Tāmaki Makaurau

There is one Te Puni Kōkiri regional office in Tāmaki Makaurau.

Office location

Our office can be reached via contact details below.

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Te Puni Kōkiri House
9 Ronwood Avenue
Auckland 2104
PO Box 97 005
South Auckland Mail Centre
Manukau 2240
0800 875 285

Our rohe

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.

Regional Director

Martin Mariassouce (Ngāti Whatua)

Regional Director - Tāmaki Makaurau

Realising the potential of Māori communities in Auckland has been an enduring passion for the Regional Director who has been working in the region for more than two decades.

Read more about Martin.

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 https://www.tkm.govt.nz/

Iwi radio stations

Local news and stories

Read our latest news and stories for this region.

Te Matapaeroa 2021: data and reporting on Māori-owned businesses

  • Date: 18 December 2023

Te Matapaeroa is our data and insights series about Māori-owned businesses, Māori sole traders and significant employers of Māori. Today we have published the first release of Te Matapaeroa 2021. 

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North Island Flooding

  • Date: 01 February 2023

Many whānau Māori have been adversely impacted by the recent extreme weather events. A state of emergency has been declared for Auckland, with other regions also affected.

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Showcasing quality Māori and Pasifika products

  • Date: 13 December 2022

‘Joy to the Hood’ launched its 4th annual Pop-Up Shop in Manukau this past weekend, making Christmas shopping accessible for whānau who want to buy wholesome, quality, indigenous gifts for their loved ones.

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Giving vulnerable babies a better start in life

  • Date: 11 November 2022

The Petal Foundation is the only specialist care facility in Tāmaki Makaurau for babies born to mothers who use drugs or alcohol.

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Pilot pairs kaupapa Māori with mental health services

  • Date: 04 November 2022

A collaborative multi-agency pilot, named Rapua Te Āhuru Mōwai (Rapua), with Te Toka Tumai, Mahitahi Trust and CORT Housing, is leading to a dramatic decrease in acute readmissions for whaiora (mental health patients).

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Toby’s Seafood representing te ao Māori with kai

  • Date: 11 October 2022

Friday night fish and chips are a treat for whānau throughout Aotearoa. With takeaway shops on nearly every corner, Pat Tobin, Director, Toby’s Seafood knows it is their te ao Māori approach that sets them apart. With counters full of fresh kaimoana and ika, a te reo Māori menu, legendary fry bread, and manaakitanga at the heart of their mahi they have a recipe for success.

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