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Annual General Meeting 2020 Online


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

The Annual G…

Whanganui iwi poised to offer support and urge whānau to stay calm

The government has announced that as of midday Wednesday, the Auckland Region will go into Alert Lev…

Whanganui iwi register update

A major drive is being led by Ngā Tāngata Tiaki o Whanganui to ensure that descendants of the river …

He Waka Pakoko

20 years on since the Whanganui Iwi Development Summit was held at Putiki Marae the landscape contin…

Expo 2020

The indigenous environmental ethos of kaitiakitanga will be the underlying theme of New Zealand’s pa…


Do you whakapapa to the Whanganui River? Would you and your whānau like to be registered on the Whanganui Iwi Database? What does that mean?

It means that you get sent pānui and updates on kaupapa related to the Whanganui River and Te Awa Tupua, the people and the river from the Mountains to the Sea. You can also apply for the different grants that are advertised on our website and facebook page.

If you are already on the database and need to up date your details please head to the database or send us an email at