Waikato region

There are approximately 30 applications for Crown engagement in the Waikato 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 Te Kupenga o Ngati Hako
Representative group John Linstead
Contact John Linstead, ngatihako-maca@ranfurlychambers.co.nz
Application for CMT and PCR
Application Area The area from Raukura to Kuramaia inclusive of all offshore islands within this area
Local Authorities Auckland Council, Thames-Coromandel and Hauraki District councils.
Map Te Kupenga o Ngati Hako [PDF, 445 KB]
Applicant group Maniapoto Iwi
Representative group John Kaati
Contact John Kaati, jmkaati.clear.net.nz
Application for CMT and PCR
Application Area The following areas within the Kawhia harbour: (3) Tuapu Island; (4) Motu Karaka Island; (5) Onehakai; (6) Waipuna; (7) Okura; (8) Umuroa; (9) Rangiora Point; (10) Waipuha Point; (11) Waiharakeke; (12) Te Arero; (13) Te Maire/Patahi; (14) Te Motu Island. (Numbers correspond to the map)
Local Authorities Waikato Regional Council and Otorohanga and Waitomo District Councils
Map Maniapoto Iwi Map [PDF, 576 KB]
Applicant group Ngati Te Ata
Representative group Roimata Minhinnick, CEO of Te Ara Rangatu o Te Iwi o Ngati Te Ata Waiohua Inc on behalf o Ngati Te Ata
Contact Roimata Minhinnick, roimataminhinnick@yahoo.co.nz
Application for CMT and PCR
Application Area On the west coast: From the northern coastal point of the Hikurangi Block (1730540, 5906886) to Port Waikato (1751301, 5859970) in the south. On the east coast: From the mouth of the Pakiri River (1754996, 5987831) to the mouth of the Waiora River (1784635, 5907757) in the south.
Local Authorities Waikato Regional Council and Waikato District Council.
Map Ngati Te Ata Map [PDF, 495 KB]
Applicant group Ngāti Hikairo
Representative group Te Rūnanganui o Ngāti Hikairo 
Contact Moka Apiti, moka.apiti@gmail.com
Application for CMT and PCR
Application Area The northern side of Kāwhia Moana with a southern boundary encompassing Te Pūau o Te Kauri, Tiritirimatangi, Tānewhango and Pūremu. Then out Te Pū aha o Kāwhia Moana, out 12 nautical miles, then north to a point 12 nautical miles west of Kārewa (Gannet Island), then west to Kārewa (Gannett Island), then southeasterly to Raukūmara. 
Local Authorities Waikato Regional Council. Otorohanga District Council.
Map Ngāti Hikairo map [PDF, 307 KB]
Applicant group Ngati Whakamarurangi/Tainui ie Ngati Koata, Ngati Motemote, Ngati Tahinga (Thomson)
Representative group H Thomson 
Contact H Thomson, paringatai22@gmail.com
Application for CMT
Application Area The area from Raukūmara to Waipōhutukawa out to 12 nautical miles. 
Local Authorities Waikato Regional Council. Waikato and Otorohanga District councils.
Map Ngati Whakamarurangi/Tainui ie Ngati Koata, Ngati Motemote, Ngati Tahinga (Thomson) map [PDF, 170 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 Authorities Waikato Regional Council. Waikato, Waitomo and Otorohanga District councils.
Map Te Whakakitenga o Waikato map [PDF, 368 KB]
Applicant group Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Mahuta ki te Hauāuru 
Representative group Verna Maria Tuteao 
Contact Verna Maria Tuteao, vtuteao@gmail.com 
Application for CMT and PCR
Application Area The northern-most mainland coastal boundary marker is Ocean Beach. The boundary line then extends north-west from Ocean Beack to Karewa (Gannet Island). From there, the boundary extends in a radius around Karewa Island to the edge of the territorial sea. From Ocean Beach, the common marine and coastal area extends southward towards Tauratahi Point, which is the northen head of Kawhia Harbour and includes Kawhia Harbour. From Urawhikiti Point, which is the southern head of Kawhia Harbour, the boundary continues southwards around Albatross Point and then further south to where it ends at Matunau Rocks. The boundary line then extends westward from Motunau Roucks to the edge of the territorial sea. From there, the boundary heads north to where it intersects with the boundary that is around Karewa. The northern-most (coastal boundary marker is Karewa (also known as Gannet Island). From the coastline surrounding Karewa, the boundary extends 12 natuical miles to the edge of the territorial sea. 
Local Authorities Waikato Regional Council. Waikato, Otorohanga and Waitomo District councils.
Map Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Mahuta ki te Hauāuru map  [PDF, 5.1 MB]
Applicant group Tainui Hapu o Tanui Waka
Representative group Tainui Hapu Environmental Management Committee
Contact Angeline Greensill, angeline.greensill@gmail.com
Application for CMT
Application Area The Tainui rohe sits between Waipohutukawaa) (37°43.34'S 174°49.30'E) north of the Whaingaroa harbour entrance to Papanui Point (Waipapa) (37°43.34'S 174°49.30'E) south of the harbour entrance.  The landward boundary in the east  extends   from  the mean high water springs mark at  Omowai, moves west to the Opotoru river then follows the  Takapaunui River  to Papanui Point.  The seaward boundary has been determined by the  Marine and Coastal Area (Takutai Moana) Act 2011 to be the outer limits of the territorial sea which is 12 nautical miles. 
Local Authorities Waikato Regional Council and Waikato District Council.
Map Tainui Hapu o Tanui Waka map [PDF, 113 KB] 
Applicant group Ngati Te Wehi 
Representative group Terewai Awhitu
Contact Terewai Awhitu, terewai.mama@gmail.com 
Application for CMT and PCR
Application Area From the mean high-water mark at Taranaki Point (37º58.6'S, 174º46.8'E) to Albatross Point (38º6.7'S, 174º41.1' E) including Aotea Harbour and Kawhia Harbour and out to Gannet Island with a 1 mile radius around Gannet Island.
Local Authorities Waikato Regional Council. Waikato, Otorohanga and Waitomo District councils.
Map Ngati Te Wehi map [PDF, 135 KB] 
Applicant group Ngati Apakura
Representative group Apakura Runanga Trust Incorporated
Contact Stephen Laing c/- Emma Whiley, emma@bennion.co.nz
Application for CMT and PCR
Application Area From Kahua Point (38º 2' 1.159" S, 174º 47' 12.06" E) to Paparoa Point (38º 8' 24.613" S, 174º 41' 26.491" E) including Kawhia Harbour and out 12 nautical miles to the outer limits of the territorial sea. Includes the common marine and coastal area surrounding the following islands within Kawhia Harbour: Te Motu Island, Matukaraka Island, Ngatokakairiri Island and Kaiwhai Island.
Local Authorities Waikato Regional Council. Otorohanga and Waitomo District councils.
Map Ngati Apakura map [PDF, 76 KB]
Applicant group Ngāti Tara Tokanui
Representative group Ngāti Tara Tokanui Trust
Contact Amelia Williams, amelia.w@vodafone.co.nz
Application for CMT and PCR
Application Area From the northern end of Opoutere Beach in the Coromandel to the southern banks of the Aongatete River. 
Local Authorities Waikato Regional Council. Thames-Coromandel and Hauraki District councils.
Map Ngāti Tara Tokanui map [PDF, 135 KB] 
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 Authorities Waikato Regional Council. Hauraki and Thames-Coromandel District councils.
Map  Ngāti Whanaunga CMT map [PDF, 158 KB], Ngāti Whanaunga PCR map [PDF, 145 KB]
Applicant group Nga Tini Hapu o Maniapoto
Representative group Te Rangikaiw hiria Kemara
Contact Te Rangikaiwhiria Kemara, maniapoto-maca@ranfurlychambers.co.nz 
Application for CMT and PCR
Application Area a. on the landward side by the line of mean high-water springs at Te Kaukumara;
b. on the seaward side by the outer limits of the territorial sea;
c. thus then Te Raukumara (north point) south around the Kawhia Harbour to Urawhitiki point west to Honipaka Point (north west point) south to Marokopa thence south to Kiritehere
thence to Nukuhakari, thence to Awakino, thence to Mokau, thence to Parininihi – Wai Pingoa stream (south point) including the islands Kaiwhai Island, Te Motu Island, Motukaraka
Island, Ngatokakairiri Island, to the outer limits of the territorial sea (eastward and westward); and
d. The area includes the common marine and coastal area surrounding the follow ing islands: Kaiwhai Island, Te Motu Island, Motukaraka Island, Ngatokakairiri Island
Local Authorities Waikato Regional Council. Otorohanga and Waitomo District councils.
Map Nga Tini Hapu o Maniapoto map [PDF, 178 KB]
Applicant group Ngāti Tamaoho 
Representative group Ngāti Tamaoho Trust Board
Contact Dennis Raniera Kirkwood, info@tamaoho.maori.nz 
Application for CMT and PCR
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.
Local Authorities Waikato Regional Council. Thames-Coromandel, Hauraki and Waikato District councils.
Map Ngāti Tamaoho map [PDF, 100 KB]
Applicant group Ngāti Pu
Representative group Te Runanga o Ngāti Pu Incorporated
Contact Ted Shaw, ngatipu-maca@ranfurlychambers.co.nz
Application for CMT and PCR
Application Area From Whitipirorua - Onemana (37º09'11.9"S, 175º52'56.9"E) to Patuhamo, Te Puia, Te Karaka, Whangamata Harbour, Pouparauri, Te Pingaio down to Whiritoa (37º17'30.4"S, 175º54'46.2"E), to the outer limits of the territorial sea. Common marine and coastal area surrounding the following islands: Hauturu, Tuhua, Whenua Kura, Rawengaiti, Te teko, Karetu, Waimama reef, Otonga nad Mataora.
Local Authorities Waikato Regional Council. Thames-Coromandel District Council.
Map Ngāti Pu map [PDF, 145 KB]
Applicant group Ngāti Māhanga
Representative group Ngaa Uri o Maahanga Trust Board
Contact Rikki Te Awarutu Samuels, nuomtb@gmail.com
Application for CMT and PCR
Application Area Rangitahi (37° 49' 11.8668'' S 174° 52' 3.0648'' E), Kaitoke Creek (37° 49' 30.5256'' S 174° 52' 31.4148'' E) to Opotoru estuary (37° 48' 16.8372'' S 174° 51' 54.6444'' E)  Papahua ( 37° 48' 10.458'' S 174° 51' 49.392'' E) Pūtoetoe (37° 48' 2.1888'' S 174° 52' 5.7684'' E) south east direction towards  Okete Bay (37° 47' 45.222'' S 174° 54' 42.426'' E ) Haroto Bay (l37° 47' 15.3276'' S 174° 56' 41.6976'' E) to the Orongo stream & Waitetuna river Mouth (37° 48' 0.7452'' S 174° 58' 18.102'' E) including a narrow band of access across the Raglan Bar, 12 nautical miles out into the Tasman sea. 
Local Authorities Waikato Regional and Waikato District Councils.
Map Ngāti Māhanga map [PDF, 201 KB]
Applicant group Ngāti Huarere ki Whangapoua
Representative group Ngāti Huarere ki Whangapoua
Contact Wanda Brjevich, ngatihurarere-maca@ranfurlychambers.co.nz
Application for CMT and PCR
Application Area The Whangapoua harbour, Te Rerenga, Matarangi, Kuaotunu, to the south and Whangapoua, Wainuiototo - Anareke to the North. Te Moengahau o Tamatekapua me ona takutai moana. Outer islands including Punga Punga, Repanga, Ahuahu including the Mercury island group and out to the Kermadec Islands.
Local Authorities Waikato Regional Council. Thames-Coromandel District Council.
Map Ngāti Huarere ki Whangapoua map [PDF, 124 KB]
Applicant group Ngāti Hei
Representative group Ngāti Hei Charitable Trust Incorporated
Contact Joseph Davis, ngatihei-maca@ranfurlychambers.co.nz
Application for CMT and PCR
Application Area From Anarake point (36º40'59.3"S, 175º36'18.3"E) down to Ruahiwihiwi Point (37º06'49.7"S, 175º53'22.5"E) out to 12 nautical miles and including the islands within this area
Local Authorities Waikato Regional Council. Thames-Coromandel District Council.
Map Ngāti Hei map  [PDF, 63 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 CMT and PCR
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.
Local Authorities Waikato Regional Council. Thames-Coromandel and Hauraki District councils.
Map Ngāi Tai ki Tāmaki Trust map [PDF, 210 KB]
Applicant group Ngāti Porou ki Hauraki
Representative group Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Porou ki Hauraki
Contact John Tamihere, PO Box 21081, Henderson, Auckland 0650
Application for Customary marine title and protected customary rights
Application Area Area 1: Harataunga/Kennedy Bay, being westward of a straight line between a point 1.3 kilometres coastwise north east of Tokangawha Point in the north and Anarake Point in the south and tracking between these two points around the interior of Harataunga at the line of mean high-water springs.

Area 2: Mātaora: between Ōtonga Potin in the north southward along the line of mean high-water springs to the southern boundary of the Part Mataora 4 Block and bounded on the seaward side to a distance of 3.5km.
Pathway Crown engagement
Map Harataunga Bay and Mātaora [PDF, 1.5 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]