He Kāinga Taurikura – Treasured Environment 

caring for our environment in a way that strengthens our understanding, connectedness and involvement with our environment.

Punanga Te Wao Te Kōhanga Reo at Boundary Stream Reserve, Maungaharuru

Tūtira

Maungaharuru-Tangitū Trust (MTT) has secured $644,000 funding for a two-year project to help improve the mauri and water quality of Lake Tūtira, its wider catchment of lakes and waterways. See more…

Tuku Whenua

As part of the Cultural Redress in our Treaty Settlement, four Reserves were returned to our Hapū. We then gifted these reserves back to the people of Aotearoa, NZ. See more…

Poutiri Ao ō Tāne

Poutiri Ao ō Tāne is a Hawke’s Bay conservation and restoration project, focused on Maungaharuru ki Tūtira. See more…

Takutai Moana

We have applied to have our customary rights and marine title recognised and protected by the Crown. Read more…

Video Annual Report

The Regional Planning Committee (RPC) is the co-governance group for the management of natural resources in Hawke’s Bay. It is made up of an equal number of Regional Councillors and Tāngata Whenua Group representatives. The Maungaharuru-Tangitū Trust representative is Tania Hopmans. Read more…

Video: Coastal Hazards

A strategy is being developed to understand coastal hazards risks and the management options for the coastline from Tangoio to Clifton. It is being developed by Hastings District Council, Hawke’s Bay Regional Council, Napier City Council, and groups representing mana whenua and tāngata whenua. Tania Hopmans is on the committee and Hoani Taurima is on the panel, representing Maungaharuru-Tangitū Trust. Read more…