Mana whenua have a unique role to play in governance and leadership in Auckland. This is a role that they have undertaken for hundreds of years and which was instrumental in the establishment of Auckland.
Enabling partnerships with mana whenua in
Tāmaki Makaurau honours our commitment to the Treaty and provides a pathway towards a future-focused dynamic, successful Auckland.
The Mana Whenua
Kaitiaki Forum, a collective of the 19
iwi authorities, has identified several priorities to advance collectively:
Achieving these aspirations requires partnership and collaboration with central and local government organisations.