August Hapu Hui

Nau mai haere mai!

Ngai Tamahaua Hapu Hui-a-marama, Opape Marae.

10:30am, Sunday 2nd August 2020.

B. Savage, Secretary.

[As advertised Opotiki News 30/07/2020:

– image Opotiki News.]

July Hapu Hui

Nau mai haere mai!

Hapu Hui at Opape Marae, Sunday 5th July 2020, 10:30am.

Nga mihi mo te Tau Hou – Matariki.

[Advertised Opotiki News 25/06/2020:


The new moon of Pipiri was first visible tonight (Tirea) and so the Maori new year is underway.  Nga mihi mo Te Tau Hou! 

Photo taken at 6pm from Otara Rd looking toward the township (NW) direction, zoomed in.


June Hapu Hui postponed

Kia ora whanau. The normally scheduled Hapu Hui set for 7th June has been postponed due to the Covid-19 situation.

P.T. Selwyn, Tiamana.

Tiriti 2020

Pictures of the flag raising today in Opotiki.  Tim Herewini and Tracy Hillier conducted the reading of the text.

Our Hapu public notice in the Whakatane Beacon 27/05/2020.


Tiriti 2020 – 180th anniversary

2020 commemoration of signing of the Treaty of Waitangi at Opotiki 27-28 May 1840.
Nau mai haere mai!
Ngai Tamahaua Hapu invite the people to:
Flag raising and reading
cnr Elliot and Church St
Midday Wednesday 27 May,
Flag-raising at Opape Marae
Midday Thursday 28 May.

Emergency panui (Day 49)

Emergency panui 13/05/2020 (Day 49)

  1. Nationwide State of Emergency expired at 12:21 pm today. — NZ Govt.
  2. Covid response bill passed under urgency and assented and effective today. — NZ Parliament.
  3. ‘Level 2’ to begin tonight 11:59pm. — NZ Govt.
  4. Te Whanau a Apanui and Ngati Porou checkpoints to end today. — RNZ News.
  5. No new cases today, 2 hospitalised, 1,497 cases total. — NZ Health Ministry.

Emergency panui (Day 41)

Emergency panui 05/04/2020 (Day 41)

  1. Nationwide state of emergency to continue for another week from 12:21pm 06/04/2020 to 12:21pm 13/04/2020 to be gazetted. — NZ Govt.