Pānui | Updates


    A key focus has been the revitalisation of Waitaha culture at every opportunity possible. We have had interest by people offering to run the following cultural programmes Mau rakau Mahi raranga Waitaha history and tribal connections The above will become part of a 12 month calendar where all events, wananga, and programmes will be scheduled […]


    COVID-19 has impacted economies world wide.  This means lower interest rates and returns on our investment portfolio that funds our grants and scholarships.  For this reason, we are reviewing all grants and scholarships funded by the Trust.  Our priority is to make sure we plan for increases in the number of people we can fund, […]


    (Two, Three year term trustee positions) The following are profiles of the nominees wishing to stand for election this year.  All nominees will attend a Candidates meeting to be held at Hei Marae, Saturday 18th July commencing 10.00am.  The Candidates meeting is an opportunity for the Candidates to present to the beneficiaries, and for the […]

  • Director Appointments

    The Trust has recently increased its Directorship capacity from three to five.  The Board felt it important to grow the diversity in the decision making of commercial investments improving a sustainable future for Waitaha.  The Board welcomes our new Directors and looks forward to the value-add from their expertise, and experiences.  The newly appointed Directors […]

  • Kaiarahi Iwi Development

    Kaiarahi Iwi Development Fulltime position OR Job share Part time Te Kapu O Waitaha is the mandated PSGE responsible for the management and growth of Waitaha–A-Hei assets. The Trust also has a number of sub-entities responsible for iwi services, and wealth management. The Trust was first established in 2013, and will embark on furthering its […]

  • Hauora updates

    Waipu Hauora Waipu Hauora is a health service located in a small māori community called Matapihi, in Tauranga Moana. Established in the late 90’s – it is based at Hungahungatoroa marae, servicing whānau from around the small settlement. Their COVID-19 response has been swift. Interim Manager, Riria Gibbons says they’ve been delivering food parcels to […]


    Direct funding is available for any whanau living in Te Arawa rohe and who might be experiencing hardship as a result of COVID-19. A grant is available to help with essential living expenses, such as power, WIFI, rent, firewood, and urgent assistance with kai, partcularly households with tamariki. Call 0508TEARAWA (0800 832 7292) to apply.