1 - Do I qualify to register?

If you wish to apply with a paper form please download, complete the application form and return it to the address on the form.

To complete the application online you will need to:

  1. Either be the applicant or if the applicant is a minor be their parent or legal guardian
  2. Know the whakapapa registration number of the applicant's birth parent(s)
    Know the first name(s), last name(s) and date(s) of birth of the applicant's birth parent(s)
    For these parents to be already registered and enrolled with Ngāi Tahu
  3. A scanned copy or photo of the applicant's full birth certificate
  4. Have a valid email address

If you do not have ALL of the above you will not be able to complete your application online.