E whā ngā Tari ā-Rohe a Te Puni Kōkiri i te rohe o Waikato-Waiariki, arā, kei Kirikiriroa, kei Rotorua, kei Tauranga, kei Whakatāne.
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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).
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.
Iwi in our Region
There are 27 iwi represented in Waikato-Waiariki region:
- Ngāti Tūwharetoa
- Ngāti Whakaue
- Ngāti Pikiao
- Ngāti Mākino
- Ngāti Rangiwēwehi
- Ngāti Rangitihi
- Ngāti Rangiteaorere
- 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)
- 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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2018 World Indigenous Business Forum
A major international platform to showcase Māori business, engage Indigenous people in global economic discussions and leverage indigenous trade.
- Registration required
- Organiser: Te Ohu Whai Ao
He papakāinga hou mō ngā whānau i pā kinotia e ngā waipuke ki Edgecumbe.
"Kei te whakahīhī au i te whakatūnga o tēnei papakāinga. Kei te kaha mātou ki te mahi ngātahi ki ngā hapori, ki ngā tari kāwanatanga me ngā whakahaere ā-rohe ki te tautoko i ngā wawata o ngā iwi me ngā rōpū Māori," ko tā te Manahautū Tuarua, Te Puni Hononga ā Rohe, a Di Grennell mō te whakatūwheratanga o te papakāinga hou mō ngā whānau i pā kinotia e ngā waipuke ki Edgecumbe.
Te Arawa Kapa Haka Regional Competitions 2018
Download the PDF for the Kapa Haka Regional Competitions for 2018.
- Open to the public, no booking required
- Organiser: Te Matatini - Kapa Haka Aotearoa
Registrations open for World Indigenous Business Forum in Rotorua
Māori business leaders are encouraged to sign up for the 9th annual World Indigenous Business Forum as Rotorua gears up to host the international event.
Kei te mihi a Te Puni Kōkiri i te ngākaunui o te Kaunihera ki te reo Māori
"Me mihi te Kaunihera o Pōneke i tō rātou māia ki te whakamana i te reo Māori hei reo kōrero i te tāone matua o Aotearoa," te kī a te Toihautū a Te Puni Kōkiri, a Michelle Hippolite.