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APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED Contribute to the intergenerational wealth of the Waikato iwi Drive best practice in investment management, governance, and reporting Kia hiwa ra Kia hiwa ra Kia hiwa ra ki te pae tukutuku kia tuumatakahuki ka paiherengia kia maatotoru ai e kore rawa e whati Haumi ee, hui ee, taiki ee Waikato-Tainui is a leading tribal organisation in … Read More

3 Waters Reform Heading in Right Direction

Waikato-Tainui are optimistic around the direction of the Three Waters reform following the Ministers announcement today. Te Whakakitenga Chair Parekawhia McLean says todays high level announcement provides a clear direction of travel which for us centres around the health and well being of our water resources. “Te mana o te wai / awa – is a core principle for the … Read More

New Te Arataura Chair Announced

Tukoroirangi Morgan has been elected Chair of Te Arataura after Linda Te Aho stepped down from the role last week. Tuku returns to the role he held from 2006-2012 when he helped spearhead the Waikato River settlement claim with both the Labour and National governments alongside the late Lady Raiha Mahuta. Tuku is adamant the foundational principles of Kiingitanga should … Read More

Te Arataura Leadership Change Announcement

Linda Te Aho has announced that she is stepping down as chair of Te Arataura, the executive board for Te Whakakitenga o Waikato. Linda has been in the position for some 18 months and has helped spearhead the organisation’s response through the extraordinary challenges of COVID-19, the Board of Inquiry process to protect the Waikato River, and has drawn upon … Read More

Ministerial visit to Kaawhia and Aotea

On a cold and rainy-day Kaawhia and Aotea Moana whaanau came together to host the Hon Andrew Little, Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations and his team as part of the Waikato-Tainui Remaining Claims settlement. The Minister was invited to the harbours so he could develop a better appreciation for the stories and histories of the area, deepen his connection … Read More

Te Pae Oranga Beneficent Launch

 Tuatahi ake Te Pae Oranga was launched at Te Whakakitenga Chambers (Hopuhopu) this morning. This kaupapa sees Police sitting alongside iwi/Maaori partners to address crime and prevent reoffending. It’s an approach that holds offenders accountable but does so in a way where they are helped to have underlying issues addressed. Kiingi Tuuheitia Pootatau Vll is patron of this groundbreaking kaupapa … Read More

Waipa District and Hamilton City take a bow

Ngaa mihi nui – that is the clear message from Waikato-Tainui following today’s successful vote to include Maaori wards in time for next year’s local body elections in Waipaa District and Hamilton City. Waikato-Tainui executive chair Linda Te Aho said today’s decisions align to the expectations of a modern and contemporary democracy that is more representative of its region. “I … Read More

Kawenata Drives Educational Outcomes for Uri Whakaheke

It’s an exciting new era in Waikato-Tainui leadership as new members join the ranks alongside stalwarts across Te Whakakitenga (tribal parliament) and Te Arataura (tribal executive committee). At Hopuhopu yesterday, Te Arataura had their hui to elect a new Chair, Linda Te Aho (Poohara Paa), while Ngira Simmonds takes up the role of Deputy Chair (Kaahui Ariki Representative). “It’s an … Read More