Te Kahui Kaumatua o Haua
In accordance with Clause 6.1 of the Deed of Trust of Ngati Haua Iwi Trust, the Trustees have established a council of elders of Ngati Haua known as Te Kahui Kaumatua o Haua, to which each marae has appointed one koroua and one kuia.
Te Kahui Kaumatua o Haua is responsible for:
- Protecting the mauri of Ngati Haua
- Facilitating any disputes that may arise in connection with the Trust or any part of the Ngati Haua Group regarding the tikanga, reo, kawa and korero of Ngati Haua
- Advising the Trustees on matters involving Ngati Haua tikanga, reo, kawa and korero
The inaugural hui of Te Kahui Kaumatua o Haua was held on 15 January 2014 at Kai a te Mata Marae.
Te Kahui Kaumatua o Haua meets quarterly and its current membership is as follows:
Te Iti o Haua Marae
Kai a te Mata Marae