Waikato Tainui Registration

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Criteria for enrolment

1. You must be able to whakapapa to one of the 33 Hapuu and one of the 68 Marae listed on page 2 of this form.

2. You must complete all sections of this form.

3. You must also provide a copy of a valid identification e.g. Birth Certificate, Passport, Drivers Licence, Student ID, 18+ Card, Marriage Certificate.

Why should I enrol?

It identifies you as a member of Waikato-Tainui enabling 18+ members to vote on tribal matters.

You will financially support your principal Marae.

It allows you access to a range of grants and opportunities.

Stay up-to-date and informed about tribal matters.

Who should enrol?

Any person who can whakapapa to one of the 33 Hapuu and one of the 68 Marae listed on page 2 of this form.

Once I have enrolled, do I need to do anything else?

1. You should keep your tribal records updated by either logging in or contacting 0800 TAINUI.

2. You should enrol new members in your whaanau.

3. You should notify us when there is a death in the whaanau so we can update our records.

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To Enroll, you must be able to whakapapa to one of the 33 Hapuu and one of the 68 Marae listed below.

  1. Ngaati Maahanga
  2. Ngaati Mahuta
  3. Ngaati Makirangi
  4. Ngaati Naho
  5. Ngaati Ngutu
  6. Ngaati Paretauaa
  7. Ngaati Paretekawa
  8. Ngaati Pou

  1. Ngaati Aamaru
  2. Ngaati Aapakura
  3. Ngaati Hauaa
  4. Ngaati Hikairo
  5. Ngaati Hine
  6. Ngaati Koheriki
  7. Ngaati Korokii
  8. Ngaati Kuiaarangi

  1. Ngaati Puhiawe 
  2. Ngaati Raukawa ki Panehaakua
  3. Ngaati Ruru
  4. Ngaatl Tahinga
  5. Ngaati Tamainupo
  6. Ngaati Tamaoho
  7. Ngaati Taratikitiki
  8. Ngaati Te Ata

  1. Ngaati Te Wehi 
  2. Ngaati Tai
  3. Ngaati Tipaa
  4. Ngaati Wairere
  5. Ngaati Werokoko
  6. Ngaati Whaawhaakia
  7. Ngaitai
  8. Tainui
  9. Te Aakitai


  1. Aaruka         
  2. Aotearoa
  3. Hiiona
  4. Horahora
  5. Hukanui
  6. Kahotea
  7. Kai a te Mata 
  8. Kaitumutumu
  9. Makaurau  (Ihumatao)
  10. Maketuu
  11. Mangatangi
  12. Mangatoatoa
  13. Matahuru 
  14. Maungatautari
  15. Maurea
  16. Mookai Kainga
  17. Mootakotako

  1. Ngaa Hau e Wha 
  2. Ngaatira
  3. Ngaa Tai E Rua
  4. Okarea
  5. Oomaero
  6. Ookapu
  7. Ooraeroa
  8. Owairaka
  9. Poihaakena
  10. Poohara
  11. Pukerewa
  12. Puukaki
  13. Puurekireki
  14. Raakaunui
  15. Raungaiti
  16. Rereteewhioi
  17. Rukumoana
  18. Tahunakaitoto
  19. Taniwha




40.Te Aakau

41.Te Awamaarahi 

42.Te Hoe O Tainui 

43.Te Iti O Hauaa

44.Te Kaharoa (Aramiro)

45.Te Kauri

46.Te Koopua

47.Te Kooraha

48.Te Kotahitanga

49.Te Ohaaki

50.Te Papa-o-Rotu

51.Te Papatapu

52.Te Poho o Tanikena (Opuatia)

53.Te Puea

54.Te Taumata (Paaraawera)

55.     Te Tihi o Moerangi (Makomako)

56.     Te Tokanganui a Noho 

57.     Tikirahi

58.     Tuurangawaewae

59.     Umupuia

60.     Waahi

61.     Waikare

62.  Weraroa(Waikaretuu)

63.     Waikeri(Tangirau)

64.     Waimakariri

65.     Waingaro

66.     Waipapa

67.     Waitii

68.     Whaataapaka

Page 3 - Privacy Statement

Privacy Statement



The personal information you supply in this application for registration on the Waikato-Tainui Tribal Register is being collected, and will be held by, Te Whakakitenga o Waikato Incorporated, 451 Old Taupiri Road, Ngaruawahia. Te Whakakitenga o Waikato Incorporated, its related companies, business partners and agents (including the Marae named above and any that have joined thereafter) will use the information for the purposes of:

  • Distribution of settlement proceeds;
  • Assistance in the administration of tribal matters, including (but not limited to) elections to Te Arataura and Te Whakakitenga o Waikato;
  • Assistance in the governance and administration of the Marae named above and any Marae that have joined thereafter;
  • The identification of tribal members entitled to settlement benefits.


Under the Privacy Act 1993, you have the right to request any personal information which Te Whakakitenga o Waikato Incorporated holds about you. You may request correction of this information, and if any such correction is not made, request that a statement of any correction requested but not made be attached to the information.


Additional notes regarding use of information:


  1. Applications for registration on the tribal register must be verified by a nominated kaumaatua from the Marae/Hapuu named on the registration form. This means that Te Whakakitenga o Waikato Inc. will need to provide the whakapapa details in your application form to the nominated Kaumaatua for review. Validation can be arranged by Waikato-Tainui Registration Staff.
  2. A printout of the persons registered to each of the 68 Marae will be supplied once annually to each Marae Committee. You should advise Waikato-Tainui in writing if you do not wish your information to be supplied to your nominated marae.
  3. The details supplied to each Marae will only be used for the purposes the information was collected. This includes advising Marae members about Annual General Meetings and other Marae matters. Marae will not use the information for any other purpose or share it with any other agency, organisation, body or individual, private or Crown.
  4. Te Whakakitenga o Waikato Inc. may use and share (including with third parties) members' demographic information, in an anonymised format for any purpose, provided that Te Whakakitenga o Waikato Inc. will ensure that individuals cannot be identified from such information.
  5. Enquiries regarding registration and information from the register should be made to the Tribal Register, PO Box 648, Hamilton 3240 or by freephone 0800 824 684 during the hours of 9am to 5pm weekdays. The tribal register is available for inspection at the Heritage & Identity Team Office, 4 Bryce Street Hamilton, during the hours of 9am to 5pm weekdays. An appointment is necessary. The register may also be available for inspection at tribal events such as Poukai and Koroneihana

Page 4 - Personal Details

Marae & Hapuu Information
Personal Information
Surname at birth for woman who have married
Contact Information - Postal
Please enter your Postal information below
Contact Information - Residential
Please enter your Residential information below
Valid Identification must be submitted with this registration form e.g. Birth Certificate, Passport, Drivers Licence, Student ID, 18+ Card or Marriage Certificate

Page 5 - Father's Side Whakapapa by Birth (Your Bloodline)

Paternal Whakapapa











Page 6 - Mother's Side Whakapapa by Birth (your bloodline)

Maternal Whakapapa










Whangai Parents
If you would like to acknowledge your Whangai/Adopted parents who are Waikato-Tainui Tribal Members please advise their name(s) below.

Page 7 - Demographic Information

Demographic information is collected to help us understand our tribal population – your individual information will not be shared


Please Specify Other Househould Ownership

Aged 18 or Under


Please Specify Other Employment


Please selected your highest Qualification

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Please Specify Other Language

Please Specify Other Study Status

Please Specify Other Religion

Page 8 - Declaration

I do solemnly and sincerely declare that to the best of my knowledge:
  • The Information I have given is true and complete
  • That I am a member of one of the valid Hapuu and Marae included on this form
  • That the whakapapa included with this form is true and correct
  • I undertake to update this information if and when my circumstances change

I acknowledge that the information contained in this form provided by me to Te Whakakitenga o Waikato Inc. is subject to the Privacy Act 1993; and by accepting this statement agree that Te Whakakitenga o Waikato Inc. and its related companies, business partners and agents may use this information for the purposes set out in the Privacy Statement (Including, but not limited to, maintaining whakapapa records, the tribal register, voting rolls, contact databases), contacting members regarding tribal events and news, and for inclusion in internal and external publications.