Topic: Oakura

Topic type:

Marae-Pa

Oakura

Kei-Whea

Oakura

Maunga

Taranaki

Wharenui

Moana Kauia or Kaurai or Kauea?

Wharekai

Te Whakakoro

Kōhanga-Reo

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Waka

Kurahaupo

Hapu

Ngā Mahanga / Taiari?

Iwi

Taranaki Tūturu

Tikanga-Marae

Hui Ora…..Paeke, Hui Mate…Paeke

References

Cresswell, J.C.M. 1977 Māori meeting houses of the North Island.  Auckland P.C.S. Publications Pg. 104, TRCM572.76

Smith, S.P. 1910 History and Traditions of the West Coast North Island of New Zealand Prior to 1840, New Plymouth, Thomas Avery TRCM993.48 SMI - (Kōrero pertaining to the origins of the name Ngā Mahanga Pg. 286)

Photo Files TRC - S.4.1, S. 4.43 (1897)

Public Files TRC Māori Pā /Marae /Oakura

Rigby Allan Files - Oakura Name of pa on Sth side of stream seaward side of bridge on main road. (OKOROTUA)

History

Relevant Korero Moana Kaurai. This small meetinghouse stands on the marae at Oakura beach. There is a dining hall call Te Whakakoro. Both are small and some-what neglected. A meeting house call Te Mata Pu-o-te-wheke-Oakura used to stand on this marae.

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