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40° 49' 58.0116" S, 172° 53' 59.5608" E
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Onetahua Kōkiri

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Onetahua Kōkiri marae is located in Pohara, just out of Takaka in Golden Bay. The marae was established in 1986 and affiliate to the iwi Ngāti Tama, Ngāti Rārua and Te Ātiawa.

'Onetahua' is the local name for the nearby Farewell Spit, and is translated as 'heaped up sand'. The whare tipuna, Te Ao Marama, was opened in 2001. Onetahua connects ancestrally to the waka Tokomaru, the maunga Parapara and the awa Waikoropupu.

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