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Te Tau Ihu

About the region

Rohe Delegate

Tom Alesana

Rohe Committee

Te Tau Ihu o Te Waka o Maui Māori Culture Council

Rohe Chairman

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There are eight Iwi in Te Tau Ihu:

  • Ngāti Kuia
  • Rangitāne
  • Ngāti Apa
  • Ngāti Koata
  • Ngāti Rārua
  •  Ngāti Tama
  • Te Āti Awa
  • Ngāti Toa

The Māori population residing in Te Tauihu is just under 20% of the total regional population.  The region spreads across 3 District Councils.

Kapa Haka in the region has evolved over the past 40 years. And within the past 10 years the focus has been on developing strategies to increase more competitive groups.


Responsibility to your Rohe:

Te Tau Ihu o Te Waka a Maui Māori Culture Council provides opportunities to promote and develop Kapa Haka in Te Tauihu.


Rohe boundaries:

Nelson, Tasman, Blenheim, Picton.


Regional Contacts

Tom Alesana
Rohe Delegate
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Qualifying Teams

The following  team qualified for Te Matatini 2019 in Te Whanganui ā Tara:

  

Kia Ngāwari

Louisa Paul

Click here to email the team