Terms and Conditions


Welcome to the Website for Pikitu Marae

1 Terms and conditions:

1.2 If you continue to browse and use this website you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by

the following terms and conditions of use,which together with our privacy policy govern Pikitu Marae

relationship with you in relation to this website.

1.3 The Terms and Conditions of Pikitu Marae website may be added to, changed, or deleted at any

time Pikitu Marae Trustees consider it appropriate. Please return to this document on a regular basis,

to keep yourself informed of these changes.

2 Terms used in this website:

2.1 Iwi means Raukawa.

2.2 Hapu means Ngati Huri.

2.3 Member means persons who affiliate to Ngati Huri through descent from a primary ancestor of

Ngati Huri and affiliate to Pikitu Marae, or persons who are Whāngai.

2.4 Ngati Huri means the Hapu comprising every person who is descended from a primary ancestor

of Ngati Huri.

2.5 Tikanga means the customary values and practices of Ngati Huri.

2.6 Whāngai means those persons who do not affiliate to Ngati Huri by descent from a primary ancestor

of Ngati Huri but who are adopted by a Member of Ngati Huri pursuant to statute or in accordance with

the Tikanga of Ngati Huri.

2.7 Adult means any person 18 years or older.

2.8 PMT means Pikitu Marae Trust.

2.9 NHWTT means Ngati Huri Whenua Topu Trust.

3 The use of this website is subject to the following terms of use:

3.1 The content of the pages of this website is for your general information and use only. It is subject to

change without notice.

3.2 Neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness,

performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this

website for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain

inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest

extent permitted by law.

3.3 Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall

not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information

available through this website meet your specific requirements.

3.4 This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. This material includes, but is not

limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics. Reproduction is prohibited other than in

accordance with the copyright notice, which forms part of these terms and conditions.

3.5 Unauthorised use of this website may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offence.

3.6 From time to time this website may also include links to other websites. These links are provided for

your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse the website(s).

3.7 We have no responsibility for the content of the linked website(s).

3.8 You may not create a link to this website from another website or document without Pikitu Marae's

prior written consent.

3.9 Your use of this website and any dispute arising out of such use of the website is subject to the laws of

New Zealand.

4 Registration to this website:

4.1 Any adult person who affiliates to Ngati Huri through descent from a primary ancestor of Ngati Huri and

affiliates to Pikitu Marae, or persons who are whangai, or their descendants on their behalf by their

parent or legal guardian, may make an application to become a Member of Pikitu Marae website, by

filling in the online form and submitting it to the Registration Committee.

4.2 The Registration Committee may require any person seeking registration to provide evidence verifying

his or her affiliation to Ngati Huri through descent from a primary ancestor of Ngati Huri and any other

matter referred to in clause 4.1.

4.3 The Registration Committee may consult with the Kaumatua/Kuia ropu, PMT trustees, and any other

appropriate person(s) in relation to any application for Registration.

4.3.1   to determine who is the primary ancestor, or are primary ancestors, of Ngati Huri

4.3.2   to determine the Tikanga of Ngati Huri by which whangai are to affiliate to Ngati Huri

5 The Registration Committee:

5.1 May decline to register, or remove a person from the Register if the Registration Committee consider 

that any information about a person received under clause 4.1 or clause 4.2  is not accurate or complete,

or that the existing information on the Register is not accurate or complete such that in either case the

person concerned does not meet the qualifications required by Pikitu Marae website for entry of that

person in the Register

5.2 The Registration Committee may decline to register, or remove that person from the register, as the

case may be.

5.3 Where an application for registration is declined, or any decision is made by the the Registration

Committee to remove any person from the register, the person concerned may dispute the decision of

the Registration Committee.

6 Panui:

6.1 The Panui section on this website is to inform the whanau/hapu of Pikitu Marae about any thing the

Trusts' consider appropriate for your knowledge. Please check this section of the site regularly. This

section is only for Pikitu Marae Trust, and Ngati Huri Whenua Topu Trust to place panui for the whanau

& hapu. There are other areas of this website for whanau/ hapu to add their own panui.

7 Calendar:

7.1 The calendar will show any current and proposed future Marae Bookings, and events that will be held at

Pikitu Marae.

8 Financial Contributions:

8.1 PMT and NHWTT have provided this page to allow whanau and friends of the Marae and Whenua Topu

Trusts to make financial contributions to either or both of our Trust's.

9 Marae Bookings:

9.1 Initial contact is provided on the website. Further contact will be through whatever media is most

appropriate for the Marae and the person(s) involved.

10 Blog Post:

10.1 Please read the Blog Rules for this section, as they are a part of the Terms and Conditions of Pikitu Marae


This is a living document, and as such is subject to additions, changes, and deletions

when the Owners' of this website consider it appropriate.


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