If you are a descendant of one of more of the 37 tuupuna represented by Te Ahiwaru Trust you can register your details by following the five steps below:
Step 1: You can apply to become registered with the Trust by completing and submitting a registration form, at anytime.
Step 2: Initial checks are done and packs are prepared for the Whakapapa Committee by the 18th of the month. Any completed registrations received after the 18th will be processed the following month.
Step 3: Registration packs are given to the Whakapapa Committee, by the 20th of the month (*except in December).
Step 4: The Whakapapa Committee discusses each registration and makes recommendations to the Trust by the last Wednesday of the month (*except in December).
Step 5: The Hapuu Registry team is instructed to notify whaanau/applicants accordingly, by the 7th of the following month (*except in January).
*Note: Whakapapa Committee do not hui in December. This means that any completed registrations received after the 18th of November will be processed in January and applicants/whaanau will be notified in February.