Ahu Whakamua

“Our mission is to create opportunities to enable vibrant futures for our hapū and to advance the wellbeing of ngā uri o Ngāi Te Ahi.”


Ngāi Te Ahi Settlement Trust (NTAST) – committed, determined and independent. The Trust is moving from an establishment phase to a development and growth phase. Our mission is to create opportunities to enable vibrant futures for our hapū and to advance the wellbeing of ngā uri o Ngāi Te Ahi. We have recently aligned the organisational capability with the strategic goals and future needs and now focus towards:

Vision

“Te Ahikā Roa”

The fires of Ngāi Te Ahi will burn forever

Mission

“Kua Takoto Te Manuka”

To optimize the economic sustainability, independence and wellbeing of Ngāi Te Ahi

Values

“Awhi mai, awhi atu, tātou, tātou e”

Embrace one another; we are one together


  • Manaakitanga – Ensure our manuhiri, whānau, and hapū members are looked after appropriately
  • Whanaungatanga – Whakapapa is important and will be the basis for how we relate to one another, our whānau, hapū and  iwi
  • Kotahitanga – Work together to achieve our goals
  • Aroha – Respect one another as individuals, as whānau and hapū/iwi members, respect our tikanga, taonga, whenua and taiao
  • Kaitiakitanga – Ensure that we look after ourselves, our whānau, hapū, whenua and taonga
  • Pono me te tika – Believe in what we are doing and doing it right