Whāngaitia matua te tuakiri Māori

Promoting the sustenance of Māori identity

Tapuwae Roa (formerly Te Pūtea Whakatupu Trust) is a leading Māori social impact organisation with a focus on funding, investment, and advocacy of targeted social change within a tikanga-based framework.

Tapuwae Roa is a product of the Māori Fisheries Deed of Settlement 1992 and an entity of Te Kāhui o Te Ohu Kai Moana.

Ngā pou whakaaweawe | Our impact outcomes

MĀTAURANGA
Thriving Mātauranga Māori
ANGITŪ
Māori suceeding as Māori
RANGATIRA
Future leaders with ancient wisdom
ŌHANGA
Māori economic emancipation
TANGAROA
Reciprocal relationship with Tangaroa

Kawepūrongo | News

Native American Partnership Spotlights Māori Creatives

February 21, 2024|

A delegation of Native American creatives is meeting with Māori artists, designers, and founders this week as part of the Toi Tukua tour; a trans-ocean partnership between Tapuwae Roa and leading U.S indigenous media platform, Native [...]

Māori entrepreneurship wānanga returns for 2024

January 19, 2024|

Continuing in its move to stoke the number of Māori startups in Aotearoa, Tapuwae Roa has announced today a new series of online and regional wānanga to its 2024 Rakahinonga Roadshow.  Facilitated by expert business [...]

He Aituā, Matua Norm Dewes

January 10, 2024|

Auē, taukuri e! Kua takawe te pokekeao e paroro ana ki runga Ngā Hau e Whā. He kawainga o te mate e takoto tiraha rā.   He aituā, he parekura. Tapuwae Roa morns the [...]

E rua e rua te kūmara me te pūtea, kāore he hua ōna ki tua atu i te whāngai tangata

Money is like a kūmara, it has no value outside of its ability to sustain people.

Ao Pāpāho | In the media

Te Pūoho Kātene | Kaihautū o Toi Tukua

February 23, 2024|

A delegation of Native American creatives is meeting with Māori artists, designers, and founders this week as part of the Toi Tukua tour; a trans-ocean partnership between Tapuwae [...]

Māori entrepreneur wānanga returns

February 7, 2024|

Continuing in its move to stoke the number of Maori start-ups in New Zealand, Tapuwae Roa has announced a new series of online and regional wananga to its [...]

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