Established for all people of Ngāpuhi descent and rooted firmly to Ngāpuhi tikanga and cultural values, Te Rūnanga-Ā-Iwi O Ngāpuhi was incorporated as a charitable trust on 28 April 1989.  It is registered under the Charitable Trusts Act 1957. 

The Rūnanga is governed by a board of 9 Trustees, elected triennially from nine takiwā.

The takiwā each represent the Ngāpuhi population contained in a geographical area and are usually closely linked by whakapapa

 

The board’s role includes:

Pursuing the vision: Kia tū tika ai te whare tapu o Ngāpuhi

Exercising its delegated authority in the spirit of consultation with, and empowerment of, the whānau, hapū and marae of Ngāpuhi

For more information you can read the Trust Deed here.

 

Te Rūnanga-Ā-Iwi O Ngāpuhi Trustees

Rāniera T (Sonny) Tau - Chair

Ngāpuhi ki te Hauāuru Trustee

Hapū: Ngāti Hinemutu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Annette Kaipo

Te Rōpū Takiwā o Mangakahia Trustee

Hapū: Ngāti Terino, Te Kumutu

Brian Joyce 

Te Takiwā o Ngāpuhi ki Te Tonga o Tāmaki Makaurau Trustee

Hapū: Ngāti Toro

Mike Kake - Deputy Chair

Te Takiwā o Ngāpuhi ki Whangarei Trustee

Hapū: Ngāti Hau, Ngāti Hine, Te Parawhau

Helene Leaf

Ngā Ngaru o Hokianga Trustee

Hapū: Te Hikutu

Te Rau Allen

Taiāmai ki te Marangai Trustee

Hapū: Te Whiu, Ngāti Kahu ki Whangaroa, Te Wahineiti, Ngai Tawake ki Tuawhenua, Ngāti Tautahi, Ngāti Whakaeke, Ngāti Pakau, Ngā Wharara, Ngāti Te Ara, Ngāti Kopaki, hapū ririki nō Ngāti Hine, Ngāti Rehia

Lorraine Young

Te Rūnanga o Taumārere ki Rakaumangamanga Trustee

Hapū:

Ngawai Tuson

Ngāpuhi Hokianga ki te Raki Trustee

Hapū: Ngāti Toro, Ngāti Hine, Kohatutaka

Wane Wharerau

Ngāpuhi ki Waitematā Trustee

Hapū: Ngāti Hine, Ngāi Tawake, Māhurehure, Ngāti Hine

Keith Wihongi

Ngāpuhi ki te Hauāuru Proxy Trustee

Hapū: