Resource Management

The Development Trust is involved in resource consent applications,
protection of waahi tapu sites, water allocation and water quality
within te takapu o Tapuika.

Tapuika Reserves Management Plan

In partnership with the Department of Conservation Tapuika are developing a Reserves Management Plan. DoC have employed Raponi Wilson to fullfill this role. Raponi is in consultation with Iwi and Hapu through and is exercising our thoughts through wananga. you can also follow Raponi's korero on facebook

Te Maru o Kaituna River Authority

The Tapuika Iwi Authority is a member of Te Maru
o Kaituna River Authority established under the Tapuika Claims
Settlement Act 2014, and administered by the Bay of Plenty Regional
Council. The purpose of Te Maru o Kaituna River Authority is:

the restoration, protection and enhancement of the Kaituna River,
the establishment of the Kaituna River Document

Te Maru o Kaituna River Authority is a 50/50 partnership between
mandated Iwi with an interest in the Kaituna River,
Regional and Local Councillors that utilise the Kaituna River.
Each representative serves a term of 3 years.

The Chair of Te Maru o Kaituna River Authority is Dean Flavell
– Tapuika Iwi Authority representative

Deputy Chair Arapeta Tahana
– Deputy Chair Bay of Plenty Regional Council representative

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Māori Education Trust 2020 Tertiary Scholarships

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Te Matai Lands Trust Hui - RANGIURU No.11 - 16 NOV Tia Marae 10AM

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SPECIAL NOTICE - $10k Teaching Scholarships

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An opportunity to contribute as a Tapuika Development Trust Board member - closes 20th Dec 2019

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Freshwater Flash -World Rivers Day edition - September 2019

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BOPRC - Funding for community projects

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Mātauranga Māori - Summer Internship

If you are passionate about te taiao, mātauranga Māori and conservation, this could be for you. An opportunity to do a paid summer internship with the Department of Conservation in Rotorua isRead more

Waiari E-News Sept 2019

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Tapuika Whakarauora Reo Ra Whakangahau 2019

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$10,000 The Sir Hugh Kawharu Masters Scholarship for Innovation in Science

The Sir Hugh Kawharu Masters Scholarship for Innovation in Science is a scholarship for Māori students who are engaged in masters level study in the sciences. It is awarded by the Kawharu FoundationRead more