Ko te Awa te mātāpuna o te ora

    The river is the source of spiritual and physical sustenance

    E rere kau mai te Awa nui mai i te Kāhui Maunga ki Tangaroa

    The great River flows from the mountains to the sea

    Ko au te Awa, ko te Awa ko au

    I am the River and the River is me

    Ngā manga iti, ngā manga nui e honohono kau ana, ka tupu hei Awa Tupua

    The small and large streams that flow into one another form one River

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    E rere kau mai te Awa nui mai i Te Kāhui Maunga ki Tangaroa,
    Ko Au te Awa, ko te Awa ko Au

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    Annual Report and Supporting Documents

    Thank you to everyone who joined our Annual General Meeting which was held virtually on September 12, 2021. 

    The following documentation and resources are now available online:

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    Annual Report 2020-2021

    You are welcome to view our latest Annual Report and Supplementary Documents now online.

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    Covid-19 Marae Relief Fund

    The Covid-19 Pandemic Marae Relief Fund provided a one-off payment per Marae of $10,000 to relieve financial tension that Covid-19 created.

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    Current Activities in Catchment

    This is a concise visual presentation of what activities are happening in the Te Awa Tupua Catchment.

    Scholarship Opportunity at Te Herenga Waka Victoria University

    Ngā Tāngata Tiaki o Whanganui has entered into a special relationship agreement with Te Herenga Waka Victoria University to support students who whakapapa to Whanganui iwi to receive support towards their study fees. 

    If you are a descendant of Whanganui Iwi and you are pursuing a recognised tertiary qualification at Victoria University then you are eligible to apply for the following:

    • Undergraduate scholarships of up to $3,000
    • Postgraduate scholarships of up to $10,000

    There are other scholarships and grants available for students at tertiary level and for those who wish to pursue other activities that can support the health and wellbeing of Te Awa Tupua.

    Are you an uri of Whanganui Iwi?

    Register online now!

    The Whanganui Iwi Register is a register of the members of Whanganui Iwi that is maintained by Ngā Tāngata Tiaki o Whanganui. It identifies you as a member of Whanganui Iwi and it enables Ngā Tāngata Tiaki to keep you up-to-date and informed about matters in which it is involved on behalf of Whanganui Iwi.

    Register Now

    Have you and your whānau registered for the Whanganui Iwi Registration?
    And are your details up to date?