Te Tai Tokerau
There are two Te Puni Kōkiri Offices in Te Tai Tokerau. The Regional Office in Whangārei and a Satellite Office in Kaitaia.
Our offices can be reached via contact details below.
Ko te rohe o Te Tai Tokerau o Te Puni Kōkiri, Mai i Te Hana ki te wahapū o Kaipara, Ka toro atu mā Hokianga, mā Pewhairangi, mā Te Hiku o te Ika tae noa atu ki Muriwhenua, ki Te Rerenga Wairua.
Tai Tokerau stretches from Tāmaki Makaurau in the south to Cape Reinga in the north, from Ngāti Whātua in the south to Te Rarawa in the west, Te Aupouri in the north and Ngāti Kahu in the east, Ngāpuhi in the centre.
Tui Marsh (Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Porou)
Regional Manager, Te Tai Tokerau
When talking with Tui Marsh, Te Puni Kōkiri Regional Manager for Te Tai Tokerau, you quickly get the sense that her life has always been dedicated to giving back to our people.
Iwi in our Region
There are 12 iwi represented in Te Taitokerau region:
- Te Aupōuri
- Ngāti Kahu
- Ngāti Kurī
- Te Roroa
- Ngāpuhi ki Whāingaroa
- Ngāti Kahu ki Whāingaroa
- Te Rarawa
- Ngāi Takoto
- Ngāti Wai
- Ngāti Whātua
- Te Uri o Hau.
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.
The whisper of hope: repairing whare, restoring hauora
Warmer, drier homes enable better health outcomes for whānau in Te Tai Tokerau. We feature one of the whānau and the Ngātiwai community service provider.
Māori Wardens are here to help our people on the right path to a better life
Joining the Māori Wardens in 1984 was a key step towards Haki becoming the kind of leader he thought his people needed.
From learning to earning in Kaikohe
The Government is working with local community champions: Te Kotahitanga E Mahi Kaha Trust from Kaikohe, He Iwi Kotahi Tātou Trust from Moerewa, Te Hau Awhiowhio O Otangarei Trust from Whangārei, and Waitomo Papakāinga Development Society Incorporated from Kaitāia to deliver the pilot programme for Taiohi Ararau - Passport to Life.
"It is important for me that we ensure all rangatahi can engage on a pathway to employment, skills development and further opportunities," says Minister Jackson.
Keeping Mitimiti going one tree at a time
Just down the road from the small settlement of Mitimiti in Northland, you can hear the buzz of trucks and logging machines working the pine trees.
Pacific Training Workshop: An opportunity for indigenous collaboration
"We are looking for people with an interest in influencing international decisions on the environment; and joining a network of indigenous environmental monitors", says Tui Shortland, co-host of the Pacific Regional Training workshop on traditional knowledge.