The objectives of the Manawatū Tenants' Union are:
The Manawatū Tenants' Union is administered by a voluntary Board that is elected annually. Our Coordinator is Cam Jenkins, bringing experience as a union representative and advocacy through MaLGRA. Supporting Cam is Daniel Ryland who has been with the Manawatū Tenants' Union since 2014.
The Manawatū Tenants' Union was incorporated in 1983 for the purpose of education, support, and advocacy for families and individuals with tenancy issues. The organisation in effect facilitates housing stability. The Manawatū Tenants' Union is a community development organisation with strong networks that include many social service providers, community development organisations, tertiary institutions, government agencies, housing providers, and individuals. It has a well-documented and established history of delivering problem solving services to individuals and families experiencing tenancy difficulties. The assistance provided varies according to client group and individual/family needs.