Te Taiwhenua O Te Whanganui-a-Orotū
Te Taiwhenua o Te Whanganui-a-Orotū is the local iwi authority for Ahuriri (Napier). Napier is a great place to visit. It's a place where many overseas manuhiri come to enjoy the tourist attractions. Kahungunu tourism, economic development, kaupapa Māori hauora services and whānau ora are high on the scale of priorities for Te Whanganui`-a-Orotū.
About the Taiwhenua:
Te Taiwhenua o Te Whanganui-a-Orotu Board met in December 2018 to announce their new appointed Board. The new Chairman is Hori Reti and the new Deputy Chairman is Api Robin.
Ko Ōtātara, Hikurangi me Heipipi ngā maunga
Ko Tūtaekurī te awa
Ko Takitimu te waka
Ko Ngāti Kahungunu ki Ahuriri te iwi
Governance Board (December 2018)
Te Taiwhenua O Te Whanganui-a-Orotū aligned its constitution to Ngāti Kahungunu Iwi Incorporated in 2000, to nominate representatives from its 8 Ahuriri Marae and a Mata-ā-waka seat to the Board of Trustees. We advocate for an economically strong and sustainable Taiwhenua to help lead our people in Ahuriri to seek better access to health, housing, education and employment. Foremost are our Kaumātua, our Tamariki and our Youth who we pride ourselves on being able to connect with and to provide them with our support.
Chairperson: Hori Reti
Deputy Chairperson: Api Robin
Timikara Marae TBA
Moteo Hamuera Marae Peter Eden and Ata Te Tomo (Alternate)
Waiohiki Marae Chad Tareha
Te Haroto Marae Renata Bush
Petane Marae Rose Hiha
Kohupatiki Marae Api Robin
Tangoio Marae Hori Reti and Marewa King (Alternate)
Wharerangi Marae Shane Walker
Marae Map (click here)