The indicative Maniapoto tribal boundaries extends from Te Raukumara in the north down to Waipingao Stream on the West Coast, inland to Taumarunui in the south and across to Wharepuhunga and the Hauhungaroa Range on the eastern boundary. There are 7 Regional Management Committees (RMC) within the Maniapoto rohe. The RMC represent clusters of marae in their respective areas.

Maniapoto Rohe Map

The rohe boundaries are Raukumara in the north to Waipingao Stream and Taumarunui in the south and the Wharepuhunga and Hauhungaroa ranges in the east.

This map is indicative rather than definitive, and is the map that the Maniapoto Māori Trust Board uses as a reference for its mahi.

The rohe covers approximately 800,000 hectares which is 3% of Aotearoa

Within the rohe there are 1531 Māori land blocks that collectively cover an area of approximately 80,000 hectares – 10% of the rohe


Regional Management Committee (RMC) Contact Details

Region Name Representation Phone Email
Hauāuru ki Uta RMC Ronald Takerei MMTB Representative 027 573 6253
Hauāuru ki Uta RMC Rore Stafford Chairperson 07 873 7632
Mokau ki Runga RMC Ripeka Price Chairperson
Mokau ki Runga RMC Muiora Barry MMTB Representative 07 877 8261
Nehenehenui RMC Barney Manaia MMTB Representative 021 447 128
Nehenehenui RMC Bill Paki Chairperson 07 873 7051
027 877 8465
Ngā Tai o Kāwhia RMC John Kaati MMTB Representative 021 567 505
Rereahu RMC Ray Wi MMTB Representative Leave of absence
Te Tokanganui-a-noho RMC Weo Maag MMTB Representative 027 391 7042
Te Tokanganui-a-Noho RMC Wayne Jensen Chairperson 07 878 0028
Tuhua Hikurangi RMC Tame Tuwhangai MMTB Representative 07 895 8417
027 9114818
Tuhua Hikurangi RMC Robert Jonathan Chairperson 027 4855 497