Nau Mai

As an iwi, we are here for the people. We are dedicated to supporting our people and uplifting our community and culture. We welcome all to engage with us and let us know how we can help you.

Who we are

Ngāti Kahungunu ki Tāmaki nui-a-Rua, located in the Tararua district. We are one of six rohe belonging to Ngāti Kahungunu.

Ngāti Kahungunu is the second largest tribe in New Zealand based on land-area and the third largest tribe based on members. Ngāti Kahungunu translates to 'people of Kahungunu'. Kahungunu is our chief, who was well known for growing crops, uplifting his people and created prosperity by ensuring the availability of food for his community.


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