Whakapapa
Prerequisites

You can register with Ngāi Tahu online using this form or you can complete the application form (found here) and send it to us.

To complete the application online you will need to:

  1. Be the individual wishing to register OR be the parent or guardian of the applicant if the applicant is a minor
  2. Have a valid email account
  3. Know the Whakapapa Registration Number of applicant's Parent(s) and for these parents to be already registered and enrolled with Ngāi Tahu
    OR
    Know the first name(s), last name(s) and Date(s) of Birth of applicant's Parent(s) and for these parents to be already registered and enrolled with Ngāi Tahu

If you do not have ALL of the above you cannot apply online.

Personal Details


Address Details

Use the Unit (flat or apartment number but not section) and Address fields to autocomplete your address and make amendments on the fields below if neccessary.

Example Unit Address
4/538 Gloucester Street 4 538 Gloucester Street
15 Show Place   15 Show Place
38B Blair Avenue   38B Blair Avenue
Unit
Address

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Use the Unit (flat or apartment number but not section) and Address fields to autocomplete your address and make amendments on the fields below if neccessary.

Example Unit Address
4/538 Gloucester Street 4 538 Gloucester Street
15 Show Place   15 Show Place
38B Blair Avenue   38B Blair Avenue
Unit
Address

Start typing and possible address matches will appear


Postal 
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Contact Details
 
  
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Supporting Documents

Please upload a scanned copy of the applicant’s full birth certificate.

 
Parents Information


Whakapapa Tree
Please click the Button located in the Parents Information section to generate the Whakapapa Tree.
1848 Kaumatua
Please click the Button located in the Parents Information section to generate the Kaumatua Table.
1848 Kaumatua Kaumatua Number File Number
Declaration

I do solemnly and sincerely declare:

  • That I was born at
    on the
  • That I am Ngāi Tahu in terms of the Te Runanga o Ngai Tahu Act 1996
  • That I am a blood descendant of the 1848 Kaumatua of Ngāi Tahu iwi as listed above
  • That the Whakapapa shown above indicating my blood descent from the said 1848 Kaumatua is true and correct

I acknowledge that the information contained in this form provided by me to Te Runanga o Ngāi Tahu Whakapapa is subject to the Privacy Act 1993; and that by signing this form, I agree that Te Runanga o Ngāi Tahu may use this information to maintain its whakapapa records, tribal register, Papatipu Runanga voting rolls, contact databases and any other purpose which Te Runanga o Ngai Tahu considers reasonable, whilst performing its statutory role.

Note  Only Parents or Legal Guardians may complete this application on behalf of minors.

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