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Tangata Whenua and Council committee

This is a standing committee of Council.  The purpose is to forge an ongoing and meaningful partnership between Tauranga City Council and Tangata Whenua.

Our vision is Tauranga Moana Tauranga Tangata - Our place our people


Rapua te huarahi whānui, hei ara whakapiri i ngā iwi e rua i runga i te 
whakaaro kotahi

Seek the broad highway that will unite the two peoples 
Toward a common goal

Independent chairperson

Vacant - to be appointed

Tangata Whenua representatives

Vacant - to be appointed

Tauranga City Council representatives

Vacant - to be appointed

Role of the committee

The function or role of this committee is to facilitate meaningful understanding of future impacts on key issues affecting Tangata Whenua and Māori that Council can influence.


The committee would have three formal meetings per year, and information meetings three times per year with full Council and Te Rangapū Mana Whenua O Tauranga Moana. This would usually be held in Council Chambers and nominated Marae around the Moana.

All meetings and workshops are open to the public, unless otherwise notified. 

Last Reviewed: 23/04/2020

What to discuss further?

For further information please contact Carlo Ellis in the Takawaenga Māori Unit on 027 5622328.

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