NZ Police2014-01-10T00:55:52+13:00

We have a number of relationships with the Police. Our kaumatua advise the senior management in the Wairarapa and various kai mahi engage with officers across the board

Corrections Department2013-09-01T11:05:48+12:00

We have had a long relationship with Corrections. Our key contact locally is Siobhan Garlick. We are also developing cultural programmes with the department

Te Puni Kōkiri2013-09-01T11:05:16+12:00

TPK provide us with an immeasurable amount of assistance both strategically and financially. Dick Smith is our key contact

The Ministry of Social Development2013-09-01T11:04:46+12:00

We run several contracts funded by MSD including Whanau/Youth Social Work and Social Workers in Schools.

Child, Youth and Family2013-09-01T11:04:17+12:00

As above, CYFS engagement is with Head Office (funding ) and directly with our local office where we engage in supporting whanau and children in our community

DOC Department Of Conservation2013-09-01T11:03:41+12:00

Another key relationship given our affinity and connection to the land. Although we engage in most of DOC’s business we are greatly involved in Pukaha Mt Bruce and Lake Wairarapa

Ministry for Primary Industries2013-09-01T11:02:20+12:00

Rangitāne maintain their kaitiakitanga or guardianship of the Wairarapa coastline. Part of this role includes the issuing of customary fishing permits

The Office of Treaty Settlements2013-09-01T11:00:12+12:00

OTS assist iwi to manage their treaty negotiations

Crown Forestry Rental Trust2013-09-01T10:59:42+12:00

CFRT provide funding to assist iwi to settle their claim

Te Ohu Kaimoana2013-09-01T10:59:09+12:00

TOKM are engaged with Maori to ensure fisheries settlements are developed and maintained

Greater Wellington2013-09-01T10:54:13+12:00

Rangitāne have been signatures of the Charter of Understanding with Greater Wellington since 1993 alongside the other six iwi of the region. We have two members on the inter-iwi agency Aratahi

Masterton District Council2013-09-01T10:53:40+12:00

Our matua hapu Ngati Hamua is largely based in the Masterton district so its not surprising that we have a strong and multi-faceted relationship with this particular council. A Memorandum of Partnership with MDC was signed in 2007

Carterton District Council2013-09-01T10:53:07+12:00

Another district of significance to Rangitāne. We are working towards formalizing our relationship with CDC

South Wairarapa District Council2013-09-01T10:52:35+12:00

We have membership to the SWDC Maori Standing Committee


One of the biggest employers of Maori in our rohe and significant too given our potential interests in Ngaumu forest and the forestry industry. We’ve enjoyed a strong relationship with JNL including its Japanese owners

Wairarapa Chamber of Commerce2013-09-01T10:43:39+12:00

We are members of this organisation and see the potential to work alongside fellow Wairarapa businesses to ensure a successful and productive province

Masterton Trust Lands Trust MTLT2013-09-01T10:42:56+12:00

Our office is situated on MTLT land. We also see similarities in our purposes and benefits to our communities

Trust House2013-09-01T10:40:12+12:00

A major source of funding for the many community projects and initiatives we are involved in

Aotearoa Fisheries Limited2013-09-01T10:39:24+12:00

Rangitāne have signed a five year agreement (2008-2013) to sell our fisheries quota to this company. There are many benefits including guaranteed price, expansion opportunities and pataka kai

Toi Wairarapa2013-09-01T10:34:57+12:00

The Arts Cultural and Heritage Board. We have a strong link with the board. This service has been working out of our offices since July 2007

Ara Toi2013-09-01T10:31:02+12:00

We are often invited to advise on exhibits and ceremonies at Aratoi. We also contribute to the strategic plan

Wairarapa Cultural Trust2013-09-01T10:30:28+12:00

This is the Trust that governs Aratoi. We have a rep on the Board – Stephanie Turner

Toi Rangitāne2013-09-01T10:29:46+12:00

A future initiative that we’d like to develop where we act as a conduit for Rangitāne artists to the online community

Wairarapa DHB2013-09-01T10:28:50+12:00

We have three reps on the iwi liaison committee – Te Iwi Kainga of which Mike Kawana is the current Chair. We also enjoy a direct relationship with the DHB Chair and CE

Wairarapa PHU2013-09-01T10:28:12+12:00


Public Health Unit

Wairarapa PHO2016-06-16T00:05:53+12:00


Primary Health Organisation. Our representative on this Board is Angie Pourau


Primarily involved in Maori Mental Health delivering services such as Alcohol and Drug dependency programmes. Rangitāne provide a mandate to this organisation to work with our people


Maori-based heath service based in Masterton

Maori Women’s Welfare League2013-09-01T10:25:13+12:00

Two branches in the Wairarapa one in South Wairarapa and the other in Masterton

Kaumatua Councils2013-09-01T10:24:35+12:00

This kaumatua forum provides a means for our kaumatua to hui and discuss issues affecting our community. Various agencies also report to this forum

Wairarapa Moana2013-09-01T10:24:00+12:00

Wairarapa Moana provide scholarships to all those that whakapapa to the Wairarapa Moana. Contact them for more info

Papawai Kaikokirikiri Trust2013-08-29T10:41:38+12:00

Rangitāne have whakapapa to both these blocks of land and so any registered member of Rangitāne o Wairarapa can qualify for a Trust grant


We maintain a relationship with the Council and locally with the Wairarapa campus

Wairarapa REAP2013-08-30T08:57:41+12:00

We work together on a number of initiatives in the community


We are developing direct relationships with schools in the Wairarapa


We are developing our relationships with early childhood agencies

Te Wananga o Aotearoa2013-08-29T10:19:08+12:00

Rangitāne supports the wananga’s vision to offer quality affordable education opportunities to all New Zealanders. The Wananga, which is based in Papaioea (Palmy North) manages its Te Ara Reo courses form our offices at Te Hamua

Ara Tahi GW2013-08-30T08:58:41+12:00

This is the regional inter-iwi forum under the GW umbrella



We have representation on this Maori Standing Committee

Pukaha Mt Bruce2016-10-25T06:08:03+13:00

We are on the Board of Pukaha Mt Bruce and are heavily involved in the direction of this very popular visitor attraction.

Makoura Stream2013-08-29T10:07:52+12:00

We have been involved in the setting up of this care group

Papawai Stream2013-08-30T08:59:38+12:00

Based around our marae at Papawai this care group is a great example of the community caring for its natural resources

Sustainable Wairarapa2013-08-29T09:50:08+12:00

We are invited to participate in this groups activities, many of which mirror out tikanga and philosophy as kaitiaki

Ngati Kahungunu ki Wairarapa2013-09-01T11:10:37+12:00

Our Wairarapa whanaunga who share almost the exact rohe and people as us. Based in Masterton at Wairarapa Moana House – Park St, Masterton

Ngati Kahungunu Iwi Inc.2013-09-01T11:09:58+12:00

NKII are the over-arching Board that are made up of the six constituent and two taura here reps

Tanenuiarangi Manawatu Inc2013-09-01T11:09:25+12:00

Based in Palmerston North. Part of our MIO (Fisheries company)

Rangitāne o Tamaki Nui a Ru2013-09-01T11:08:31+12:00

Our immediate northern iwi neighbours based in Dannevirke. We are negotiating our claim settlements with them. Also involved in fisheries with us and Manawatu

Te Runanga o Rangitāne2013-09-01T11:08:11+12:00

TROR – This forum has representation from all five Rangitāne takiwa (constituents). Its purpose is to provide a forum to celebrate the entire iwi e.g. the Rangitāne festival