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
PO Box 657
To print the registration form CLICK
HERE (PDF file 110kb)
Registration Options - Ngai Tumapuhiaarangi o Wairarapa
It is important that nga uri o Ngai Tamapahia a Rangi
register with all the entities below to be kept informed,
and to be able to participate in the function and delivery
of the outcomes of these bodies.
Ngati Kahungunu Iwi Incorporated
This authority is the body that represents Kahungunu in the
regional areas throughout the rohe. Kahungunu Asset Holding
Company is the legal entity that manages the fisheries asset
Registration Details: Click on the link below
and complete the registration details.
For all information on NKII please see http://www.kahungunu.iwi.nz/
Kahungunu Ki Wairarapa
This is one of seven regional Kahungunu Iwi authorities that
links all of Kahungunu to Ngati Kahungunu Iwi Incorporated.
It is the mandated Kahungunu Iwi authority for the Wairarapa.
Voting for the Board is on an individual basis.
The purpose of KKW is set out in the Trust Deed. Its principal
function is to represent the Kahungunu people of the Wairarapa.
The Wairarapa Chairman is the appointed representative to
the monthly board meetings of the Kahungunu Iwi Authority
Registration Details: Registrations for the
Wairarapa Iwi Authority are as above. Information on Ngati
Kahungunu Ki Wairarapa Iwi Authority can be found at their
or emailing the office at firstname.lastname@example.org
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
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
Meetings are held monthly. Hapu hui are also held every six
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 email@example.com
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 Tumapahia a Rangi Maori Marae Committee
Contact: Lynn Carroll - LynnP@library.mstn.govt.nz
Ngai Tumapahia-a-Rangi ki Okautete Inc
Contact: Sam Morris - firstname.lastname@example.org
Ngai Tumapahia-a-Rangi ki Motuwairaka Inc
Contact: Sue Taylor - email@example.com
Kahungunu Ki Wairarapa Tamaki Nui a Rua Settlement
This body represents 9 Hapu Karanga of the Wairarapa and
Tamaki regions. It is mandated by the people and recognised
by the Crown as a Large Natural Group to seek a comprehensive
settlement of all historical claims with the Crown in Wairarapa
and Tamaki Nui a Rua.
10 Trustees are elected to this body every three (3) years
until settlement. Its function will cease upon Settlement
when a Post Settlement Governance will by then have been established.
Ngai Tumapuhiaarangi will be represented on this board.
Ratification through voting is required by the Crown at two
(2) points of the settlement process. Voting will be carried
out according to the Trust Deed.
- Draft Deed of Settlement
- Post Settlement Governance Entity
Registration Details: Registrations can be done online
at the following address:
If you have any questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.