Recognised iwi in the Māori Fisheries Act 2004. Recognised iwi in the Māori Fisheries Act 2004

Population: 1,641 (does not include 468 "Ngāti Mutunga region unspecified")

Rohe map for Ngāti Mutunga o Wharekauri (Chatham Islands).

All islands in Wharekauri (Chathams).

This rohe map represents the area over which Ngāti Mutunga o Wharekauri exercises kaitiakitanga for the purposes of the Resource Management Act 1991.


This rohe extends into the regions or districts of these local authorities:

Regional Council
Chatham Islands Council
Territorial Authority
Chatham Islands Council



Contact information for marae may be provided by the Representative Organisation at their discretion.

Ngāti Mutunga o Wharekauri (Chatham Islands) does not have hapū.

No Marae found.



Iwi Representative Organisations

1 Iwi Representative Organisation:


Ngāti Mutunga o Wharekauri Iwi Trust

Last updated: 11/01/2018


Mandate recognised by the Crown for Treaty of Waitangi settlement negotiations. Mandate recognised by the Crown for Treaty of Waitangi settlement negotiations.

Mandated iwi organisation in the Māori Fisheries Act 2004. Mandated iwi organisation in the Māori Fisheries Act 2004.

Iwi Aquaculture Organisation in the Māori Commercial Aquaculture Claims Settlement Act 2004. Iwi Aquaculture Organisation in the Māori Commercial Aquaculture Claims Settlement Act 2004.

Resource Management Act consultation. Represents Ngāti Mutunga o Wharekauri (Chatham Islands) as an "iwi authority" for the purposes of the Resource Management Act 1991.

Tūhono organisation. Tūhono organisation.

Legal entity: Common Law Trust

Governance structure: One representative from Te Ika a Maui (North Island); One representative from Te Waipounamu (South Island); Five representatives from Wharekauri (Chatham Islands).

Chair: John Kamo

General Manager: Gail Amaru

Postal Address:
PO Box 50,
Chatham Islands 8942.

Physical Address:
Te One Road,
Te One,
Chatham Islands.

Phone: 03 305 0500

Fax: 03 305 0566

Email: iwitrust@nmow.co.nz

Website: http://www.nmow.co.nz