Kiingi Tuheitia, is the seventh Maori monarch. He is the eldest
son of the late Queen, Te Arikinui Dame Te Atairangikaahu and Whatumoana
Paki and was crowned at Ngaruawahia on 21 August 2006. King Tuheitia
is married to Atawhai and has three children; Whatumoana, Korotangi
and Ngawai Hono I Te Po Paki.
The King lends his support and patronage to a great many organizations,
which work for the betterment of Maori. There are a number of other
organizations and will be added to the list at a later date.
The National Te Kohanga Reo Trust
Matatini Incorporated Society (Matatini Cultural Festival)
The Trillion Trust (Maori Sports Awards)