Ngāti Mākino Iwi Authority


The Ngāti Mākino Iwi Authority was primarily established to receive, manage and administer the Ngāti Mākino Iwi Authority Assets on behalf of and for the benefit of present and future Ngāti Mākino beneficiaries.


"Toitū te mana, toitū te whenua, toitū te tangata, toitū te Mākinotanga”

Ngāti Mākino determining our own future as a strong and vibrant kaitiaki of our culture, our whānau, hapū, iwi, our land and seas.

Our Mission

“Kia aho matuahia te taketake – Kia tuwaerea te tau a Mākino”

The Ngāti Mākino Iwi Authority is committed to empowering every member of Ngāti Mākino to achieve their potential and their aspirations through cultural, social, environmental and economic development.

Our Values

  • Kia Mākino – Upholding our kawa and tikanga in all dealings amongst ourselves and others

  • Manaakitanga ki te Taiao – To enhance the mana of our environment

  • Kotahitanga – To maintain and promote unity of purpose

  • Whānaungatanga – To maintain and build relationships and connections that enhance the wellbeing of Ngati Makino

  • Wairuatanga – Connectedness to/of physical and spiritual elements

  • Tino Rangatiratanga – To promote self-determining and self-empowering behaviour

  • Mana whenua / Mana Moana / Mana Tāngata – Develop arrangements that foster a sense of ukaipo, of importance, belonging and contribution

Ngāti Mākino Iwi Authority Trustees