Te Iwi o Ngati Tukorehe Trust (TIONTT)

Act:  tukCharitable Trust Act
Purpose: Responsible for implementation of the Iwi Strategic Plan
Governance Structure: 7 elected Iwi representatives
Governance Representation: 

Chairperson -           Keremihana Heke

Committee -             Anne Heke,

                                  Rawiri Richmond,

                                  Nanette Wehipeihana,

                                  Jane Poestch

                                  Cathy Tait-Jamieson



General Manager - Kelly Bevan 

Education Manager - Lindsay Poutama

Rules: Trust Deed
Accountability: Beneficiaries of Te Iwi o Ngati Tukorehe


Our Vision:

"Ka whitingia te ra ki nga uri o Tukorehe"
"Ngati Tukorehe descendants succeeding in the present and the future"

This vision comes from our tupuna who laid the platform before us to ensure we had a future that could be developed for our next generation to benefit from.

Our Mission:

"Ka tika a muri, ka tika a mua, ka rere pai nga ahuaatanga katoa"
"Uplifting all that is Tukorehe"

Our Guiding Principles (Values):

These guiding principles set the boundaries within which we will work and are not to be compromised for financial gain or short term expediency.


 .                 Manaakitanga .                 Passion 
 .                Communication .                 Whanaungatanga
 .                 Leadership .                 Innovation
 .                 Vision .                Tino Rangatiratanga

Te Iwi o Ngati Tukorehe Key Strategies (9 Strategies)

These 9 Key Strategies will unify and strengthen the mana and mauri of our Iwi to achieve our vision.

Strategy 1 - Ahi Kaa
To strengthen sustain and maintain the Ahi Kaa - people and places

Strategy 2 - Education
Ensuring our pakeke, tamariki, mokopuna & kaumatua achieve their full potential in education

Strategy 3 - Whenua
Sustainable control and ownership of Te Iwi o Ngati Tukorehe lands by exercising Mana Whenua

Strategy 4 - Te Reo
Promote nourish and advance Te Reo

Strategy 5 - Economic Development
Identify, develop and grow economically sustainable opportunities

Strategy 6 - Wellbeing
Promote and support whanau wellbeing

Strategy 7 - Tukorehetanga
Preserve and maintain those things which are unique to Te Iwi o Ngati Tukorehe

Strategy 8 - Environment
To create a sustainable environment for Te Iwi o Ngati Tukorehe their descendants and dependants

Strategy 9 - Relationships
Develop maintain and strengthen relationships for and with Te Iwi o Ngati Tukorehe