Te Roto Horua

Taniwha Place, Bethlehem, Tauranga

List Entry Information

List Entry Status Listed List Entry Type Wahi Tapu Public Access Private/No Public Access
List Number 9244 Date Entered 24th June 2010


Extent of List Entry

The extent of registration includes part riverbed and riverbank of the Wairoa River and the portion of road reserve (SO 46325) south west of and adjacent to Allotment 11 South Auckland Land District. (Note that Allotment 11 South Auckland Land District is not included in the registration). At its furthest point, the extent stretches out approximately 40 metres into the Wairoa River

City/District Council

Tauranga City


Bay of Plenty Region

Legal description

Part riverbed and bank of the Wairoa River, east of Taniwha Place (SO 46325) South Auckland Land District.

Location description

Off State Highway 2, Wairoa River before the Wairoa Bridge heading towards Te Puna from Bethlehem. Taniwha Place leads to an area of grass next to the riverside. Te Roto Horua, a water based-site is located about 50 metres to the left along the bank of the Wairoa River.

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Historical and associated iwi/hapu/whanau

Ngati Kahu Ngati Ranginui

Construction Dates

Other Information

Iwi/ hapu/ whanau:

Ngati Kahu, Ngati Pango, Ngati Motai and Ngati Rangi

A fully referenced Registration Report is available from the Maori Heritage Team of the National Office in Wellington.

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.