Auckland region

There are approximately 30 applications for Crown engagement in the Auckland region.

Details of processed applications

The majority of applications are still being processed. More information (including contact details and maps) will be added to this page as applications are processed and confirmed.

This list is subject to change. Please check this page regularly.

Applicant group Ngāti Taimanawaiti
Representative group Jasmine Whakaarahia Cotter-Williams and Faenza Bryham
Contact Jasmine Whakaarahia Cotter-Williams, 6 Kemble Close, Mangere 2022
Application for CMT and PCR
Application Area The area bounded by the lines drawn northwards from Orere Point and westwards from Orewa intersecting in the Hauraki Gulf.
Local Authority Auckland Council
Map Ngāti Taimanawaiti map [PDF, 675 KB]
Applicant group Te Whakakitenga o Waikato
Representative group Te Whakakitenga o Waikato Incorporated
Contact Donna Flavell, donna.flavell@tainui.co.nz
Application for CMT and PCR
Application Area From Motunai Rock at Harihari (south of Kaawhia Harbour) in the South, to Whatipuu (north of the Manukau Heads) in the north and from the landward boundary of the mean high water sprins to the seaward boundary of the outer limits of the territorial sea (12 nautical miles) including but not limited to: (i) the harbours of Kaawhia, Aotea, Whaingaroa (Raglan) and Te Maanukanuka a Hoturoa (Manukau); (ii) Te Puuaha o Waikato (Port Waikato and Port Waikato deltas); and (iii) those parts of the Waikato River and other waterways that form part of the coastal marine area.
Local Authority Auckland Council
Map Te Whakakitenga o Waikato map [PDF, 368 KB]
Applicant group Te Whanau o Hone Papita raua ko Rewa Ataria Paama
Representative group Nicola MacDonald
Contact Nicola MacDonald c/- Charl Hirschfeld, ngatiwai-maca@ranfurlychambers.co.nz
Application for CMT and PCR
Application Area On the landward side by the line of Helena Bay merging into Mimiwhangata and Pareparea Bays of the main island and other islands in other adjacent blocks; on the seaward side by the outer limits of the territorial sea; out to Poor Knights Islands and across to Aotea nad Hauturu Islands including the islands to the outer limits of the territorial sea; and including the common and marine coastal area around Tawhiti Rahim Aoranigi known as Poor Knights, Mokohinau Islands.
Local Authority Auckland Council 
Map  Te Whanau o Hone Papita raua ko Rewa Ataria Paama map [PDF, 54 KB]
Applicant group Te Parawhau Hapu
Representative group Korokota Marae
Contact Finnisha Tuhiwai-Birchall, hoori2ey@gmail.com
Application for CMT and PCR
Application Area From Manaia (approx -35.815933, 174.559933) on the East Coast; across to the West Coast beginning at Maunganui Bluff (approx -35.703983, 173510747); extending to the South of Pouto near the Southern Penninsula of the entrance to Kaipara Harbour, extending into the Kaipara Harbour to Puatahi (inclusive of the Kaipara Harbour and confluence of three rivers, Te Wairoa, Te Wairua and Mangakahia); From Puatahi, extending across land to the east coast, south of Mangawhai Harbour (approx -36.152761, 174.641763) (inclusive of Mangawhai Harbour); extending north to Te Pepae Atua, extending to Whangarei Harbour to Manaia (inclusive of Whangarei Harbour and all surrounding islands in Whangarei Harbour and within Te Parawhau Hapu area of interest; extending from mean high water springs seaward to 12 nautical miles.
Local Authority Auckland Council
Map Te Parawhau Hapu map [PDF, 358 KB]
Applicant group Te Iwi, whānau and hapū of Ngātiwai
Representative group The Ngātiwai Trust Board
Contact Justine Inns, justine@oceanlaw.co.nz
Application for CMT and PCR
Application Area From Tapeka Point, in the north, to the Matakanakana River in the south and encompassies the chain of islands from Motukōkako off Te Rāwhiti, Rimuriki off Mimiwhāngata, Tawhiti-rahi and Aorangi (the Poor Knights), High Peak Rocks, Sugar Loaf Rocks, the Marotiri Islands and Tārnaga (the Hen and Chicken Group), Tūturu (Sail Rock), Pokohinu and Motukino (Mokohīnau Islands), the Hauturu o Toi (Little Barrier), Aotea (Great Barrier) and its surrounding islets and rocky outcrops, Te Kawau-tūmaro-o-Toi (Kawau Island) and Te Mau Tohorā-o-Manaia.
Local Authority Auckland Council
Map Te Iwi, whānau and hapū of Ngātiwai map [PDF, 145 KB]
Applicant group Te Hikutu whanau and hapu
Representative group Anania Wikaira, Jane Hotere and Rosaria Hotere
Contact Eve Rongo, eve@oranganuilegal.com
Application for CMT and PCR
Application Area With Hokianga Harbour from Te Raumaroa in the south look to Whiria in the West then north to Pou Whakakiwa at the mouth of the Whirinaki River, including Mahena Island then east to Tahere to the mouth of the Manala River and then back to Te Ramaroa. PCR: The Hokianga Harbour. Matauri Bay down to Te Ngaere, Rangihoua, Pewhairangi, through Ngati Wai rohe to Poor Knights Islands and down to Tamaki Makaurau.
Local Authority Auckland Council
Map Te Hikutu whanau and hapu CMT map [PDF, 93 KB], Te Hikutu whanau and hapu PCR map [PDF, 59 KB]
Applicant group Ngāti Whatua o Kaipara
Representative group Ngā Māunga Whakahii o Kaipara Development Trust
Contact Brenda Christiansen, brenda@kaiparamoana.com
Application for CMT and PCR
Application Area Southern half of Kaipara Harbour from Wharehine and the Te Oneone Rangatira Beach south to Muriwai Beach and out to 12 nautical miles.
Local Authority Auckland Council
Map Ngāti Whatua o Kaipara map [PDF, 4.3 MB]
Applicant group Ngāti Whanaunga
Representative group Ngāti Whanaunga Incorporated Society
Contact Mike Baker, mbaker@ngaatiwhanaunga.maori.nz
Application for CMT and PCR
Application Area CMT: The boundaries for Tikouma are as follows - On the south from (36°50'36.4"S, 175°26'01.7"E) west to the GPS coordinates (36°50'36.4"S, 175°20'47.5"E), north to (36°48'31.8"S, 175°20'52.9"E) extending inland to (36°47'45.9"S, 175°30'15.2"E). The boundaries for Kaiaua are as follows - On the Northwest from Orere Point (36°57'27.6"S, 175°14'57.9"E) south to Miranda (37°11'04.5"S, 175°19'06.5"E) east to the GPS coordinates (37°10'59.3"S, 175°24'42.2"E), north to the GPS coordinates (36°57'20.7"S, 175°20'56.1"E) going back to Orere Point.
PCR: Ngaati Whanaunga's traditional rohe stretches from Matakana in the North to Matakana in the south covering the eastern seaboard, and includes the Auckland isthmus as well as the islands within the Hauraki Gulf. Ngaati Whanaunga also traditionally had interests in Hauturu and Aotea.
Local Authority  Auckland Council
Map  Ngāti Whanaunga CMT map, Ngāti Whanaunga PCR map [PDF, 145 KB]
Applicant group Ngāti Manuhiri
Representative group Trustees of the Ngāti Manuhiri Settlement Trust
Contact Jennifer Braithwaite, jennifer@braithwaitesmail.co.nz
Application for CMT and PCR
Application Area 1. On the landward side, by the line of mean high-water springs; 2. on the seaward side by the outer limits of the territorial sea; 3. on the northern end, by Paepae o Tu (Bream Tail); 4. on the southern end, by the Okura River Mouth; 5. including the coastal marine areas surrounding the Mokohinau Islands, Hauturu o Toi (Little Barrier Island), Kawau o Tu Maro, Tiritiri Matangi, Motu Tohora and other small islands and rocky outcrops.
Local Authority Auckland Council
Map Ngāti Manuhiri map [PDF, 226 KB]
Applicant group The iwi of Ngāti Whātua
Representative group Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Whātua
Contact Russell Kemp and Nadia Glavish, PO BOX 1784 Whangarei 0140
Application for Customary marine title and protected customary rights
Application Area Kaipara harbour shoreline including the harbour mouth. The Kaihū, Wairoa, Arapaoa, Ōtamatea, Ōruawharo, Tōpuni, Hōteo, Makarau, Kaukapakapa river systems.
Pathway Crown engagement
Map Kaipara Harbour map [PDF, 1 MB]
Applicant group Te Whānau ā Haunui (Royal family)
Representative group Te Whānau ā Haunui Ahuwhenua Trust
Contact Antony Royal, Chairperson, 4 Skip Lane, Dannemora, South Auckland
Application for Customary marine title and protected customary rights
Application Area In the Firth of Thames area between Wharekawa and Tapapakanga Stream out to 4.8 nautical miles
Pathway Crown engagement
Map Te Whānau ā Haunui (Royal family) map [PDF, 402 KB]
Applicant group Freda Pene Reweti Whanau Trust
Representative group Valmaine Toki
Contact Valmaine Toki, Valmaine@waikato.ac.nz
Application for Customary marine title and protected customary rights
Application Area Aotea (Great Barrier Island) including small islands and rocky outcrops that surround Aotea. To a point in the north that includes Mokohinau Islands; to the east, to the extent of the territorial sea; to a point in the south that is approximately half way between Aotea and Coromandel Peninsula; to a point in the west that includes Hauturu (Little Barrier Island).
Map  Freda Pene Reweti Whanau Trust map of application area [PDF, 405 KB]
Applicant group Ngāi Tai ki Tāmaki Trust
Representative group Ngāi Tai ki Tāmaki Trust
Contact James Brown, james.brown@ngaitai-ki-tamaki.co.nz
Application for Customary marine title and protected customary rights
Application Area The common marine and coastal area near the following land blocks: Maraetai 3B; Maretai 3B2; Musick Point; Āwana; North Head Reserve; Te Kawakawa; Waitawa; Mātaitai; Pouto; Waiterata. The common marine and coastal area surrounding the following islands: Rangitoto; Motuihe; Motukaraka; Motutapu; Waiheke; Motukōrea.
Map  Ngai Tai ki Tamaki map of application area [PDF, 210 KB]
Applicant group Ngati Whatua Orakei
Representative group Ngati Whatua Orakei Trust
Contact Ngarimu Alan Huiroa Blair, ngarimu@ngatiwhatuaorakei.com
Application for Customary marine title and protected customary rights
Application Area Waitematā Harbour and Manukau harbour: Mangere Inlet to Titirangi.
Map  Ngati Whatua Orakei map of application area [PDF, 143 KB]
Applicant group Te Kawerau a Maki
Representative group Te Kawerau Iwi Settlement Trust
Contact Robin Taua-Gordon, robin.taua-gordon@tekawerau.iwi.nz
Application for Customary marine title and protected customary rights
Application Area 12 nautical miles out from all coastal areas between Te Arai Point (Lat -36.162968, Long 174.652201) and the Waitemata Harbour (Lat -36.869291, Long 174.692756) and 12 nautical miles from all coastal areas between Muriwai (Lat -36.743836, Long 174.378167) and the Manukau Harbour (Lat -37.02291, Long 174.495584)
Map Te Kawerau a Maki map of application area [PDF, 155 KB]
Applicant group Ngāti Tamaoho
Representative group Ngāti Tamaoho Trust Board
Contact Dennis Raniera Kirkwood, info@tamaoho.maori.nz
Application for Customary marine title and protected customary rights
Application Area Manukau Harbour. On the east coast, from Te Puaha O Manukau in the north, to Te Puaha O Waikato in the south. Hauraki Gulf, Waitemata harbour and Firth of Thames.
Map Ngati Tamaoho map of application area [PDF, 100 KB]
Applicant group Ngatiwai ki Aotea
Representative group Motairehe Whanga Uri O Rangihokaia ko Ngatwai ki Aotea Incorporation
Contact Emma Hoey, Lynette.Hoey@gmail.com
Application for Customary marine title and protected customary rights
Application Area On the landward side by the line of mean high-water spings of Aotea (Great Barrier), Hauturu (Little Barrier), Pokohinu and Motukino (the Mookohīnau Islands), and the rocks and islets off Aotea; on the seaward side by the outer limits of the territorial sea.
Map  Ngatiwai ki Aotea map of application area [PDF, 322 KB]