Nau mai e ngā uri whakaheke o Uenuku

Uenuku team ready to support Ring of Fire alpine adventure challenge

Uenuku is partnering with the organisers of the Ring of Fire, one of the most challenging alpine adventure running events in the Southern Hemisphere. Hundreds of competitors are gearing up to circumnavigate Ruapehu in the new volcanic relay, marathon and ultra event on Saturday, April 7. As tangata whenua, Uenuku … Continue reading

Interested in helping in a Civil Defence emergency?

Interested in helping in a Civil Defence emergency? Here’s a heads-up from Chris Kumeroa … The next Civil Defence Foundation Course will be run in Whanganui on Friday 23 March. This course has been developed for anyone who could work in a Coordination Centre in response to an emergency. It … Continue reading


Three Ruapehu tribes shared plans on Friday for a major ecological and cultural restoration and tourism project with the Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations, Crown officials and local dignitaries. Uenuku, Tamakana and Tamahaki are developing ideas for Te Manganui-o-te-Ao Sanctuary, an “inland island” ecological and cultural centre. Uenuku Charitable … Continue reading


  Three Ruapehu tribes are formalising their role as guardians of the environment with the launch of a new trust on Friday (March 9). The environmental entity will be launched by Uenuku Charitable Trust (UCT) for the tribes of Uenuku, Tamakana and Tamahaki, whose ancestral lands stretch west and southwest … Continue reading

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