Recognised iwi in the Māori Fisheries Act 2004
Population: 54,819 (does not include 3,111 Kati Mamoe or 1,041 Waitaha or 564 "Waitaha region unspecified")
This rohe map is based on the Area of Interest agreed between Ngāi Tahu and the Crown in the Deed of Settlement.
The Takiwa of Ngai Tahu Whanui is all the area of Te Waipounamu south of the northernmost boundaries described in the decision of the Maori Appellate Court in Re a claim to the Waitangi Tribunal by Henare Rakiihia Tau, 12 November 1990, 4 South Island Appellate Court Minute Book 672 (reproduced in the report of the Waitangi Tribunal on the Ngai Tahu claim, February 1991, Volume 3, page 1122), being all the lands, islands, and coasts of Te Waipounamu south and east of a line commencing in the Marlborough Land District at a point on the coastline of Cloudy Bay at the south-eastern end of Big Lagoon, north-west of White Bluffs, being on the production, in a north-easterly direction, of a right line between survey mark 1P2 on SO Plan 5485 (Marlborough Land District) and the Trig station on Belvedere Peak situated in the Nelson Land District; thence proceeding by a right line in a south-westerly direction, passing through the said survey mark 1P2 on SO Plan 5485 (Marlborough Land District), to the said Trig station on Belvedere Peak situated in the Nelson Land District, being the source of the Clarence River; thence proceeding generally in a westerly direction along the summit of the ridge of the Spenser Mountains, passing through Waiau Pass, to the peak of Mount Mahanga; thence proceeding generally in a northerly direction along the summit of the ridge of the Mahanga Range to the peak of Mount Misery; thence continuing by a right line in a north-north-westerly direction to the junction of the western bank of the D’Urville River with the shore of Lake Rotoroa; thence proceeding generally in a north-westerly direction following the south-western shore of Lake Rotoroa to the south-east corner of Gowan Bridge, at the confluence of Lake Rotoroa and the Gowan River, being at position 5934547.5 metres north and 2476179.4 metres east (NZMG); thence proceeding by a right line in a north-north-westerly direction to the Trig station on Mount Owen; thence continuing in a north-north-westerly direction by a right line to the Trig station on Mount Patriarch; thence proceeding generally in a north-easterly, northerly and again north-easterly direction along the summit of the ridge of the Arthur Range to the Trig station on Mount Arthur; thence proceeding by a right line in a north-westerly direction to the Trig station on Mount Peel; thence proceeding generally in a north-westerly direction along the summit of the ridge of the Peel Range, passing through the Trig station on Mount Ranolf, to the Trig station on Aorere Peak; thence proceeding by a right line in a northwesterly direction to the Trig station on Mount Gouland; thence continuing in a north-westerly direction by a right line to Trig Station Kahurangi No 2 at Kahurangi Point and that line produced to a point on the coastline of the Tasman Sea; as is more particularly shown on Survey Office Plan SO 7127, lodged in the office of the Chief Surveyor, Marlborough, and on Survey Office Plan 50 15076, lodged in the office of the Chief Surveyor, Nelson.
This rohe of Ngāi Tahu extends into the regions or districts of the following local authorities.
For Papatipu Runanga contact information, visit “Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu / Papatipu Rūnanga”.
Contact information for hapū and marae may be provided by the Representative Organisation at their discretion.
|Awarua Rūnanga||Te Rau Aroha||Tahu Potiki||Bradshaw Street, Bluff|
|Hokonui Rūnanga||O Te Ika Rama||O Te Ika Rama||Charleton Road, Gore|
|Kāti Huirapa Rūnaka Ki Puketeraki||Huirapa ( Puketeraki )||Huirapa||Apes Road, Karitāne|
|Ōnuku Rūnanga||Ōnuku||Karaweko||389 Ōnuku Road, Akaroa|
|Ōraka- Aparima Rūnaka||Takutai o te Titi||Takutai o te Titi||Colac Bay, Riverton|
|Te Hapū o Ngāti Wheke||Rāpaki ( Te Wheke )||Wheke||Rāpaki Drive, Governors Bay|
|Te Ngāi o Tūāhuriri Rūnanga||Tuahiwi||Māhunui II||Tuahiwi Road, Tuahiwi|
|Te Rūnanga o Arowhenua||Arowhenua||Te Hapa o Niu Tireni||Huirapa Street, Temuka|
|Te Rūnanga o Kaikōura||Takahanga||Maru Kaitatea||Takahanga Terrace, Kaikōura|
|Te Rūnanga o Koukourarata||Koukourarata||Tūtehuarewa||Puari Road, Koukourarata (Port Levy)|
|Te Rūnanga o Makaawhio||Te Tauraka Waka a Māui||Kaipo||SH6, Bruce Bay|
|Te Rūnanga o Moeraki||Moeraki||Uenuku||Tenby Road, Moeraki|
|Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Waewae||Arahura||No wharenui||65 SH6, Arahura|
|Te Rūnanga o Ōtākou||Ōtākou||Tamatea||Tamatea Road, Otago Heads|
|Te Rūnanga o Waihao||Waihao||Centennial Memorial Hall||Māori Road, Waimate|
|Te Taumutu Rūnanga||Ngāti Moki||Ngāti Moki||Pohau Road, Taumutu|
|Waihōpai Rūnaka||Murihiku||Te Rakitauneke||Tramway Road, Invercargill|
|Wairewa Rūnanga||Wairewa||Te Mako||4345 SH 75, Little River|
1 Iwi Representative Organisation:
Last updated: 19/02/2014
Post-Treaty settlement governance entity [ Ngāi Tahu Claims Settlement Act 1998 ].
Mandated iwi organisation in the Māori Fisheries Act 2004.
Iwi Aquaculture Organisation in the Māori Commercial Aquaculture Claims Settlement Act 2004.
Represents Ngāi Tahu as an "iwi authority" for the purposes of the Resource Management Act 1991.
Note: In addition to consultation with Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu as “Iwi Authority” the appropriate Papatipu Runanga in each area should also be consulted on all natural resource (Resource Management Act) matters. Go to “Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu / Te Rūnanga Representatives” on the Ngāi Tahu website to find contact details for each of the eighteen Papatipu Runanga.
Te Runanga o Ngai Tahu shall be recognised for all purposes as the representative of Ngai Tahu Whanui… “Ngai Tahu Whanui” means the collective of the individuals who descend from the primary hapū of Waitaha, Ngāti Mamoe, and Ngai Tahu, namely, Kati Kuri, Kati Irakehu, Kati Huirapa, Ngai Tuahuriri, and Kai Te Ruahikihiki (section 15(1) and section 2 of Te Runanga o Ngai Tahu Act 1996)
Legal entity: Charitable Trust
Governance structure: One representative from each of 18 papatipu runanga
Kaiwhakahaere: Mark Solomon
Chief Executive Officer: Arihia Bennett
General Counsel: Chris Ford
RMA Contact: Cathy Begley Ph: 03 366 4344 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
PO Box 13 046,
71 Corsair Drive,
Phone: 03 366 4344
Fax: 03 341 6792