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Our values

In carrying out our mahi, we are guided by our values.  

By following these values in our mahi, we tautoko owners of whenua Māori, trustees and their whānau. 

As a Māori organisation we are committed to providing services that deliver the best outcomes for our clients. 

Our values

  • Tōtika | Te tika o te tū (Professionalism)
  • Kotahitanga | Te raranga i te tira (Unity)
  • Manaakitanga | Te akiaki i te mana (Respect)
  • Mana | Te iti, te wehi, te wana (Integrity)

What our name means

  • Tumu is the foundation
  • Paeroa means by law or as legislated. 

Our logo 

Our logo was designed to reflect our vision and values. It takes its inspiration from images of Aotearoa viewed from a distinctly Te Ao Māori perspective.

Te Tumu Paeroa logo resized

  • Like the pitau of a new fern we will grow strong.
  • Like the fluid movement of water we will adapt as the needs of our people and our environment change.
  • Like the eye of the kārearea we will have clarity of purpose.