“Hokia ki o maunga kia purea e koe I nga hau o Tawhirimatea” Return to your ancestral mountains to be cleansed by the winds of Tawhirimatea.

Enrolment forms can be obtained either by mail or in person from our office or you can download the Whakapapa Registration Form from this page. Due to signatures required, this form cannot be completed electronically at this stage. The main information required, beside personal details, are your whakapapa and the name(s) of your original 1848 Kaumātua and their corresponding census number(s). These details can be found in the Ngāi Tahu 1848 Census known as the ‘Blue Book’ 

Wairewa Registration Form - Pg 1

Wairewa Registration Form - Pg 2