If you whakapapa to one or more Iwi or hapū listed below, you should register as a beneficiary;

  • Ngati Kearoa Ngati Tuara
  • Ngati Ngararanui
  • Ngati Pikiao
  • Ngati Rongomai
  • Ngati Tarawhai
  • Ngati Tahu & Ngāti Whaoa
  • Ngati Te Roro o Te Rangi
  • Ngati Tura Ngati Te Ngakau
  • Ngati Tuteniu
  • Ngati Uenukukopako
  • Tuhourangi Ngati Wahiao

How To Register

Registering is simple, and only takes 5 – 10 minutes, be sure to have your Whakapapa details on hand when registering, and please follow the step by step instructions.

Step 1

Check if you are Registered?

If you are unsure whether you are registered with TPT, or if you need to update your contact details, please contact our receptionist on (07) 347 4615 or email [email protected] or private message us on facebook advising what you seek and provide your full name, date of birth and address.

If not registered go to Step 2

Step 2


Register online as a beneficiary with TPT


Download a Registration Form. Download additional Whakapapa Form if needed. Ensure to complete a Whakapapa Form for each Iwi/Hapu if the whakapapa differs. Scan and return by email to [email protected] or post or drop into our mailbox located on our door at 1212 Amohia Street, Rotorua 3010.

Step 3

Validation Process

Every application is referred back to your Affiliate Iwi/hapu koeke to validate. Once validated, we will confirm registration in writing with you. However, if further information is required you will be contacted and advised.

Why should I Register

  • Recognition as a member of your iwi/hapu
  • Able to vote on tribal matters
  • Able to participate in trustee election for your iwi/hapu
  • Able to participate in trustee election for TPT board
  • Able to apply for free recreational hunting/fishing/gaming permit within Kaingaroa and Rotoehu forests
  • Receive communications via email, newsletter or facebook
  • Able to apply for Forestry Scholarship

Kaingaroa Timberlands Kaitiaki o te Ngahere Scholarship

If you enrolled as a full-time tertiary student in a forestry related discipline and have tribal affiliations to TPT, you may be eligible to apply for the Kaingaroa Timberlands Kaitiaki o te Ngahere Scholarship.  This scholarship covers the total cost of tuition fees for a period of four years or less, with paid work experience offered during the holiday breaks.  Priority is given to applicants with tribal connection to Kaingaroa Timberlands forestry land and those who have lived in the Central North Island for at least two years.  Scholarship applications are invited through to 31 March in the year of application.  More information can be found on the Timberlands website at





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