Ōniao

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New Zealand
37° 53' 26.8512" S, 176° 46' 6.8808" E
NZ

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Ōniao marae is located in Matatā, 24 km northeast of Whakatane. The principal hapū that affiliate to this marae are Ngāi Tamarangi, Ngāti Manuwhare and Ngāti Umutahi of Ngāti Tūwharetoa ki Kawerau.

The whare is named Tūwharetoa. Ōniao marae connects ancestrally to Te Arawa waka, the maunga Tarawera and the awa Te Awa o Te Atua. 

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