Welcome to Te Rūnanga o Whaingaroa
Te Rūnanga O Whaingaroa (TROW) was established in 1991, to protect resources and deliver services for the whānau of Whaingaroa.
We focus on the delivery of Whānau Ora holistic services to all resident families/whanau and individuals seeking assistance in our geographic area.
TROW’s main operational arm deliver’s support across;
Social well being – Health – Education – Housing Repairs and Emergency Housing – General information/advice services.
We offer free access to help such as social workers, financial capability budget mentoring, play-center, driver licensing assistance, positive parenting, whanau ora planning, pre-employment preparation and placement services, and smoking cessation.
TROW is a Mandated Iwi Organisation in the Māori Fisheries Act 2004, an Iwi Aquaculture Organisation in the Māori Aquaculture claims settlement Act 2004, and Represents Ngāpuhi / Ngāti Kahu ki Whaingaroa as an “Iwi authority” for the purposes of the Resource Management Act 1991, registered as a Charitable Trust based in the mid/far north.
Te Rūnanga O Whaingaroa is also the 100% shareholder of our Asset Holding Company Whaingaroa Fisheries Company Limited and supports distributions to registered beneficiaries through Marae as well as through educational scholarships and sports/cultural grants to individuals and teams.