149 Hiwarau Road, Kutarere

List Entry Information

List Entry Status Listed List Entry Type Wahi Tapu Area Public Access Private/No Public Access
List Number 7455 Date Entered 4th February 1999


Extent of List Entry

Extent of registration includes part of the land described as Pt Hiwarau C (CT 269294) and part of Pt Hiwarau A (SO 46403) and the wahi tapu area known as Hiwarau, including Whakarau Gunfighting Pa, Matekerepu Pa, urupā and prehistoric gardens and sites extending from Matekerepu Pa to Ohiwa Harbour, Gisborne Land District.

City/District Council

Opotiki District


Bay of Plenty Region

Legal description

Pt Hiwarau C (CT 269294) and Pt Hiwarau A (SO 46403) Gisborne Land District.

Location description

Whakarau Pa lies across a narrow ridge orientated approximately north south overlooking the Nukuhou River and the Kutarere River valleys. The sites are located on a large ridge that extends from Matekerepu Pa coastwards to Ohiwa Harbour.

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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.