Te Tāwharau o Te Whakatōhea

Te Tāwharau o Te Whakatōhea is the post-settlement governance Iwi entity established to manage the settlement assets as well as the assets and liabilities of the Whakatōhea Māori Trust Board.

Te Tāwharau o Te Whakatōhea is governed by 16 Trustees who officially took office on the 9th of March 2024. Check out the successful candidates, Chair and Deputy Chair appointments .

Te Tāwharau o Te Whakatōhea

will receive, hold and manage Settlement and Whakatōhea Māori Trust Board assets for the benefit of its members.

Our Settlement

Exactly 183 years to the day over 500 whānau, manuhiri including Kingi Tūheitia and the wider Ōpōtiki community gathered at Whitikau on the 27th of May 2023 to witness the signing of the historic Settlement between Te Whakatōhea and the Crown.

Whakatōhea Register of Beneficiaries

We encourage all Whakatōhea whānau to register to the Whakatōhea Register of Beneficiaries.