"Kia mau ki tena, kia mau ki te kawau maro"
   Our future well-being will be determined by strength of our committment to stand together
united in spirit, mind and purpose.
The "Bird" (kawau) surrounded by the people 'Ngati Maniapoto' Marae Pact Trust
to help guide itself to growth and in return, guide the people to the future. 
"To be a sustainable organisation that consistently and effectively provides services
to Maniapoto iwi that directly contributes to cultural, social and economic development and well-being".