Ngāti Poneke

Ngāti Poneke

Ngāti Poneke
Iwi of New Zealand
Rohe (location) Wellington

Ngāti Poneke is a Māori iwi of New Zealand. It is a pan-tribal iwi of Māori who have migrated to the city of Wellington (like Ngāti Ākarana in Auckland and Ngāti Ranana in London).

"Poneke" is a Maori language name for Wellington, derived from "Port Nicholson".


  • Ngāti Poneke Association and Pipitea Marae Hall (contact details)
  • Pipitea Marae and the Ngāti Poneke Young Māori Club (1980 photo)
  • (book)The Silent Migration :Ngāti Poneke Young Māori Club 1937-48
  • Encyclopaedia of New ZealandModern Society, Modern Group Structure (from the 1966

See also