The Te Arawa Maori Trust Board was established in 1924, pursuant to Section 27 of the Native Land Amendment Act and the Native Land Claims Adjustment Act 1922, and now operates under the Maori Trust Board’s Act 1955.
Nga Kaihautu o Te Arawa Executive Council (Kaihautu Executive Council) has the mandate to negotiate the settlement of historical Treaty of Waitangi claims for certain Te Arawa iwi and hapu who are affiliated with the Kaihautu Executive Council.
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The tribe traces its roots to the arrival of Kupe, the great navigator, who sailed from Tahiti to Aotearoa in 950AD and whose presence is commemorated in place names around the rohe. Ngati Hei is named for the esteemed spiritual tauira (authority) Hei, w