Members of Ngati Tuwharetoa are eligible to be registered as Iwi members of the Trust. Registered Iwi members are able to receive disbursements from the Trust and participate in decision making in accordance with the Deed of Trust.
The Iwi register has been developed to record the Iwi members of the Trust. Iwi members can register online or at the Trust’s office.
The Trust engages with members of Ngati Tuwharetoa in many ways. In addition to the kanohi ki te kanohi hui that the Trust hold or attend, it also provides information to its Iwi members online and via newsletters, publications and email or text panui.
It is the Tuwharetoa Settlement Trust’s responsibility to provide for the distribution of benefits to Ngati Tuwharetoa. It is important that this is done in a meaningful and transparent way. The Trust has established a number of disbursement policies to give effect to its vision, mission and strategic objectives.