The Whakapapa kōmiti consists of Waitaha koeke. Their role is to validate the whakapapa of all applications applying to be included on the Trust roll. As such, the komiti reserves the right to decline any application for registration who is not a descendant from Waitaha-ā-Hei. All decisions are full and final.
Who can Register?
Every individual who is
descended from Waitaha-ā-Hei and is 18 years or older
To be notified of iwi wananga, events, panui, hui
To receive information of benefits that you may be entitled to e.g. (Waitaha Grants and Te Arawa Fisheries Scholarships)
To vote on Waitaha matters, and Trust elections
If you have any questions or concerns please contact us.