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37° 43' 10.5816" S, 176° 13' 36.5484" E
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Te Whetū o Te Rangi

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Te Whetū o Te Rangi marae is located in Welcome Bay, in Tauranga. Its principal hapū include Ngāti Hinemotu, Ngāti Kiorekino, Ngāti Kohokino, Ngāti Te Matau, Ngāti Te Rākau, Ngāti Tōwhare, Ngāti Whakina and Te Tāwera.

The original whare, Te Whetū o te Rangi, was a century old when in 2006 it was destroyed by arson. In 2008, Ngāti Pukenga completed reconstruction of the whare, opting to remain with the name Te Whetū o te Rangi.

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