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Ngātiawa Iwi Board Est. 2013

The tupuna lead us on a journey of discovery of who they were and who we are today. The majority of Ngātiawa were displaced, disbursed our history distorted under the direction of the colonial government. On this pathway of discovery, many relationships were rekindled and new ones created. With a common quest re-establish, the whanaungatanga lost to some generations. The kaupapa, own who we are, stand tall and ensure our mokopuna do not walk through life lost. Many have gathered to embrace our prestigious whakapapa and history. Knowing our Tupuna lived as honorable people, with integrity.


Through research and working on the Treaty Claims, a need has identified a structure had to be established that would ensure our whakapapa, and tupuna stories be written into the history of this country. The first ever registered Ngātiawa Iwi Charitable Trust, on the Kapiti Coast was recorded. Giving a forum to establish mana restoration on the Kapiti Coast for Ngātiawa displaced - current and future generations.


 
Marama (Rhonda) Tamati/Pirikawau Mullen
 
FOUNDING BOARD MEMBER
New Zealand Order of Merit
 
WAI 1018 CLAIMANT
 
Ngati Kahukura-Uenuku-Hinetua-Tuiti (orginal name of Otaraua)-Puketapu- Rahiri Hapū

 
CO-CHAIRPERSON
 
Human Rights Advocate.
 
Executive Director: Maori, Indigenous & Pacific Island HIV/AIDS Foundation.

 
Administration & Management and Maori Law & Philosophy Studies, BML - Te Wananga Raukawa; Public Health Dip, Massey Uni.

Experienced: Policy, Stakeholder Engagement, Governance, Public Sector and Governments.
 
Rawiri  Jenkins-Evans
 
FOUNDING BOARD MEMBER
Justice of the Peace
 
WAI 1018 CLAIMANT

 
Puketapu Hapū

 
CO-CHAIRPERSON
 
Registered Alcohol & Drug Practioner and Accredited Supervisor
 
 
Masters Phill, Maori Studies, PGrad Dip.Arts, Massey Uni
 
Tu Manawa Hauora - BHS, Te Wanaga o Raukawa.

 
Exeprienced: Policy, Stakeholder Engagement, Governance, Public Sector and Government.
Apihaka Tamati/Pirikawau Mack
FOUNDING BOARD MEMBER
WAI 1018 CLAIMANT

Ngati Kahukura-Uenuku-Hinetua-Tuiti (orginal name of Otaraua)-Puketapu-Rahiri Hapu

Researcher WAI 1018 - Kapiti Coast 17 years; Sound Engineer-MA - SAE NZ & USA; 3 yrs Maori Law & Philosophy Studies, BML - Te Wananga Raukawa; History PGDipArts and Social Anthropology PGDipArts studies - Massey Uni.

Human Rights Advocate

Chairperson: Maori, Indigenous & Pacific Island HIV/AIDS Foundation.
Experienced: Governance NGO serving as a Volunteer on national community boards 10 years.

Yvonne Tinikorehe/Tahuroa Mitchel
FOUNDING BOARD MEMEMBER
WAI 609-612-876
CLAIMANT

Puketapu Hapū

Researcher Paraparaumu Airport, Yvonne has interests in WAI 876 & 612 Paraparaumu Airport. - Retired Educator.

Muriwai Barbara
Tamati/Pirikawau Goodman
FOUNDING BOARD MEMEMBER
WAI 1018
Claimant Beneficiary

Ngati Kahukura-Uenuku-Hinetua-Tuiti (orginal name of Otaraua)-Puketapu-Rahiri Hapu

Retired Production Line Manager and Marae Chef 30 years.

Experience: Governance Marae Trustee serving as a Volunteer

DO YOU KNOW WHO YOU ARE?

DO YOU KNOW WHO YOU ARE? - NAU MAI HAERE MAI
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