Ngāi Tahu Values

Whanaungatanga

(family)
We will respect, foster and maintain important relationships within the organisation, within the iwi and within the community.

Manaakitanga

(looking after our people)
We will pay respect to each other, to iwi members and to all others in accordance with our tikanga (customs).

Tohungatanga

(expertise)
We will pursue knowledge and ideas that will strengthen and grow Ngāi Tahu and our community.

Kaitiakitanga

(stewardship)
We will work actively to protect the people, environment, knowledge, culture, language and resources important to Ngāi Tahu for future generations.

Tikanga

(appropriate action)
We will strive to ensure that the tikanga of Ngāi Tahu is actioned and acknowledged in all of our outcomes.

Rangatiratanga

(leadership)
We will strive to maintain a high degree of personal integrity and ethical behaviour in all actions and decisions we undertake.