The Guiding Principles

These guiding principles set the boundaries within which we will work and are not to be compromised for financial gain or short-term expediency.

  1. Te Tūhonohonotanga o Kahungunu ~ Tapestry of whakapapa that makes us who we are today

  2. Te Hononga Māreikura o Takitimu ~ How we relate to other iwi / waka

  3. Te Kotahitanga ~ League of peoples

  4. Te Whakaputanga o te Ao ~ Declaration of independence

  5. Te Tiriti o Waitangi ~ Joint venture with Crown

  6. Kanohi ki te kanohi ~ “Face to face”

  7. Pakihiwi ki te pakihiwi ~ “Shoulder to shoulder”   ~ How we do things