Whanganui Māori

Whanganui Māori are the Māori iwi (tribes) and hapū (sub-tribes) of the Whanganui River area of New Zealand.

Whanganui Iwi
Iwi (tribe) in Māoridom

One group of Whanganui Māori, Whanganui Iwi, includes Te Āti Haunui-a-Pāpārangi and other hapū who signed the Ruruku Whakatupua Treaty of Waitangi settlement in 2015.[1]

Awa FM is the radio station of Te Āti Haunui-a-Pāpārangi, Ngāti Hauā and Ngāti Hauiti. It began as Te Reo Irirangi O Whanganui 100FM on 17 June 1991. Between July 1992 and June 1993 it also operated a separate station in Ohakune, known as Te Reo Irirangi Ki Ruapehu or Nga Iwi FM, combining local programmes with shows from 100FM.[2] It is available on 100.0 FM in Whanganui, 91.2 FM in Ruapehu, and 93.5 FM in Taumarunui.[3]

See also

  • List of Māori iwi


  1. "TKM Hauāuru". tkm.govt.nz. Te Puni Kōkiri, New Zealand Government.
  2. "About Us". Te Awa FM. Te Reo Irirangi o Whanganui. Retrieved 14 June 2015.
  3. "Iwi Radio Coverage" (PDF). maorimedia.co.nz. Māori Media Network. 2007. Retrieved 14 June 2015.

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