Ngā Whare o Ngāti Rēhia
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Te Whare Taiao o Ngāti Rēhia
Environmental Services

Our position is firmly grounded in the values of kaitiakitanga, sustainability, cultural resilience, and collaboration. We strive to fulfill our kaitiaki responsibilities by actively working towards the preservation, protection, and enhancement of our natural environment, fostering a deep connection and respect for the land, waterways, and ecosystems within our role.


To maintain tikanga of Ngāti Rēhia hapū in Kaitiakitanga, Manaakitanga, Aroha

Provide focus and direction to Ngāti Rēhia in fulfilling our Kaitiaki responsibilities to Te Taiao (natural environment).

Ensure that our values, our heritage, and the relationship of Ngāti Rēhia to our environment is not further lost and degraded by increasing development pressure.

Provide partnership and assistance to the various agencies with statutory responsibility for sustainable management of resources within our rohe (region), in a way that is consistent with the values, principles and aspirations of Ngāti Rēhia.

Kauri Sanctuary – Seed banking, Kauri Dieback Treatment, Indigenous Ngāhere (Biodiversity)



community housing

Te Whare Tū Kainga o Ngāti Rēhia
Housing Services

All tribal members of Ngāti Rēhia (living in or outside of Te Riu) have the opportunity to a home that supports their health, wellbeing and aspirations.


Ngāti Rēhia retain their presence in the development of Te Riu o Ngāti Rēhia with effective representation and participation on all Housing decision-making bodies within Te Riu o Ngāti Rēhia.

Ngāti Rēhia recognises that sustainable economic development involves the participation of all stakeholders. This includes community groups, business associations, land care groups, environmental organisations, government agencies and other sector groups.


  • Kaumātua/Kuia Housing Development
  • Papakāinga Housing Development
  • Residential Housing Development
  • Renovation/Upgrades
  • Property Investment
  • Community Housing Provider (CHP)
  • Hapū Housing Navigator
  • Housing Journey – Expression of Interest
social services

Te Whare Toko i te Ora o Ngāti Rēhia
Social Services

To create a supportive and inclusive community where all members have access to the resources and services they need to thrive. This might involve providing direct assistance and support to individuals and whānau facing challenges such as poverty, homelessness, or discrimination, as well as working to address systemic issues that contribute to social inequalities.


Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Rēhia strives to promote social justice and advocate for policies and practices that promote the wellbeing and dignity of all hapū & community members. Ultimately, the goal of the group would be to help create a more equitable and sustainable community for all its members.


  • Whānau Ora Navigator

Various functions such as:

  • Needs Assessments
  • Child & Family Assistance
  • Education & Job Training
  • Kaumātua/Kuia Assistance
  • Community Development Initiatives
  • Disaster Relief

Te Whare Ora o Ngāti Rēhia
Health Services

To ensure that all members of the hapū have access to high-quality and culturally appropriate health care, reducing health disparities and inequities within the hapū, promoting preventative care and healthy lifestyles, while addressing the social determinants of health that impact the hapū and community.


Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Rēhia has a strong focus on community engagement and empowerment, so that community members are active partners in their own health and the design and delivery of health services. We want to increase the cultural safety and humility within the health care system, so that services are tailored to the specific needs of whānau, and the community members feel safe, respected and understood when they access health care.


Pae Ora Services

  • Sustainable Housing/Homelessness
  • Poverty
  • Hauora Training & Development Initiatives
  • Systemic Disease Redress
  • Mātauranga Māori Rongoā

Clinical Services

  • Hauora Advocates
  • Mobile Services
  • Clinical Facilities
  • Kai Manaaki Service

Te Whare Mātauranga o Ngāti Rēhia
Education Services

To create a supportive and inclusive learning environment that empowers all members of the hapū to reach their full potential and achieve their educational goals.

This includes providing access to high-quality educational resources, supporting students in their academic pursuits, and working to remove barriers to education such as financial, social, or cultural obstacles.


Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Rēhia strives to promote a culture of lifelong learning and continuous improvement within the community, and to foster collaboration and partnership among educators, students, parents, and other stakeholders. Ultimately, our goal is to help create a more educated, engaged, and vibrant community for all our members.

Interested in a course?


Te Tāhuhu o te Mātauranga | Ministry of Education

Te Mātauaki

  • Alternative Education Services
  • Attendance & Engagement Services (Truancy)

Te Pou o Manako (Te Pūkenga)

  • Ko te Haa o Te Reo (ACE) Programme
  • NZC Te Reo Maori (Level 2)
  • NZC Te Reo Maori (Level 3)
  • NZC in Te Pōkaitahi Tikanga
  • NZC in Nga Toi Whakairo (Level 4)
  • NZC in Primary Operational Skills (Level 2 & 3)

Aotearoa Reorua

  • Aotearoa Bi-lingual Towns

Te Whare Ngā Toi o Ngāti Rēhia
Arts, Culture & Heritage

To create a vibrant and inclusive community that celebrates and supports the arts, and to provide opportunities for people of all ages and backgrounds to participate in and appreciate the arts, culture and heritage.


Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Rēhia aims to create a community where the arts, culture and heritage are an integral part of daily life, and where everyone has access to high-quality artistic experiences. Additionally, we seek to foster a sense of community and connection through the arts, and to use the arts as a means of bringing people together and promote understanding and dialogue – te reo Māori me ona tikanga.


Community Projects

Te Whare Take Tīriti o Ngāti Rēhia
Crown Relationships

To achieve self-determination, sovereignty, and self-government for Ngāti Rēhia hapū, while also preserving and revitalising the cultural rights, heritage and traditions.

To strive for fair and just compensation for past wrongs, as well as access to land, resources, and other necessities for the hapū wellbeing and development.


Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Rēhia aims to participate in and/or drive the negotiation of treaties or agreements with the Crown that address issues such as land rights, resource management, and jurisdiction, as well as the provision of services and support for the hapū social, economic, and cultural development. Additionally, the vision includes building and maintaining positive relationships with the Crown and other governments and engaging in dialogue and collaboration.


  • Wai 1040 Te Paparahi o te Raki (Northland) Inquiry
  • Wai 2660 Marine and Coastal Area (Takutai Moana) Act Inquiry
  • Wai 2575 Health Services and Outcomes Kaupapa Inquiry
  • Wai 3060 Whakatika ki Runga: Justice Inquiry
  • Wai 2700 Mana Wāhine Inquiry
  • High Court MACA Proceedings and Direct Engagement Process
  • High Court Te Reo Māori Claim
  • Taonga Tuku Iho
  • Transfer of Kororipo Pā