Story: Ngāti Maniapoto

Ngāti Maniapoto marae

Ngāti Maniapoto marae

There are 42 Ngāti Maniapoto marae, including Kaputuhi marae (shown here). The meeting house, also called Kaputuhi, was originally situated at Waikeria, then moved to Te Kawa before being relocated to its present site at Hangatiki in the late 1940s.

These are the Ngāti Maniapoto marae:

Nehenehenui Rohe (Ōtorohanga, Tokanui, Kakepuku, Pirongia, Ōtewā):
Hiona
Kahotea
Kakepuku Papakāinga
Mangatoatoa
Pūrekireki
Taarewanga
Te Hokingamai ki te Nehenehenui
Te Keeti
Te Kōpua
Te Kotahitanga
Turitea
Te Whakaaro Kotahi

Hauāuru ki Uta Rohe (Hangatiki, Waitomo, Marokopa):
Kaputuhi
Marokopa
Pohatuiri
Raukanui
Rereamanu
Te Kauae
Te Korapatu
Tokikapu

Tūhua Hikurangi Rohe (towards Taumarunui, Ōngarue):
Hia Kaitupeka
Manu Ariki
Ngā Hapū
Te Kōura
Te Rongaroa ko Uehaeroa

Rereahu Rohe (Benneydale, Mangapēhi, Waimiha):
Miringa Te Kakara
Rereahu
Te Hape
Te Ihingaarangi

Te Tokanganui-a-noho Rohe (Te Kūiti, Oparure):
Mangarama
Motītī
Oparure
Parekaitini
Te Ahoroa
Te Kumi
Te Piruru
Te Tokanganui-a-noho

Mōkau ki Runga Rohe (Piopio, Mōkau):
Maniaroa
Mōkau Kohunui
Napinapi
Paemate
Te Rukirangi Papakāinga

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How to cite this page:

Tūhuatahi Tui Adams and Paul Meredith, 'Ngāti Maniapoto - Ngāti Maniapoto today', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/3874/ngati-maniapoto-marae (accessed 25 September 2020)

Story by Tūhuatahi Tui Adams and Paul Meredith, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 22 Mar 2017