Rotoiti-Paku

Onepu Spring Road, Kawerau

List Entry Information

List Entry Status Listed List Entry Type Wahi Tapu Area Public Access Private/No Public Access
List Number 7453 Date Entered 4th February 1999

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Extent of List Entry

Extent of registration includes the land known as Pt Allot 39A sec 4 Parish of Matata (CT 300426) and Pt Kawerau A9 (CT 266433) South Auckland Land District and the site known as Rotoiti-Paku thereon, including the hot springs (Okakaru), a ceremonial area (Tungarere) papakainga (Moturoa) the lake (Rotokakahi) the urupā (Waitahanui) and the ancestral spring (Te Waiu o Tuwharetoa). Contains hot pools, a place where karakia was spoken, papakainga, burial grounds, a sacred lake and sacred spring.

City/District Council

Whakatane District

Region

Bay of Plenty Region

Legal description

Pt Allot 39A sec 4 Parish of Matata (CT 300426) and Kawerau A9 (CT 266433) South Auckland Land District

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Historical and associated iwi/hapu/whanau

Ngati Tuwharetoa

Construction Dates

Other Information

Please note that entry on the New Zealand Heritage List/Rarangi Korero identifies only the heritage values of the property concerned, and should not be construed as advice on the state of the property, or as a comment of its soundness or safety, including in regard to earthquake risk, safety in the event of fire, or insanitary conditions.