Nau mai ki te Raukawa ki te Tonga Trust

Annual General Meeting 2018

Raukawa ki te Tonga Trust will hold its annual general meeting at Te Pou o Tainui Marae, 20 Convent Rd, Ōtaki at 10.00am, 11 March 2018.

All members of Raukawa ki te Tonga Trust are welcome to attend.


  • Karakia
  • Apologies (may be sent to secretary)
  • Minutes of 2017 AGM
  • Annual Report
  • Financial Report
  • General Business

A copy of the annual report including audited financial reports will be available on the trust website, at the meeting and by request from the board secretary. Members are urged to update both mailing and email addresses with the secretary:

Rachael Selby, Chair

Raukawa ki te Tonga Trust

Annual Report 2018:

Click on the link below to download the Annual Report 2018:

Annual Report 2018

Latest Newsletter:    Ngahuru/Autumn 2018


He waka eke noa

Advantages to registration and becoming a member of the trust

  1. Ensure eligibility to any future funding distribution
  2. Provides proof of iwi/hapū affiliation and important to some tertiary students
  3. Vital connection to iwi/hapū organisation
  4. Receive information/news on one of the most important socio-economic organisation that actively distributes funds to tribal members.

Ngāti Raukawa are spread around the globe especially Australia. We are reminded of this regularly through messages from those seeking to register. Few are registered with the trust and we seek assistance in communicating with potential members in Australia and in other countries.

Registration of members is a key activity for the trust. It is intent on continuing to improve our registration process. Last year saw the updating of our online registration process. This should make it easier to process these registrations.

As at the end of January 2018, we have:

• 10,405 validated members

• 1898 are under 20

• 3661 over 20 and under 40

• 4787 are over 40

We have 1230 members without addresses. Please if you are moving update us with your new address.

Geographic statistics:

• 8,201 North Island members

• 5141 are in the Horowhenua and Manawatū/Whanganui/Wellington area

• 830 in the South Island

• 413 live in Australia

• 49 live in Europe and the Americas

To register click on Registration menu above.

Update Details:  To keep you informed it is important we have your up-to-date details.  If you have changed your address details/email please let us know via the secretary.

New Trustees 2017

Following an election in May 2017 four new trustees were elected:

  • Debbie Birch
  • Cyril Mako
  • Emma Winiata
  • Bernadette Arapere

They join Rachael Selby and Jerald Twomey who were re-elected for a further term and Justin Tamihana who is a current trustee.

The trustees meet four to six times a year with scheduled quarterly meetings and an annual general meeting. Conference call meetings are made where necessary.