Management & Advisors

Miria Davis

Miria Davis manages the business affairs of the Trust and is also involved in strategic development. Her interest is in helping hapu members realise their potential and she coordinates a number of hapu initiatives to achieve this. Miria is a member of the Caves Management Committee & Education Steering Committee.


Joanne McCracken

Joanne McCracken provides specialist advice to the Trust on land and building administration. As a member of the Caves Management Committee her role is to ensure that the lessee fulfils the obligations of the Lease. Joanne is a Director of APL Property Rotorua.

Greg McCarthy

Greg McCarthy provides the Trust with financial and commercial advice and assisted in negotiating the operating lease with THL, which incorporated the redevelopment of the new visitor centre. Greg’s role on the Caves Management Committee is to ensure that internal & external audits of the cave business are undertaken thoroughly. Greg is a Director of Sutton McCarthy Limited.

John Koning

John Koning is the Trust’s solicitor. He provides legal advice on a wide range of matters including Maori land, contracts and litigation. John worked as a Research Officer at the Waitangi Tribunal and Senior Historian at the Crown Forestry Rental Trust. For the past 10 years John has practised almost exclusively in Maori land law, resource management and estate litigation. John is a Director of Koning Webster Lawyers.

March 2017

Verified Trust Order -
RUHT Strategic Plan, 2016-18 -
Governance Structure of RUHT -

Ngā Tapuwae o Ngā Tūpuna - Ruapuha Uekaha Hapū Trust

This is a collection of korero pertaining to our marae Rereamanu – Ngāti Huiao and our connections to Hangatiki and Waitomo that has been left to us by our Tūpuna for us and our future generations.

AGM 2016 -
Te Kauae Marae 21 May View YouTube videos here.

Annual Report 2016
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In this issue of Tomokia

  • RUHT Annual General Meeting
  • New Trust Order Approved
  • Education Grants Round for 2017
  • Online Database

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Corporate Documents

Corporate Documents

Our vision, our mission, our values and our goal.

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Our History

Our History

Read Bruce Stirling's report on the compulsory acquisition of the Waitomo Glowworm Caves in the early 1900's and the Wai 51 claim that saw the Caves returned to the Ruapuha Uekaha Hapu Trust in 1990.

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Our Gallery


View a timeline of our people and places.

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