About Panapa Charters

Kia Ora Koutou and welcome to our family owned and operated business “Panapa Charters Ltd”

We are second and third generation operators from our original business founded some 50 years ago in the Kaipara Harbour and have continued the legacy here in Auckland’s Waitemata/Hauraki Gulf.

We consider ourselves pioneers of the industry and are passionate about the service we provide to our customers. Panapa Charters was founded and built up by our family’s values hard work and belief in each other.

As a Māori family in Business, we acknowledge Mana Whenua and will be active in upholding the mana and life sustaining mauri of The Waitematā Harbour and Hauraki Gulf.

Each member of Panapa Charters has a role to play which is guided by the Te Pae Mahutonga Maori model of health. This model supports our values and helps us to fulfil and achieve our business and family goals.

This business venture continues to be an amazing experience for the children. It continues to teach the children lots about themselves, about each other and about how we can contribute and participate as individuals and members of our family and the wider community.

Panapa Charters Limited will continue to uphold the mana and integrity of the good name the Panapa family holds and share their knowledge with those who are interested in learning.

We look forward to welcoming you onboard our vessel MV MAJURO


Mana whenua Waitemata Harbour and Hauraki Gulf

Nanny Nellie and Koko Graham

All of our loyal past, present and future Fishos

Nga Tini Whetu – Te Puna Hauora O te Raki Paewhenua

Te Uri O Hau

Activiate Tamaki Makaurau and the Pacific Business Trust

“A choppy sea can always be navigated however without a vision and a plan the people will perish.”

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