He aha te mea nui o te Ao
He tangata he tangata he tangata.

What is the most important thing in the world?

It is people, it is people, it is people

Our Mission

Te Houtaewa Māori Charitable Trust is on a mission to provide relief and support to poor, sick, infirm, young, old, and disadvantaged members of society and people living in the northern ward of New Zealand.


Our kaupapa seeks to raise awareness and capture the unique stories of our local history, significant landmarks, beautiful people and sacred places. Our culture and heritage are connected through a Māori world view that embraces wellness concept of Te Whare Tapa Whā.

Māori Kaupapa​

Maximise engagement through innovative opportunities that will include communities social health and well being by providing events to showcase.

Mātauranga Māori
Educational Pursuits

Educational pursuits in conjunction with the history of the Far North Region with the provision a Hei Manaaki Tourism L3 & 4 Programme for pupils 16 years and older providing NZQA accreditation leading to career opportunities and tourism with knowledge of Māori Culture and Tikanga, including Rongoa Māori for the community health and wellness and the intention to provide education on Manaakitanga.