Mangatawa Papamoa Blocks Incorporation (Mangatawa) is a Maori Incorporation that was formed on 27 May 1957. We currently have approximately 600 shareholders, with a total land holding of approximately 750 acres.
Since 1957 the main business activity had been farming and with the development of over 20 hectares of kiwifruit orchards occurring in more recent years.
Long, long ago, a whale and her baby swam into the Tauranga Harbour. They swam through the entrance, past Mauao (Mt Maunganui) and Te Moutere o Matakana to Te Papa (Tauranga).
They decided to venture further into the harbour, so they swam up past Te Papa and Matapihi toward Maungatapu. Once there, they found the water getting shallower, so they decided to return to deeper water. However, instead of swimming back out through the entrance, they turned and headed into the Rangataua arm of the harbour between Matapihi and Maungatapu.
The AGM was held on 17 September 2016 and saw Kevin Haua re-elected onto the Committee of Management. Your current Committee of Management are Kevin Haua (chair), Neil Te Kani (deputy), Wakata Kingi, Victoria Kingi and Paula Werohia.more »
The 2017 Education Grant applications closed on 17 February 2017. Thank you to all those who submitted applications. We received a total of 35 applications. The applicants can expect to hear the outcome of their application in writing within the next few weeks.more »
The 2016/2017 dividends and kaumatua grants (distributed to those aged 65yrs+ upon application) have been paid to those shareholders with known addresses and current bank account details and have dividends owing to them over over $10.00. If you live overseas and we have your postal address, payment will be disbursed to in the new year. If you have any queries, please contact the office.more »