Ngāti Tama o Taranaki is the northern most of the Taranaki iwi.
We are descendants of Whata, Rakaeiora, and Tamaariki of the Tokomaru waka. We have defended and exercised mana whenua over our rohe for many generations.
The following history timeline starts at the beginning of colonisation and goes through to the late 1980s, when we embarked on our treaty claim journey. [Link to Treaty Settlement page]