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Other Iwi Authorities (Te Tai Tokerau)

Note that the term “iwi authority” is defined in the RMA only for the purposes of that Act. This does not in itself specifically imply formal Crown recognition of that group as an iwi, nor formal recognition by the Crown of that “iwi authority” to act on behalf of that iwi.


Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Hine

Last updated: 14/06/2017


Resource Management Act consultation. Represents this group as an "iwi authority" for the purposes of the Resource Management Act 1991.

Hapu Represented: Ngati Hine

Area of Interest (Rohe): Click to see Area of Interest map [JPG, 83KB].

Local Authorities: Northland Regional Council; Whangarei District Council; Far North District Council

Note: Iwi status of Ngāti Hine under the Māori Fisheries Act 2004: Section 24 of the Māori Fisheries Act states that if Ngāti Hine withdraws from the joint mandated iwi organisation of Ngāpuhi in accordance with the constitutional documents of Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Hine becomes, upon completion if its withdrawal, an iwi for the purposes of the Act (sections 19 - 23 set out the detail of this process).

Legal entity: Charitable Trust

Governance structure: Thirteen Ngāti Hine marae provide 3 representatives each to Te Mara a Hineamaru, the tribal parliament.

Deputy Chair: Pita Tipene

Chairperson: Te Waihoroi Shortland

Secretary: Rowena Tana

RMA Contact: Marlema (Dolly) Baker Ph: 021 0867 1661 Email: ngatirairakaongatihine@gmail.com

Postal Address:
PO Box 36,
Kawakawa 0243.

Physical Address:
7 Wynyard Street,
Kawakawa.

Phone: 09 404 0942

Mobile: 021 513 428

Email: rowena@ttohn.co.nz