Welcome to te tii (waitangi) b3 trust



Te Tii (Waitangi) B3 Trust is registered under Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 as a Maori land holding trust. The Trust was registered on 15 April 1954 at Auckland.



The Trust is governed by a board of seven trustees who are elected to the board by the Tupuna Whanau Representatives. The functions of the trustees is to administer the assets...



The beneficiaries of the Trust are those who directly descend from one of the 251 Tupuna as recorded in the scheduled owners list in the Native Land Court, 27 July 1891.

Our Values

"Kia tu tika ai te rangatiratanga o te whenua"

In achieving our vision, Te Ti Waitang B3 Trust has identified that there is a strong need to create a stable base for the future development of nga uri o nga Tupuna. As such, a stable base implies the reclamation of tikanga in which the Trust and nga uri are capable of determining and fulfilling their own needs and desires.

Our Mission

"Mo te whenua me nga uri o nga tupuna"

To nurture growth. To implement wealth and prosperity for the holistic wellbeing.
The Trust will be guided by the vision of the organisation to adopt a mission statement of being committed to creating a stable base through the maintenance of its own unique belief systems of nga uri o nga Tupuna by nurturing, growing and implementing prosperity and wealth mo te whenua me nga uri o nga Tupuna, in a way which facilitates the occupation, use and development of the land.


"Whakarongo ki te haruru o te moana, ko Kauteawha, ko Ngati Rahiri""

This whakatauki depicts to the thunderous noise created by Chief Kauteawha and his warriors paddling their waka taua in the Bay of Islands harbour.

Kauteawha was a renowned Ngati Rahiri warrior Chief of his time. He along with his brothers were responsible for entrenching the hapu of Ngati Rahiri at Pouerua, firstly through ancestry, establishment of gardens and burial grounds affording protection and defending from invasion, thereby confirming and continuing occupancy, especially after the battles of Te Waimate and Taiamai.

Contact Us

19/36 Te Kemara Avenue, Waitangi, 0200

PO Box 273, Paihia, 0247


(09) 402 5146

Our Office Hours

  • Monday: 9:00am – 5:00pm
  • Tuesday: 9:00am – 5:00pm
  • Wednesday: 9:00am – 5:00pm
  • Thursday: 9:00am – 5:00pm
  • Friday: 9:00am – 5:00pm

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