Membership of the Mana Ahuriri Trust is open to all those people who whakapapa to the Ahuriri Hapu through descent from the Tipuna of the Hapu.

In order to become a member of the Mana Ahuriri Trust, a Hapu member simply needs to complete a registration form via our online platform or download Mana Ahuriri Registration Application Form return with all the required documents to

Once a registration form is received, it is referred to the Whakapapa Validation Komiti of the Mana Ahuriri Trust, who will verify the individual’s whakapapa. The Whakapapa Validation Komiti then makes a recommendation to the Mana Ahuriri Trust as to whether or not the individual can whakapapa to at least one of the Ahuriri Hapu through descent from the Tipuna. That individual’s membership is then approved by the Mana Ahuriri Trust.

By registering with Mana Ahuriri Trust you are acknowledging your whakapapa and connection to the Hapu.

You will be eligible to vote in elections if you are 18 years of age or over, and will be kept up to date on the latest Mana Ahuriri Trust developments. Registering will enable you to participate and contribute and be able to inform and influence Mana Ahuriri Trust to effectively plan for the future.

Ngā Uara – Our Values


Knowing and enhancing our identity and our relationships with each other


Looking after our people from mokopuna to pakeke


Protecting & Preserving our Taonga tiku iho of Mana Ahuriri

Kia tika, kia pono, kia pūmau

Acting with integrity, true to our people and our kaupapa


Respecting the spiritual essence in all us