09 March 2018 -
Haukāinga urging for more protection over Te Waikoropupū Spring

- click here to view Te Karere report


Te Waikoropupu Springs campaigners fear council will grant consents

- click here to view article on stuff


28 February 2018 - AGM and Call for Nominations

AGM - Saturday 28 April 2018, 10.00 am at the Trust Office , 74 Waimea Road Nelson, followed by Hakari

Calling for Nominations for two general trustees, see panui for detailed notices full application details and forms

Notice of Election of Trustees,
Calling for Nominations and Annual General Meeting
for Ngāti Tama ki Te Waipounamu Trust

click here to download (PDF131kb)

Trustee Nomination Forms
click here to download (PDF 90kb)


26 February 2018 - Media Release

Nelson Iwi Urge the Nation to Get in Behind Water Conservation Order
to Protect Te Waikoropupū Springs Before Deadline of New Submission Date
click here to download (PDF 109kb)


01 February 2018

Water Conservation Order (WCO) for Te Waikoropupū and Associated Water Bodies
Submissions open 31st January 2018 and close 4pm 28th February 2018

Whānau Information Pack - click here to download (PDF 1.1MB)

Submission Form - Submission on an application for a water conservation order for Te Waikoropupū Springs and associated water bodies (Form 30). - click here to download (PDF 306kb)


20 December 2017

Grant Applications

2018 Grants Informaton Sheet - click here to download (PDF 486kb)

Pre-school, Primary and Intermediate, High School Grant Application Form - click here to download (PDF 954kb)

Tertiary, Vocational and Manaaki Grant Application Form - click here to download (PDF 931kb)


06 December 2017

New “TE PUNA” Newsletter - Issue , November 2017 - read more


13 September 2017

Job Description - RESOURCE MANAGER - read more


31 August 2017

New “TE PUNA” Newsletter - read more


06 July 2017

Experienced directors impart wisdom to encourage diversity - read more

29 June 2017

Update on the Te Waikoropupū Water Conservation Order – read more

29 May 2017

Mane Tahere joins staff at the Ngāti Tama ki Te Waipounamu Trust! - read more.


19 April 2017 PĀNUI: Urgent Notice

Election and AGM cancelled. Election process to be rerun. New AGM date to be advised - click here for more.

05 April 2017 - Director Vacancy, Tama Asset Holding Company Limited

An opportunity has arisen for a new director to join the Board of their subsidiary, Tama Asset Holding Company Limited (TAHC) which manages all the commercial assets.  - Read more >>


03 March 2017 - Submission to the Social Services Select Committee, Children, Young Persons and Their Families (Oranga Tamariki) Legislation Bill

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23 December 2016 - KAWERONGO O TAMA - Here o Pipiri Pānui, Hakihea 2016

Ngāti Tama Christmas Pānui - Click here to download PDF


07 November 2016 - Announcement - Change in Leadership

Click here to download PDF - Kia ora whānau. The Trustees of the Ngāti Tama ki Te Waipounamu Trust have received the resignation of Leanne Manson as Chair of the Ngāti Tama Ki Te Waipounamu Trust. Leanne will remain on the Board as a Trustee. read more >>


25 October 2016 - October pānui- Nau Mai Haere Mai, Renee Thomas

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14 June 2016 - New Appointment: Ngāti Tama Ki Te Waipounamu Trust welcomes our new General Manager

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04 May 2016 - Find out who our Education Grant Recipients are

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05 May 2016 - Applications for a Cultural Trust Trustee

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Ngāti Tama ki te Waipounamu Trust Annual General Meeting 2016

Annual Report and Information -


Ngāti Tama ki te Waipounamu Trust Elections 2016 - Call for Nominations



Christmas Pānui - 22 December 2015



30 August 2015

- Chair's Report
- Inter-Iwi hui
- Te Waka ā Maui
- New Tama Directors and Trustee
- Board strategic direction
- Ngāti Tama ki Te Tau Ihu Cultural Trust update
- Taonga Tuturu
- 2015 Te Tau Ihu Economic Summit
- Ngā Kupa Ora Māori Book Awards


10 July 2015

Expression of Interest Sought for Directorship
Ngāti Tama ki Te Waipounamu Trust is seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified and experienced individuals to appoint as directors on to their commercial company, Tama Asset Holding Company Limited.

July 2015 - Consultation Hui - Te Taitapu Prospecting Permits

Meeting: Matthew Howard - Strategic Elements with Mohua whānau whānui.
Take: Te Taitapu Prospecting Permits issued to Strategic Materials Pty Ltd.
Date: Thursday 9th July Place: Golden Bay High School Hall - Takaka
Time: 7.00pm

If whānau are interested in attending please contact Bev Purdie (manawhenuakimohua@gmail.com) by 1st July 2015.


May 2015 Pānui

Ngāti Tama ki Te Waipounamu Trust announces new Chair and Deputy Chair.

Ngāti Tama ki Te Waipounamu Trust are pleased to announce that at our board hui on 16 May 2015, Leanne Manson, mokopuna of Taare Te Waari Ward-Holmes and Titiraukura Meihana and the youngest daughter of Janice and Reg Manson has been elected as our new Trust Chairperson.

Read the May pānui here »


2015 AGM Booklet

Ngāti Tama ki Te Waipounamu Trust 2nd Annual General Meeting

Venue: Onetahua Marae
Date: Sunday, 12 April 2015


  • Karakia Timatatanga 
  • Apologies 
  • Receive Trustees’ Report 
  • Confirm the 2014 AGM Minutes 
  • Presentations from Trustee Candidates 
  • Receive and Consider the Audited Annual Financial Statements 
  • Appointment of Auditor 
  • Presentation of draft Strategic Plan 
  • Election of Trustees 
  • Fix Fees of Trustees 
  • General Business 
  • Announcement of New Trustees 
  • Karakia Whakamutunga

Click here to download booklet (PDF 8.3MB)


Tama Asset Holding Company Annual Report 2013-14 Year

To achieve sustainable earnings, to grow the Tama Asset Holding Company, to provide a return to Ngāti Tama so it can carry out its objectives.

Click here to download report (PDF 832KB)

Tama Group Annual Plans will be available from the office on request.


Ngāti Tama Pānui, February 2013

August 2014 Pānui

Invitation to attend Ngāti Tama ki Te Waipounamu Celebrations and Wananga 2-4 January 2015

The Ngāti Tama ki Te Tau Ihu Cultural Trustees wish to extend a warm invitation to all our Iwi whānau to join us to celebrate and mark the successful completion of our Treaty settlement with the Crownn, and to wananga together as proud Ngāti Tama ki Te Waipounamu.

Read the August pānui here »


February 2013 Pānui

Featured this month:

  • Important Dates for 2013
  • Notice Calling for Trustee Nominatioins

    • Voting

Read the latest Ngāti Tama Pānui here »


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