The Project Team: 

Te Puna Wai is a proud kaupapa created and led by Taranaki Whānui ki Te Upoko o Te Ika (Port Nicholson Block Settlement Trust). It is being developed by The Wellington Company with support from Te Puni Kōkiri and Te Tumu Kāinga. 

The Advisory Group: 

Building upon the work of the previous working group, and acknowledging that the redevelopment project has now reached the next phase, an Advisory Group has been established. This group represents the Taranaki Whānui elected board and wider Whānau. They provide guidance to the Development team in ensuring that aspirations of the uri and vision for Te Puna Wai are delivered. 

Advisory Group Members are: 

  • Kara Puketapu-Dentice
  • Lee Hunter
  • Anania Randall
  • Peter Jackson (also provides the Kainga Sorted programme)

Our Development Partner: 

The Wellington Company has an extensive and proven 27 year track record producing award winning developments, building communities through good design and innovation. The Wellington Company is committed to supporting Taranaki Whānui with long term, sustainably built solutions. 

Our Building Partner: 

Te Puna Wai will be built by Friday Homes: a local 100-strong Wellington team of experienced and committed Certified Builders, Tradespeople, Design Specialists and Project Managers. Friday Homes delivers 150 homes a year for New Zealanders and their families.