Who are we?

Hihiaua Cultural Centre Trust is a registered charitable trust.

  • Chairman:
  • Richard Drake
  • Secretary and Project Co-ordinator:
  • Janet Hetaraka
  • Trustees:
  • Te Warihi Hetaraka
  • Tui Shortland
  • Kenneth Kawiti
  • Ryan Welsh
  • Jeremy Tauri
  • Mervyn Williams
  • Patron:
  • Dr Patu Hohepa
Korowai and Kauri branch

The trust has developed sound relationships with various other groups including: Local whanau, hapu, iwi, He Puna Marama Trust, Te Au Mārie Trust, Whangarei District Council, Te Puni Kōkiri – Ministry of Maori Development, Te Kōpu - Pacific Centre of Excellence for Traditional and Indigenous Knowledge, Northland Pacific Islands Charitable Trust, Te Wānanga o Aotearoa, The University of Auckland, Whangarei Art Museum, Prosper North, Momentum North, Te Papa Tongarewa, Te Puia.

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