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For all enquiries concerning the environment in the rohe of Tapuika, including consenting queries, please email

Tamatea Training & Workforce

Development Programme

In partnership with Huria Trust Tapuika uri are invited to apply for this exciting 'earn while you learn training opportunity, which will include working on the development of the Rangiuru Business Park Wetlands.  Course starts 26 March 2024. 

Please click here for more information 

Te Wao Nui o Tapuika

Watch this space for exciting information on our pest control and conservation project, Te Wao Nui o Tapuika.

Resource Management

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

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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