Topic: Cultural Significance

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Traditional rohe/tribal areas extend across the Tapuae Marine Reserve. The area is of cultural, spiritual, historical and traditional importance to iwi.

Ngati Te Whiti and Nga Mahanga a Tairi (a society consisting of Nga Mahanga and Ngati Tairi) belong to three of the eight generally recognised iwi of Taranaki. the traditional rohe / tribal area of each group extends across the Tapuae Marine Reserve. the area is of cultural, spiritual, historical and traditional importance to iwi.

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