The best outcomes, and the ones we’re most passionate about, are around whānau and community,” says Debbie Kirby, GM HR, Transport Services, Downer NZ.
Growing Māori wahine leaders
I was part way through my diploma studying civil engineering and I felt I needed practical experience.
Te Ara Whanake programme changed me
I want others to be inspired by my journey, to go for it, and not be hesitant or let fear get in their way.