Te Korowai o Wainuiārua (Central Whanganui) is the community of individuals who descend from one or more of the following tūpuna (ancestors): Tamakana, Tamahaki or Uenuku ki Manganui-o-te-Ao, nā Tūkaihoro.
Population: 2,178 registered members.
Te Korowai o Wainuiārua area of interest of Tamakana, Tamahaki and Uenuku begins on Ruapehu Maunga, Paratetaitonga down the Whakapapa Nui to the Whanganui River. Then down the Whanganui River to the southern boundary of the Koiro Block, then to the northern boundary of the Maraekowhai Block and onto the Taranaki Boundary. The boundary then moves in a south west direction 9 along the western boundaries of Maraekowhai Block and Taumatamahoe Block. Then in a south east direction down the Whakaihuwaka Block then across to the Whanganui River, down the River to Matahiwi. Then follow the Matahiwi track to Raukawa Falls then across to Rangiwaea Junction and onto Raketapauma, down to Mataroa and across to Moawhango. Up the Moawhango River to Lake Moawhango, then the boundary goes to the Whangaehu River and follows that river to Te Waiamoe then up to Paretetaitonga.
This rohe of Te Korowai o Wainuiārua (Central Whanganui) extends into the regions or districts of the following local authorities.
Contact information for hapū and marae may be provided by the Representative Organisation at their discretion.
Hapū are associated with all Marae.
|Ngāti Rangi ki Manganui-o-te-Ao|
|Mākaranui||No wharenui||350 Raetihi - Ohākune Road, Raetihi|
|Mangamingi||Tamakana||350 Raetihi - Ohākune Road, Raetihi|
|Mo te Katoa||Motekatoa||Valley Road, Raetihi|
|Raetihi||Ko te Whakaarotahi ki te Whakapono||49 Raetihi - Ohākune Road, Raetihi|
1 Iwi Representative Organisation:
Last updated: 22/03/2017
Mandate recognised by the Crown for Treaty of Waitangi settlement negotiations.
Legal entity: Charitable Trust
Governance structure: 38 trustees comprising 26 hapū, 3 marae (Raetihi, Mangamingi and Mākaranui) 3 Wai claimants, 3 uri and 3 rangatahi.
Note: Uenuku Charitable Trust represents uri of Uenuku for all matters; it represents Uenuku, Tamakana and Tamahaki only for Treaty settlement purposes.
Chairperson: Aiden Gilbert
Treaty Project Manager: Steven Hirini
Office Manager: Ariana Taura
PO Box 102,
28 Queen Street,
Phone: 06 385 4900
Mobile: 027 556 6193 / 021 651 958