Our Marae

Rangitahi

This is the location of the present marae of Rangitahi and is the home of the Ngati Hui hapu of Ngati Manawa. The name of the wharenui is Apa Hapai Taketake and the wharekai is called Kuranui.

Tipapa

This is the site of the present marae of Tipapa which is the home of the Ngai Tokowaru hapu of Ngati Manawa. The mother of Tokowaru is Hineuru, eponymous ancestor of Ngati Hineuru of Te Haroto. Tangiharuru is the name of the wharenui meeting house and Takuate is the name of the wharekai. This is also a wāhi tapu as it contains the grave of Harehare Atarea, the last Ariki of Ngati Manawa.

Painoaiho

This is the location of the present marae of Painoaiho and is the home of the Ngati Koro hapu of Ngati Manawa. The wharenui is called Ruatapu and the wharekai is called Parekura.

Moewhare

This is the location of the present marae of Moewhare.  The wharenui is called Moewhare.