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Haere mai, Welcome to the site of the Maori Government of Aotearoa Nu Tireni, and is the administrative body for the

Confederation of Chiefs of the United Tribes of New Zealand, established in 1834 and enacted on 1835

Misson Statement:

“ Whaia te iti Kahurangi

Ki te tuohu koe,

Meinga ki he Maunga teitei”

“Strive for Excellence

If you must bow

May it be to a lofty Mountain”



· Kotahitanga—Working in Unity

· Whanaungatanga– Family focused kinship ties

· Manaakitanga– Care and hospitality of our people and visitors

· Rangatiratanga-Showing leadership and chieftainship.

· Mana Whakahaere-Working with Authority in our decision making

· Whakapapa-Connection with our ancestors and future generations

· Kaitiakitanga– Caring for our environment and taonga , and maintaining  wairua.


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 Maori Government of Aotearoa Nu Tireni PO Box 27096, Hamilton, Aotearoa Nu Tireni (New Zealand) Ph 07 8493318 0or 027 8713044  email: tekawanatanga@govt.maori.nz