Significance of the Tūpuna Maunga

 

The Tūpuna Maunga (ancestral mountains) hold a paramount place in the historical, spiritual, ancestral and cultural identity of the thirteen iwi and hapū of Ngā Mana Whenua o Tāmaki Makaurau (the Māori tribes of Auckland);

Marutūāhu Rōpū - Ngāti Maru, Ngāti Pāoa, Ngāti Tamaterā, Ngāti Whanaunga, Te Patukirikiri

Ngāti Whātua Rōpū - Ngāti Whātua o Kaipara, Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei, Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Whātua 

Waiohua Tāmaki Rōpū - Ngāi Tai ki Tāmaki, Ngāti Tamaoho, Ngāti Te Ata, Te Ākitai Waiohua, Te Kawerau ā Maki

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Major track upgrades begin on Māngere Mountain

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EXPLORE EACH OF THE MAUNGA

TŪPUNA MAUNGA AUTHORITY

The Tūpuna Maunga Authority represents a new era in the governance and management of these important taonga (treasures), securing their protection, enhancement and care for generations to come.

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TŪPUNA TAONGA TRUST

The Tūpuna Taonga Trust holds the maunga in trust on behalf of the thirteen iwi / hapū of Tāmaki Makaurau / Auckland, ensuring Mana Whenua values are at the forefront of their long-term care.

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