Welcome to Te Rūnanga o Whaingaroa
Te Rūnanga O Whaingaroa (TROW) is a Mandated Iwi Organisation in the Māori Fisheries Act 2004, an Iwi Aquaculture Organisation in the Māori Aquaculture claims settlement Act 2004, Represents Ngāpuhi / Ngāti Kahu ki Whaingaroa as an “Iwi authority” for the purposes of the Resource Management Act 1991 and is a registered Charitable Trust based in the mid/far north.
Te Rūnanga O Whaingaroa has an operational service delivery arm focused on the delivery of Whānau Ora holistic services to all resident families/whanau and individuals seeking assistance in our geographic area.
We deliver across social, health, education, housing, justice and information/advice services to all families/whānau in our service delivery area, including social work supports, financial capability, counselling, Playcenter, health promotions, driver licensing, housing, positive parenting, Whanau Ora planning, pre-employment preparation and placement services.
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.
Te Rūnanga O Whaingaroa was established in 1991, to protect resources and deliver services for the whānau of Whaingaroa.