Hapu AGM 2020

Nga mihi te whanau.  Nau mai haere mai.

Hapu Hui-a-marama & Hui-a-Tau

10:30am, Sunday 1st March 2020.

Opape Marae.

P. T. Selwyn, Tiamana.

Agenda and reports to be distributed by email.  Any General Business or other items for consideration at AGM please email govt@ngaitamahaua.nz

[Image: Opotiki News Thursday, 13/02/2020.]

First Hapu Hui of 2020

Nga mihi mo te Tau Hou. The first Hapu Hui of the year is at Opape Marae 10:30am, Sunday 2nd February.

Advertised Opotiki News today (30/01/2020).


Xmas whanau day at Opape

Nau mai haere mai Ngai Tama whanau!  Opape Marae will host a Xmas fun day for the whanau on Sunday 15th December 2019, from 10am to 5pm.  Karaoke, bouncy castle and more. Contact details in the panui below.


Following the eruption of Whakaari (White Island) on Monday 9th December and the tragic loss of life the Hapu have imposed a rahui over our rohe moana effective immediately.

Further details to follow.


UPDATE 12/12/2019: Rahui notices in today’s Opotiki News.

Please observe our rahui and also the rahui placed by other Hapu along their coast.


December Hapu Hui

Hapu Hui for December will be at Opape Marae on Sunday, 1st December 2019 at 10:30am.

The Hui was advertised in the Opotiki News of Thursday 28/11/2019.

Please note the November Hui was postponed and then cancelled.

November Hapu Hui postponement

Aroha mai whanau. Due to illnesses and other apologies our regular Hapu Hui advertised for apopo ( Sunday, 3rd November) has been cancelled. A decision on when to convene will be made early next week and any material that is available will be emailed out on the distribution list. Apologies for any inconvenience with the late notice. Please pass this panui along your networks urgently. Kia ora.

Muriwai Tournament 2019 Day 2

Day 2, Friday 4 October

Womens Rugby (7s) – inaugural, at Memorial Grounds, Pakowhai.

Final: Nga Wahine Toa 24 v. Opape 7.

Winner: Nga Wahine Toa!

Tamariki Day at Memorial Grounds, Pakowhai. 

Jr Netball finals:

1&2: Opape (win) v. Whitianga

5&6: Torere (win) v. Whitianga

7&8: Poroporo (win) v. Tairongo

Jr Basketball finals:


Pool and Darts begin at Opotiki County RSA, finals Saturday.

Muriwai Tournament 2019 Day 1

Day 1, Thursday 3 October

Basketball at Opotiki College.

Mens final:

Opape 23 v. Waimana ki Tauanui 22.

Winner of M. J. Biddle Mem. to Opape!

Mixed final:

Waimana ki Tauanui 18 v. Opape Outsiders 17.

Winner of Tawhiao Kingi Mem. to Waimana ki Tauanui!

Muriwai Tournament 2019

Nau mai haere mai.

The Hapu invite all to the 35th Muriwai Tournament at Opotiki 3rd – 6th October.  Events at Pakowhai (Memorial grounds), RSA and Opotiki College.

Registrations are still open: contact via Muriwai Tournament Facebook page.

Hapu Hui for September

Nau mai haere mai te whanau

Our Ngai Tama Hapu hui will be at 10:30am, Sunday 8th September 2019 at Opape marae.

Draft minutes of previous hui (July) will be circulated by email beforehand. 

P.T. Selwyn, Tiamana.