Ngāti Tama ki Te Tauihu marae

Address: 71 Pohara Valley Road, Pohara, Takaka 7183 – MAP

Phone03-525 9484

Onetahua Marae

‘Onetahua’ is the local name for the nearby Farewell Spit, and is translated as ‘heaped up sand’. The whare tīpuna, Te Ao Marama, was opened in 2001. Onetahua connects ancestrally to the waka Tokomaru, the maunga Parapara and the awa Te Waikoropūpū.
  • Whare: Te Ao Marama
  • Wharekai: Te Whare Matika
  • Waka: Tainui, Tokomaru
  • Maunga: Parapara
  • Awa: Te Waikoropūpū
  • Tikanga / Kawa: Taranaki
  • Battalion: D Company – Ngāti Walkabout
  • Rohe: Te Tauihu o Te Waka
  • Iwi / Rūnanga: Ngāti Rarua, Ngāti Tama ki Te Tau Ihu, Te Āti Awa ki Te Tau Ihu 

Address: 133 Pah Street, Motueka, 7120

Phone03-528 6061

Te Āwhina Marae

Te Āwhina marae is located just outside of Motueka in the Tasman region. The marae belongs to Ngāti Tama, Ngāti Rārua and Te Ātiawa and lies in the shadow of two maunga, Pukeone and Tuao Wharepapa.

The whare tūpuna is named Turangāpeke, the wharekai is Te Āwhina (1958) and the whare karakia is named Te Ahurewa (1897). Te Āwhina connects ancestrally to the waka Tainui and the awa Motueka. The kawa for the marae is Tae Nga Kawa.

  • Whare: Turangāpeke
  • Wharekai: Te Āwhina Hurae (1958)
  • Whare Karakia: Te Ahurewa
  • Waka: Tainui
  • Maunga: Pukeone, Tuao Wharepapa
  • Awa: Motueka
  • Tikanga / Kawa: Tae Nga Kawa
  • Battalion: D Company – Ngāti Walkabout
  • Rohe: Te Tauihu o Te Waka, Takitimu

Address: 99 Atawhai Drive, Atawhai, Nelson 7010

Whakatū Marae

Whakatū marae is located in Taitapu Bay, Nelson. The marae connects to the iwi Ngāti Tama, Ngāti Rārua, Te Ātiawa, Ngāti Koata, Ngāti Toa Rangatira and Ngāti Kuia. Whakatū is the southernmost marae associated with the Kingitanga movement.

The whare tipuna is named Kākāti and was opened on 1 April 1995. Whakatū connects ancestrally to the waka Tokomaru, the maunga Maungatapu and Tuao Wharepapa, and the awa Maitahi. The kawa of Whakatū is Tu Atu Tu Mai.

  • Whare: Kākāti
  • Wharekai: Mauri Ora
  • Waka: Tainui, Kurahaupō, Tokomaru
  • Maunga: Maungatapu
  • Awa: Mahitahi
  • Tikanga / Kawa: Tū Atu Tū Mai
  • Battalion: D Company – Ngāti Walkabout
  • Rohe: Te Tau Ihu o Te Waka, Te Waipounamu
  • Iwi / Rūnanga: Ngāti Koata, Ngāti Kuia, Ngāti Rarua, Ngāti Tama ki Te Tauihu, Ngāti Toa Rangatira, Te Āti Awa ki Te Tauihu

E tū tonu ngā whare o ngā tūpuna e
No Whakatū, Te Āwhina, Onetahua e
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