Taranaki Whānui ki Te Upoko o Te Ika is a collective that comprises people of Te Atiawa, Taranaki, Ngāti Ruanui, Ngāti Tama and others including Ngāti Mutunga from a number of Taranaki iwi whose ancestors migrated to Wellington in the 1820s and 30s and who signed the Port Nicholson Block Deed of Purchase in 1839. For more detail see Definition of Taranaki Whānui ki Te Upoko o Te Ika [PDF, 113KB] from the Deed of Settlement.
Population: 14,500 registered members.
This rohe map is based on the Area of Interest agreed between Taranaki Whānui ki te Upoko o te Ika and the Crown in the Deed of Settlement signed on 19 August 2008. Taranaki Whānui ki te Upoko o te Ika Area of Interest from the Deed of Settlement [JPG, 122KB].
The Port Nicholson Block covers the upper reaches of Upper Hutt City to the Rimutaka Ranges south to Turakirae on the south east coast. It covers Hutt City, Upper Hutt City and Wellington City. It includes the harbour, foreshore and seabed and extends from the south west coast to Kiokio, returning to Tawa.
This rohe of Taranaki Whānui ki te Upoko o te Ika extends into the regions or districts of the following local authorities.
Contact information for marae may be provided by the Representative Organisation at their discretion.
Taranaki Whānui ki te Upoko o te Ika does not have hapū.
|Pipitea||Te Upoko o te Ika a Māui||Thorndon Quay, Wellington|
|Te Tatau o Te Pō||Te Tatau o Te Pō||437 Hutt Road, Alicetown|
|Waiwhetū||Arohanui ki te Tangata / Te Ra o Te Raukura||Riverside Drive, Waiwhetu|
1 Iwi Representative Organisation:
Last updated: 23/12/2016
Post-Treaty settlement governance entity [ Port Nicholson Block (Taranaki Whānui ki Te Upoko o Te Ika) Claims Settlement Act 2009 ].
Represents Taranaki Whānui ki te Upoko o te Ika as an "iwi authority" for the purposes of the Resource Management Act 1991.
Legal entity: Common Law Trust
Governance structure: Eleven members representing descendants of ancestors of Taranaki Whānui (Te Atiawa, Ngāti Tama, Taranaki and Ngāti Ruanui) who settled in Whanganui A Tara.
Chairperson: Wayne Mulligan
CEO/GM: Jason Fox
Business Services Manager: Ben Jamison
Kaiwhakahaere Taiao – Environmental Manager: Lee Ruahina-August Ph: 04 4723872 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
PO Box 12-164,
1-3 Thorndon Quay,
Phone: 04 472 3872
Fax: 04 472 3874