Waikato Tainui Archives
Welcome to Waikato Tainui Archives
The aim of this website is to share the many and varied heritage materials held by Waikato-Tainui Tribal Archives, whereby we can look to the past to help guide our future. The purpose of the Tribal Archives is to collect, preserve & conserve to make accessible, the administration records (in all formats) of the Tainui Maori Trust Board, Waikato Tainui Lands Trust, Endowed Colleges and related entities, to give effect to the aspirations outlined in Whakatupuranga 2050: Kia tupu, kia hua, kia puawai.
More than 90% of the archives are unpublished Waikato-Tainui tribal administration related records. Records covering TMTB & Te Kauhanganui meeting Minutes, DiaryNotes on raupatu negotiations, site visits & hui, photos & video from the numerous hui. There is also collection of oral histories.