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.

 

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

 

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

 

  • Te Kotahitanga ~ League of peoples

 

  • Te Whakaputanga o te Ao ~ Declaration of independence

 

  • Te Tiriti o Waitangi ~ Joint venture with Crown

 

  • Kanohi ki te kanohi ~ “Face to face”

 

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