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Te Arawa

Kia ora – Welcome to Te Arawa District Māori Council

On 20 May 2015 Te Arawa District Māori Council elections were held.

Te Arawa District Māori Council Executive are:

Appointments to NZMC are:

  • Toro Bidois
  • Donna Hall
  • Rangi Wade

Te Arawa District Māori Council contact: RangimarieMahuika   rangimariemahuika@gmail.com

The boundary for Te Arawa district are from Te Puke in Western Bay of Plenty across to Whangaparaoa in the east, and inland to the western shores of Waikaremoana.  Across to Taupo and Taumarunui at the southern end, heading north to Mangakino and Tirau returning across the Mangorewa ranges to Te Puke

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About Us

The general functions of the New Zealand Māori Council are set out in the Māori Community Development Act 1962. This Act conveys the Council’s purpose and gives us the framework in which we operate.

Our Team

The NZ Māori Council is spearheaded by elected representatives from each Māori District. From within this national body, representatives are elected to advance the goals of the NZ Māori Council.

Our History

  • NZ Māori Council's rich and unique history can be traced back to the Kotahitanga movement and the Māori parliaments in the 1800s.

  • If you have any information about the history of the NZ Māori Council please contact us here: