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New Zealand
41° 16' 33.3804" S, 174° 1' 44.3604" E
NZ

Waikawa

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Waikawa marae is located in Waikawa Bay, about 7 km northeast of Picton. The marae is a meeting place for Te Atiawa people from the top of the South Island. The whare tupuna is Arapaoa, which means 'downward thrust' and the wharekai is named Whakakotahi, meaning 'to become one'.

The marae connects ancestrally to the waka Tokomaru, the maunga Piripiri and the awa Waitohi.

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