Te Wānanga Kaitiaki Mana Whenua

Mana Whenua Kaitiaki Forum

​The Mana Whenua Kaitiaki Forum is a governance forum of the 19 hapū and iwi authorities of Tāmaki Makaurau.

The vision of the forum is for mana whenua and mataawaka to be thriving and leading in Tāmaki Makaurau. Their mission is to partner on all collective decisions that shape Tāmaki Makaurau.

Their partnership approach is guided by five pou:

  • Governance: Te Tiriti partner.
  • Culture and identity: Seen, heard, felt and celebrated.
  • Natural environment: Te taiao, te wai, te hau are thriving and cared for.
  • Wellbeing: Whānau are happy, healthy, thriving, and achieving.
  • Economic: Economic force at the whānau, hapū and iwi levels.