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The first Pātaka in Aotearoa – New Zealand

in partnership with Foodstuffs New Zealand

Providing food and supplies for Te Hiku (Far North) whānau, with contributions from whānau and the community.

Te Hiku Pātaka is a place to manaaki and support whānau of the Far North. A place where local whānau, communities and iwi contribute to support the Pātaka.

Te Hiku Pātaka opens to a packed house

With food and petrol at an all-time high, Te Kahu Oranga Whānau (collaboration of Te Whare Ruruhau o Meri, Waitomo Papakāinga, Te Rarawa Rūnanga and Tuhiata Mahiora) teamed up with Foodstuffs and opened the country’s very first Pātaka Māori.

It's a dream and aspiration to have kai sovereignty in Te Hiku o Te Ika

Te Hiku Pātaka is where whānau will exercise their choices of their kai and supplies, and experience being served and supported with dignity, respect and aroha.

Dee Ann WolferstanChief Executive — Te Kahu Oranga Whānau

This is great for the young families with lots of children that don’t have enough pūtea for kai

Kiri BrownTangata Whenua

Nourishing our whānau and communities while affirming our tikanga; of sharing, growing, harvesting, and gathering kai.

You can help by making a donation. Your donation will enable us to provide a wider variety of goods, to keep Te Hiku Pataka stocked and will ensure we get help to anyone that needs it.

You Can Make A Difference 

You Can Make A Difference 

You Can Make A Difference 

You Can Make A Difference 

You Can Make A Difference 

You Can Make A Difference 

It's time to make community our priority. Let's support each other.

Let us keep close together, not far apart

Tackling societal issues around food.

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Te Hiku Pātaka

138 Commerce Street
Aotearoa — New Zealand

T: 022 6575392