Tāmaki Makaurau

Kotahi te tari ā-rohe a Te Puni Kōkiri i Tāmaki Makaurau.

Office locations

Our offices can be reached via contact details below.

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Te Puni Kōkiri House
9 Ronwood Avenue
Auckland 2104
PO Box 97 005
South Auckland Mail Centre
Manukau 2240
0800 875 285

Our rohe

The Tāmaki Makaurau region stretches from the South Kaipara in the north to the southern reaches of the Mānukau Harbour, from Ngāti Whātua in the North to Ngāti Paoa in the South.

Regional Director

Martin Mariassouce (Ngāti Whatua)

Regional Director - Tāmaki Makaurau

Realising the potential of Māori communities in Auckland has been an enduring passion for the Regional Director who has been working in the region for more than two decades.

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Iwi in our region

There are 16 iwi represented in Tāmaki Makaurau region:

  • Ngāti Whātua
  • Ngāti Whātua o Ōrākei
  • Ngāti Whātua o Kaipara
  • Te Uri o Hau
  • Te Kawerau ā Maki
  • Ngāti Te Ata Waiohua
  • Ngāti Tamaoho
  • Ngāi Tai ki Tāmaki
  • Te Ahiwaru
  • Te Ākitai Waiohua
  • Ngāti Maru
  • Ngāti Tamaterā
  • Ngāti Paoa
  • Ngāti Whanaunga
  • Te Patukirikiri
  • Ngāti Rehua

The iwi listed have been sourced through a directory of iwi and Māori organisations, Te Kāhui Māngai, and our regional offices. The iwi listed do not necessarily reflect the views of Te Puni Kōkiri. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any queries.

About Te Kāhui Māngai

Te Kāhui Māngai (Directory of Iwi and Māori Organisations) gives information on iwi identified in the Māori Fisheries Act 2004, and those iwi/hapū that have begun the process of negotiating settlement of their historical Treaty of Waitangi claims; and mandated Iwi Organisations to represent these iwi/hapū that have been recognised by the New Zealand Government.

You can view Te Kāhui Māngai here https://www.tkm.govt.nz/

Iwi radio stations

Local news and stories

Read our latest news and stories for this region.

Matariki stars bring our communities together

  • Date: 23 June 2022

As Aotearoa gears up to celebrate its first Matariki public holiday on Friday, Te Puni Kōkiri reflects on this significant kaupapa for Māori that it has always supported.

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Kura Kaupapa Māori keeping their West Auckland community safe

  • Date: 23 February 2022

Kaimahi from Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Hoani Waititi Marae have been putting in the hard yards to protect their community against COVID-19.

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Ngā Ara Whakatupuranga | Strengthening Māori leadership in the public service

  • Date: 20 January 2022

Te Puni Kōkiri and Te Ope Kātua (NZDF) have joined forces for a second year to tautoko their service personnel as they shed the uniform for civilian life.

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Locals invited to Haumaru Hard Ōtara Celebration

  • Date: 15 December 2021

A competition launched last month for Ōtara rangatahi is set to showcase the winning slogan, image and waiata this Saturday December 18 in a bid to celebrate local pride and engage taitamariki. The Haumaru Hard Ōtara competition asked for creative expressions of how tikanga Māori connects with vaccination.

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Waipareira the driving force behind vaccinating West Auckland

  • Date: 17 November 2021

Waitemata DHB is just days away from reaching the milestone 90 per cent double dose vaccination target. Whānau Waipareira has been at the forefront of vaccinating whānau in West Auckland, and beyond.

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Taitamariki event hopes to lift youth vaccination rates in Tāmaki Makaurau

  • Date: 26 October 2021

A “for taitamariki by taitamariki” vaccination event is running tomorrow in a bid to curb vaccine hesitation amongst young people in South Auckland.

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