As outlined in the Rūnanga's Trust DeedTakiwā means a representative group of Marae/Hapū and can also include individuals acting through their duly appointed Trustee.  Takiwā are located within Te Whare o Puhi, Tāmaki Makaurau ki Te Rerenga Wairua and are named, ​respectively

Te Takiwā o Ngāpuhi ki Whangarei;

Te Rōpū Takiwā o Mangakahia

Ngāpuhi ki te Hauauru

Ngāpuhi Hokianga ki te Raki

Ngā Ngaru o Hokianga

Taiāmai ki te Marangai

Te Rūnanga o Taumarere ki Rākaumangamanga

Te Takiwā o Ngāti Hine

Te Takiwā o Ngāpuhi ki te Tonga o Tāmaki Makaurau

Ngāpuhi ki Waitemata.


Each Takiwā has a nominated and elected representative on the Board of Trustees.  Te Takiwā o Ngāti Hine have withdrawn their representation on the Board of Trustees.

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 and can advise when their Takiwā hui are held.

The geographical areas that each Takiwā represents is show in the maps below and in the information provided here