Anyone able to trace their descent through whakapapa, legal adoption or whangai arrangement to the tupuna Tapuika and his children. If you are wanting to register but are unsure please contact us at the office or email

The Tapuika Iwi Register is a register of Tapuika people maintained by the Tapuika Iwi Authority

By registering for free on the database, you are:

  • Acknowledging your whakapapa and connection to Tapuika whanau, hapu, iwi and marae
  • Eligible to vote in Iwi Authority elections (if you are 18 years old or over)
  • Able to up date yourself on Tapuika developments
  • Able to participate and contribute to the Tapuika Treaty settlement process (if you are 18 years old or over)
  • Able to contribute to, inform and influence the Iwi Authority to effectively plan for the future.

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