Iwi Trusts and Māori Organisations in Tasman 

There are several Iwi Trusts and a wide range of Māori business and community enterprises and social and cultural organisations in the Tasman District. This page lists contact details for these organisations.

Ngati Rarua Iwi Trust and Ngati Rarua Settlement Trust

Tokomaru House, 15 Kinross Street, PO Box 1026, Blenheim

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Te Atiawa Manawhenua Ki Te Tau Ihu Trust and Te Atiawa o Te Waka-a-Maui Trust

Waikawa Marae, 210 Waikawa Road, PO Box 340, Picton 7250

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Ngati Tama ki Te Waipounamu Trust

21 Buxton Square, PO Box 914,  Nelson 7040

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Ngāti Kōata Trust and Te Pātaka-a-Ngāti Koata Trust 

137 Vickerman Street, PO Box 1659, Nelson

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Ngati Kuia Trust 

25 Vickerman Street, Port Nelson, P.O. Box 968, Nelson 7010

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Ngāti Apā ki te Rā To Trust

78 Seymour Street, PO Box 708, Blenheim

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Te Runanga a Rangitāne o Wairau

 Level 4 Rangitane House, 2 Main Street, PO Box 883, Blenheim 7201

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Toa Rangatira Trust

26 Ngatitoa Street, Takapuwahia, PO Box 50355, Porirua

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Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu

71 Corsair Drive, Wigram, PO Box 13 046, Christchurch

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Tiakina Te Taiao Ltd

Tiakina te Taiao Ltd,  P.O. Box 1666 Nelson

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Wakatu Incorporation 

Wakatu Incorporation  has an asset base of $250 million, is a major landowner and is involved in fishing, acquaculture, tourism and viticulture. It is also active politically at regional and national levels, trades with other indigenous people and is recognised for innovation and leadership in Māori economic development.

Level 2, Wakatu House, Montgomery Square, PO Box 440, Nelson

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Ngati Rarua Ātiawa Iwi Trust

Ngati Rarua Atiawa Iwi Trust (NRAIT) was created to manage property on behalf of the descendants of the original Māori land owners in the Motueka. Since the formation of the Trust, the assets that were returned have been nurtured and developed to their current accomplished position.

Level 2, Wakatu House, Montgomery Square, PO Box 13, Nelson

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Manawhenua Ki Mohua 

PO Box 171, Takaka, 7142

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Te Āwhina Marae 

133 Pah Street, Motueka

The marae offers the following community services on-site:

  • Whanau Ora
  • Kaumatua activities programme

Te Piki Oranga (Māori Health Services) is based at Te Āwhina and offers:

  • CAMHS Counselling Services
  • Adult Mental Health & Addictions Counselling & Support
  • Quit Smoking Coach
  • Whanau & Tamariki Ora Nurses
  • Social Worker
  • Whanau support services
Address and Contacts
117 Pah St, Motueka

Te Kohanga Reo o Te Āwhina operates a Kohanga Reo (Māori Language Nest)

Phone: 03 528 7517

115 Pah St, Motueka

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Te Tau Ihu District Māori Council 

Harvey Ruru, 67 Emano Street, Nelson
  • Phone: 03 546 9556   
  • Fax: 03 546 9558

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Anglican Māori Mission 

67 Emano Street, Nelson
  • Phone: 03 546 9556   
  • Fax: 03 546 4940

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Māori Women's Welfare League - Te Wai Pounamu Region 

South Island contact - Susan Wallace:

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