Mana motuhake o Ngai Tamahaua

Ngai Tamahaua is a Hapu and sovereign signatory to Te Tiriti o Waitangi 1840.  Our tipuna rangatira signed at Opotiki on 27-28 May 1840.

Mana Whenua

Rohe: Te Ana o Muriwai ki Te Rangi.  Whakaari ki Maungapohatu.

Map of Opape coastal dive bottle ban Notice to Mariners and Fishers.

Nga Whanau

Panui

Tsunami Warning! Kiatupato: Move to higher ground now.

10:37am UPDATE: Tsunami alert issued after 8 magnatude earthquake at Rangitahua (Kermadecs). Waves arriving now at Hawai – 10:30am. Reports of traffic chaos in town earlier. Please take care. Opape whanau your evacuation safe place is Opape Marae – go there now. ___________ 10:57am UPDATE: Report from Mayor that town is successfully evacuated (see photo …

March Hapu Hui

Nau mai haere mai Ngai Tama whanau. Hapu Hui-a-marama for March: 10:30am Sunday 7th March at Opape Marae. B. Savage, Hapu Secretary. [Will be advertised in Opotiki News apopo.]

February Hapu Hui cancelled

Please be advised our Ngai Tamahaua Hapu Hui-a-marama originally scheduled for 7 February has been cancelled due to the unavailability of whanau during Waitangi Day weekend.  The next Hapu Hui will be first Sunday in March as normal: 7 March 2021. B. Savage, Hapu Secretary.

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