Wharekawa Marae

Maunga: Kohukohunui

Awa: Whakatiwai te awa. Tikapa te moana.

Waka: Tainui. Waka Taua: Ko te Kotuiti Tuarua

Iwi: Ngati Paoa/Ngati Whanaunga

Hapu: Te Uri Karaka, Ngati Hura, Kauahi, Ngati Kapu

Tikanga/Kawa (hui): Tuu Atu Tuu Mai Tainui

Tikanga/Kawa (tangi): Tuu Atu Tuu Mai Tainui

Category: Mana Whenua (iwi/hapu/whanau)

Name of Whare Hui/Moe: Paoa

Name of Whare Kai/Hui: Whakatutuki

Name of Whare Karakia: Paoa

Additional nga whare:

Whare name:
Whare Akonga
Whare type / uses:
Te Kohanga Reo O Wharekawa

Contact Info

Phone:
(09) 232 2720 & (021) 526 632
Fax:
(09) 264 0911
Email:
shakira@callsouth.net.nz
Postal address:
Wharekawa Marae, C/o Kaiaua Seaside Store, R.D 3, Pokeno 2473
Physical address:
Cnr of Rata and East Coast Rds, Whakatiwai, Kaiaua

Driving directions:
Cnr Rata Rd & East Coast Rd Kaiaua. From South at Kaiaua Seaside Store head north toward Whakatiwai bridge, Marae next left 300m.

From north head south past Stevensons Quarry to Puwhenua Bridge, then 2.5km Marae on right hand side.

Mihimihi / Greeting

He honore he kororia ki te Atua,
He maungarongo ki te whenua
He whakaaro pai ki nga tangata katoa
Whakahonoretia te Arikinui a Te Atairangikaahu me Te-Kahui-Ariki-Whanui tonu Paimarire

Nga Aitua a tatou moe mai ra I nga ringaringa a te Atua I te waahi ngaro.
Tatou te kanohi ora teena koutou, teena koutou, teena raa tatou.

Ko Kohukohunui te Maunga,Ko Tikapa te moana,
Ko Paoa me Whanaunga nga Iwi,Ko Wharekawa te marae, Ko Hauraki te whenua,
Ko Marutuaahu te Tangata
Tihei Mauriora