Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tūmapūhia-ā-Rangi ki Wairarapa

Registration and Whakapapa Verification

It is important that where possible, Tumapuhia descendents are involved in the planning, and any future decisions with regards the hapu. Registration on the database will enable you to be involved with important hapu processes and as a registered member you will be eligible to participate in the election of trustees to the Runanga, and also to be part of the Waitangi Tribunal settlement process.

We would encourage all descendents of Tumapuhia to complete the attached registration form. Click on the link to print out the registration form, and forward the completed documents to:

The Secretary
PO Box 657

To print the registration form CLICK HERE (PDF file 110kb)

Te Runanga o Ngai Tamapuhia a Rangi

This body represents nga uri o Ngai Tumapahia a Rangi ki Wairarapa. It has the mandate to carry out several purposes for Whanau Whanui o Ngai Tumapahia a Rangi as detailed in its Trust Deed. There are seven (7) Trustees elected every three years.

It is also mandated to manage the Waitangi Claims Settlement process. The Runanga is one of nine Hapu Karanga represented on the Kahungunu ki Wairarapa Tamaki Nui a Rua Settlement Trust (KKWTNR).
Meetings are held monthly. Hapu hui are also held every six months.

Registration Details: Registrations can be submitted by downloading the PDF document from this address:


Registration forms can be sent hard copy back to PO Box 657, MASTERTON, or scanned and emailed to ngaitumapuhiaarangi@xtra.co.nz


Ngai Tumapahia a Rangi has three (3) marae. Uri o Ngai Tumapahia a Rangi can register with any one of these Marae, and you can register with more than one Marae. These Marae are:

Ngai Tumapuhia-a-Rangi Maori Marae Committee Inc.
Registration Details:
Contact: Kyra Hill - tumapuhia.marae@gmail.com

Ngai Tumapuhia-a-Rangi ki Okautete Inc
Registration Details:
Contacts:  Stacey Morris & Dave Morris - tumapuhia@gmail.com

Ngai Tumapuhia-a-Rangi ki Motuwairaka Inc.
Registration Details:
Contact: Sue Taylor - sue@ttcl.co.nz

If you have any questions, please email ngaitumapuhiaarangi@gmail.com.