Naumai Haere mai!
Greetings and Welcome to the official website of the Waiariki Māori Women’s Welfare League
Te Roopu Wahine Maori Toko i te Ora
On the 26th July 1998, 15 members signed an application to establish the Waiariki Māori Womens Welfare league as an Incorporated Society. The Waiariki Māori Womens Welfare league became a registered Incorporated Society on the 8th October 1999 under the Incorporated Society Act 1908 and amendments.
There are 2,175 members (2,150 in 2017) from 123 branches (154 in 2017) across all regions as at 30 June 2018. The Waiariki Māori Womens Welfare league has 243 members (301 in 2017) and 14 financial Branches (18 financial branches in 2017) as at 30 June 2018.
The Waiariki Māori Womens Welfare league is an organisation that enables members to play an effective part in the cultural, spiritual, social, and economic development of Māori women, their whanau and their communities.