List of iwi

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

This is a list of the Māori iwi of New Zealand. According to the glossary definition of the National Library of New Zealand, "iwi" is a "Māori word for a set of people bound together by descent from a common ancestor or ancestors. Literally: bone. Modern meaning: tribe."[1]

Iwi[edit]

Name Population[2]
2001 2006 2013
Te Aupōuri 7,848 9,333 8,697
Ngāti Kahu 6,957 8,313 8,580
Ngāti Kurī 4,647 5,754 6,492
Ngāpuhi 102,981 122,214 125,601
Ngāpuhi ki Whaingaroa-Ngāti Kahu ki Whaingaroa 1,965 1,746 2,049
Te Rarawa 11,526 14,892 16,512
Ngāi Takoto 489 771 1,113
Ngāti Wai 3,966 4,866 5,667
Ngāti Whātua 12,105 14,721 14,784
Te Kawerau 228 123 150
Te Uri-o-Hau 732 1,074 1,260
Te Roroa 966 1,170 1,179
Ngāti Hako 924 1,377 1,392
Ngāti Hei 363 558 513
Ngāti Maru (Hauraki) 2,604 3,372 3,765
Ngāti Paoa 2,397 3,375 3,456
Patukirikiri 60 63 45
Ngāti Porou ki Harataunga ki Mataora 591 1,173 1,647
Ngāti Pūkenga ki Waiau 273 480 594
Ngāti Rāhiri Tumutumu 93 195 249
Ngāi Tai (Hauraki) 177 339 498
Ngāti Tamaterā 1,866 2,457 2,577
Ngāti Tara Tokanui 330 492 540
Ngāti Whanaunga 399 588 624
Ngāti Haua (Waikato) 3,840 4,923 5,598
Ngāti Maniapoto 27,168 33,627 35,361
Ngāti Raukawa (Waikato) 5,175 8,166 10,053
Waikato 35,781 33,429 40,083
Ngāti Pikiao (Te Arawa) 5,022 7,389 8,001
Ngāti Rangiteaorere (Te Arawa) 177 456 435
Ngāti Rangitihi (Te Arawa) 1,041 1,536 2,298
Ngāti Rangiwewehi (Te Arawa) 1,551 2,349 2,835
Tapuika (Te Arawa) 1,050 1,386 2,022
Tarāwhai (Te Arawa) 114 243 282
Tūhourangi (Te Arawa) 1,617 2,277 2,874
Uenuku-Kōpako (Te Arawa) 174 429 477
Waitaha (Te Arawa) 477 732 975
Ngāti Whakaue (Te Arawa) 5,061 7,311 8,340
Ngāti Tūwharetoa 29,301 34,674 35,877
Ngāti Tahu-Ngāti Whaoa (Te Arawa) 1,209 1,488 1,638
Ngāti Pūkenga 1,137 1,788 2,175
Ngaiterangi 9,561 12,198 12,924
Ngāti Ranginui 6,120 7,644 8,967
Ngāti Awa 13,044 15,258 16,182
Ngāti Manawa 1,542 1,941 2,253
Ngāi Tai (Tauranga Moana/Mātaatua) 2,022 2,313 2,301
Tūhoe 29,259 32,670 34,887
Whakatōhea 9,948 12,069 12,177
Te Whānau-a-Apanui 9,951 11,808 12,951
Ngāti Whare 690 1,281 1,254
Ngāti Porou 61,701 71,907 71,049
Te Aitanga-a-Māhaki 4,365 5,877 6,258
Rongowhakaata 3,612 4,710 4,920
Ngāi Tāmanuhiri 1,173 1,662 1,719
Rongomaiwahine (Te Māhia) 2,322 4,254 4,473
Ngāti Kahungunu ki Te Wairoa 14,661 20,982 21,060
Ngāti Kahungunu ki Heretaunga 6,912 9,525 10,902
Ngāti Kahungunu ki Wairarapa 5,130 7,440 8,376
Rangitāne (Te Matau-a-Māui/Hawke's Bay/Wairarapa) 1,197 1,566 2,217
Ngāti Kahungunu ki Te Whanganui-a-Orotu 1,704 1,674 1,905
Ngāti Kahungunu ki Tamatea 588 720 744
Ngāti Kahungunu ki Tamakinui a Rua 249 423 528
Ngāti Pāhauwera ... 1,761 2,331
Ngāti Rākaipaaka ... 1,485 1,317
Te Atiawa (Taranaki) 10,152 12,852 15,273
Ngāti Maru (Taranaki) 600 735 852
Ngāti Mutunga (Taranaki) 1,206 2,091 2,514
Ngā Rauru 3,090 4,047 4,179
Ngā Ruahine 3,228 3,723 4,803
Ngāti Ruanui 5,286 7,035 7,260
Ngāti Tama (Taranaki) 777 1167 1,335
Taranaki 5,940 5,352 6,087
Tangāhoe 261 228 243
Pakakohi 408 324 351
Ngāti Apa (Rangitīkei) 1,458 2,385 2,970
Te Ati Haunui-a-Pāpārangi 8,820 10,437 11,691
Ngāti Haua (Taumarunui) 618 819 867
Ngāti Hauiti 1,002 1,038 1,029
Te Atiawa (Te Whanganui-a-Tara/Wellington) 1,233 1,728 2,556
Muaūpoko 1,836 2,499 2,694
Rangitāne (Manawatū) 822 1,281 1,488
Ngāti Raukawa (Horowhenua/Manawatū) 11,088 13,233 15,135
Ngāti Toarangatira (Te Whanganui-a-Tara/Wellington) 2,763 3,459 4,458
Te Atiawa ki Whakarongotai 345 615 720
Ngāti Tama ki Te Upoko o Te Ika (Te Whanganui-a-Tara/Wellington) ... 207 219
Ngāti Kauwhata ... ... 1,401
Te Atiawa (Te Waipounamu/South Island) 1,377 2,433 2,301
Ngāti Koata 765 1,062 1,341
Ngāti Kuia 1,224 1,551 1,794
Kāti Māmoe 2,262 2,880 3,111
Moriori 585 942 738
Ngāti Mutunga (Wharekauri/Chatham Islands) 813 1,389 1,641
Rangitāne (Te Waipounamu/South Island) 756 966 1,215
Ngāti Rārua 699 954 981
Ngāi Tahu / Kāi Tahu 39,180 49,185 54,819
Ngāti Tama (Te Waipounamu/South Island) 393 384 378
Ngāti Toarangatira (Te Waipounamu/South Island) 138 183 321
Waitaha (Te Waipounamu/South Island) 645 972 1,041
Ngāti Apa ki Te Rā Tō 375 741 846

 † The Moriori people are often distinguished from the Māori people, but share common ancestors.[3][4]

The location of iwi in New Zealand

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Iwi: glossary definition". National Library of New Zealand. Retrieved 9 September 2012. 
  2. ^ "2013 Census QuickStats about Māori – tables". Statistics New Zealand. Retrieved 9 July 2017. 
  3. ^ See 1904 paper by A. Shand on The Early History of the Morioris
  4. ^ Skinner, H.D., The Morioris of the Chatham Islands, Honolulu, 1923. K. R. Howe. 'Ideas of Māori origins, Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, updated 28 October 2008. Thomson, Arthur, The Story of New Zealand, Past and Present, Savage and Civilized, 2 vols, London, 1859, i, 61. Belich, James, Making Peoples: A History of the New Zealanders, from Polynesian Settlement to the End of the Nineteenth Century, University of Hawaii Press, 2002, pp.26, 65-66.

External links[edit]