Tauhara North No.2 Trust is an Ahu Whenua Trust formed under the Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993.
We are a dynamic Māori business leader, passionate about our Whānau, Whenua and Whakapapa.
Tauhara North land awarded solely to Ngāti Tahu
6714 acres sold for payment of Survey costs
Native Land Court Order made confirming the first 103 owners of Tauhara North
Official Government Statement – “The most extensive deposits (sulphur) occur at Tauhara North”
Loss of Tauhara North No1 block through an illegal sale to the Crown
First Sulphur mining on Tauhara North
Illegal Fulljames Fisherman Lodge built
Injunction served by the Native Land Court for the removal of the Fulljames Fishing Lodge
Control of Tauhara North No2 block moved from the owners to the Board of Māori Affairs for the development of Farms – Department of Lands & Survey to be agent for development
Tauhara North block boundaries amended and official Māori Land Court Order made
Taupo Quarries Ltd and US owned Cyminex Corporation negotiate Exploration Agreement
Sulphur Drilling programme by Cyminex Corporation
Appeal for cancellation of the Tauhara North No 1, 2, 3 orders made on 5 December 1956 – Order upheld
Creation of the Ngaawapurua Reservation and ‘rapids’ officially renamed to Ngaawapurua Rapids
Tauhara North No.2 Trust farm transferred from the Dept of Lands & Survey to the Department of Māori Affairs
Rua Hoata Cave slip – cave engulfed
The Department of Maori Affairs restructured – all lands returned to Maori Owners including Tauhara North No.2 block
Establishment of Tauhara North No.2 as an Ahu Whenua Trust
Commissioning of the Rotokawa Power Station on Tauhara North No.2 Trust lands
First year of health and education grants distributed to our Whanau
Purchase of Tamaki Māori Village – our first Tourism venture
We want to connect with whānau who whakapapa to Tauhara North No.2 Trust and the challenge is finding everyone. If you think you may be a owner or descendant in Tauhara North No.2 blocks then we invite you to register here.