Register Here

We encourage all Ngati Maru to register as a member of Te Runanga o Ngati Maru (Taranaki) Trust. Registering means we can keep you informed and involved in the activities of the Trust and the developments regarding the settlement of our claim.

Anyone over 18 years of age who can show direct descent from a Ngati Maru Tupuna can register to be a member of the Trust.

Although our Tupuna List is currently under review and is temporarily unavailable, you may still apply to register.

If you believe you are entitled to register then please do so using the online application form that follows. If you prefer you can print off this form and send this to our office.

If you have any questions you can email us on on

* = Required
Family Name *
First Name *
Middle Name(s)
Street Address *
Town/City *
Is your Mailing Address different from above? *
You must enter at least one phone number. Don't forget to include your area code.
Mobile number?
Home number?
We will use this email address to automatically register you for our online updates and newsletter. You can opt out at any time.
What is your occupation? *
What is your gender?*
What is your date of birth? (dd/mm/yyyy) *
A parent or guardian can apply to register a person under 18 years of age by entering the details of their children who are descendants of a Ngati Maru tupuna on the Tupuna List below. Voting rights only apply to those members 18 years or older.
Child 1
Child's first name
Child's family name
What sex is he/she?
What is his/her date of birth? (dd/mm/yyyy)
Child 2
Child's first name
Child's family name
What sex is he/she?
What is his/her date of birth? (dd/mm/yyyy)
Child 3
Child's first name
Child's family name
What sex is he/she?
What is his/her date of birth? (dd/mm/yyyy)
Do you need to add more children?
Ngati Maru Tupuna
Please specify a Tupuna from the dropdown list below (only one is required). As our Tupuna List is currently under review please be aware that some changes to the list may be made. If you do not know the Tupuna you descend from but have reason to believe you are Ngati Maru then please select 'I Am Unsure' and we will contact you to assist you in finding your links.
My Whakapapa
Please complete as much of the whakapapa for either your mother or father’s line to show how you whakapapa by direct line of descent to a tupuna you have specified above from the Tupuna List. This form allows you to enter names of your parents, grandparents, great grandparents and great great grandparents. If you need to give us more information to show your links to your tupuna please provide this in the Additional Information section below. To help us confirm your registration, please use full names and provide Date of Birth and/or Death, where possible.
Your Grandparents (Kaumātua)
Grandmother on Mother's side
Grandfather on Mother's side
Grandmother on Father's side
Grandfather on Father's side
Your Privacy
Additional Information
If you have any further information that you would like to tell us to help us identify your links to Ngati Maru please set this out below:
Any information received will be held by or for Te Runanga o Ngati Maru (Taranaki) Trust (“the Trust”), certain bodies related to the Trust or their respective successors. You have certain rights under the Privacy Act 1993 to see and correct personal information which the Trust or its successors holds about you. The information will be used to enable the Trust or its successor to identify its members so that they are informed of Trust matters. The information will also be used to identify those who may take part in any electoral process relating to the Trust and/or derive any entitlement as members in the future. By submitting this form you acknowledge the above and consent to the disclosure of my personal information to anybody related to the Trust or its successor and including for whakapapa verification purposes.