Te Whenua Consulting


Te Whenua Consulting provides ongoing advice to assist organisations to realise a commitment to the Treaty of Waitangi and to engage confidently with Māori culture, clients and key stakeholders. Principal, Tania Te Whenua is the current Māori cultural advisor to Tourism New Zealand, the Asia New Zealand Foundation and the New Zealand Federation of Multicultural Councils. Tania is also presently engaged by Landcare Research as a consultant contributing to research on Māori resource management practices for the Ministry for Business, Innovation and Employment Sustainable Seas National Science Challenge and a member of the Bay of Plenty Regional Council Rivers Advisory Body.

Professional Development Workshops

Te Whenua Consulting provides professional development workshops and seminars to strengthen organisational commitment to the Treaty of Waitangi and Cultural Competency amongst staff.  We provide ongoing Treaty of Waitangi and Māori cultural competency training to a number of public-sector entities, tertiary education institutions and charitable organisations across New Zealand including AgResearch, Canterbury Museum, Massey University, Orion Energy New Zealand, the Royal Australasian College of Physicians, Victoria University of Wellington, and WorkSafe New Zealand. We are excited to be collaborating with Victoria University to deliver these workshops publicly.