Te Tai Tokerau

Kotahi te tari ā-rohe a Te Puni Kōkiri i Te Tai Tokerau, arā, kei Whangārei.

Office location

Our office can be reached via contact details below.

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85-87 Cameron Street
Whangārei 0110
Private Bag 9026
Whangārei Mail Centre
Whangārei 0148
0800 875 888
0800 875 329

Our rohe

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.

Regional Director

Te Rōpu Poa

Regional Director, Te Tai Tokerau

Iwi in our region

There are 12 iwi represented in Te Taitokerau region:

  • Te Aupōuri
  • Ngāti Kahu
  • Ngāti Kurī
  • Ngāpuhi
  • 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 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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Matariki stars bring our communities together

  • Date: 23 June 2022

As Aotearoa gears up to celebrate its first Matariki public holiday on Friday, Te Puni Kōkiri reflects on this significant kaupapa for Māori that it has always supported.

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Paiheretia hauora hub opens

  • Date: 14 June 2022

The new Paiheretia hauora hub will change the lives of those in the Corrections system and their whānau, says Choyce Maere, Principal Advisor Paiheretia te Muka Tāngata.

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Online webinar supports whenua Māori

  • Date: 19 October 2021

Te Puni Kōkiri Te Tai Tokerau (our Northland office) is set to launch their Whenua Roadshow webinar next week in collaboration with Te Kooti Whenua Māori - Māori Land Court.

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Taiohi realities in Te Tai Tokerau during COVID-19

  • Date: 21 May 2020

While some taiohi Māori in Te Tai Tokerau embraced the COVID-19 lockdown as a time to just breath and take a break from the ‘rat race’, many other taiohi were in struggle mode.

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