CASE Space Camp Expedition for Ngāpuhi student

"I am so incredibly privileged and grateful that I got this once in a lifetime opportunity. This trip made me think about the world in different ways and gave me a glimpse into the outside world." (2018 Discretionary Funding Recipient)

An archaeological dig in the Bay of Islands has uncovered further evidence of what is thought to be one of the earliest sites of human habitation in New Zealand.

Symposium looks at building Māori social economy

Iwi leaders are working together and sharing insights on how to build the Māori economy and create jobs.

Northlanders can have say on Waitangi Treaty Grounds becoming National Historic Landmark

Northlanders can have their say on a proposal to recognise iconic Waitangi Treaty Grounds as a National Historic Landmark.

Meningitis cases continue to rise

Meningococcal disease is on the rise, with 120 cases and 10 deaths reported in 2018, compared with 112 cases and 9 deaths the previous year.

Matatini scalpers prey on kapa haka fans

Te Matatini organisers are warning people against buying tickets for the kapa haka extravaganza from unauthorised sites.

Māori pou to be carved in Antarctica

A pair of Māori carvers are off to Antartica for two weeks to complete two whakawae (door frames) and a pare (lintel) they carved for Scott Base.

New series Colonial Combat to debut at the end of 2019

A new web series set around the time of the Treaty of Waitangi mixes our colonial history with pop culture in a fiction world where conflict between Māori and colonists are settled in a WWE-style wrestling ring.



Tickets now on sale for BLUES vs CHIEFS: Pre Season Game

@Saturday, 2 February 2019, 3pm Kick Off (Kaikohe RFC Grounds, Lindvart Park, Kaikohe). General Admission: Adult $15 (18+ yrs) Junior $5 (5-17yrs) Free (0-4yrs). Grandstand Unallocated Seating: Adult/Junior $30.

Te Pa o Hone Heke and Hongi Hika

@Saturday, 9 March 2019, (Kaikohe). Following on from this year's successful Kaikohekohe NZ Māori Land Wars 2nd Anniversary, held on 10 March at Northland College, planning is underway for the 2019 commemoration. The organisers are seeking interest from people who would like to be involved in the event, from roles in historic re-enactments and performances to running stalls and helping to make hangi. For more details contact Willi Maihi 09 405 2428, 021 033 4507 or email debbie.willi@slingshot.co.nz



About Takiwā

There are 9 Takiwā and each has a nominated and elected representative on the Board of Trustees.

As outlined in the Rūnanga's Trust Deed, Takiwā means a representative group of Marae/Hapū and can also include individuals acting through their duly appointed Trustee.

Each Takiwā is governed by an executive committee, including but not limited to a chairperson, secretary and treasurer.  Takiwā also meet regularly. A list of current takiwā executive representatives are available here.

Takiwā Facebook pages

Ngā Ngaru o Hokianga 

Te Rōpū Takiwā O Mangakāhia

Te Takiwā o Ngāpuhi ki Waitematā 



Governance and Operations Report to Takiwā: January 2019

The Rūnanga Chair and CEO are pleased to provide Ngāpuhi with a summary report of the progress and performance for the Rūnanga.

Apply now for your 2019 Ngāpuhi Education Scholarship

Te Rūnanga-Ā-Iwi O Ngāpuhi introduced and established the Ngāpuhi Education Scholarships in 2003. The overall aim of the Ngāpuhi Education Scholarships is to assist students registered on the Ngāpuhi Iwi Register to:

  • Fulfil their potential for academic success
  • Encourage applicants to contribute their knowledge and skills towards the wellbeing and development of Ngāpuhi whānau, hapū and iwi.

Development Funding Opportunities

Te Rūnanga-Ā-Iwi O Ngāpuhi provide funding to assist and support Ngāpuhi marae and hapū communities achieve their development goals. The fund is delivered across three funding streams; the Hapū Development fund, Minor Capital Works fund and Major Marae Project Assistance fund. 

Update your registration details so we can keep you informed of important information and events

Contact us on 0800 NGAPUHI (0800 6427844) or email registrations@ngapuhi.org