Mount Maunganui, Tauranga

List Entry Information

List Entry Status Listed List Entry Type Wahi Tapu Public Access Able to Visit
List Number 9423 Date Entered 25th June 2009


Extent of List Entry

Extent of registration includes the peninsula and mountain known as Mauao and encompasses the land described as Lot 1 DP 429354, Pt Secs 1, 3 & 12 Blk VI (CT 515000) South Auckland Land District, including the rock outcrops.

City/District Council

Tauranga City


Bay of Plenty Region

Legal description

Lot 1 DP 429354, Pt Secs 1, 3 & 12 Blk VI (CT 515000) South Auckland Land District.


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Historical and associated iwi/hapu/whanau

Nga Potiki Ngai Te Rangi

Ngai Tamawhariua Ngai Te Rangi

Ngai Tauwhao Ngai Te Rangi

Ngai Tukairangi Ngai Te Rangi

Ngai Tuwhiwhia Ngai Te Rangi

Ngati He Ngai Te Rangi

Ngati Kuku Ngai Te Rangi

Ngati Tapu Ngai Te Rangi

Ngati Tauaiti Ngai Te Rangi

Te Ngare Ngai Te Rangi

Ngati Pukenga

Ngai Tamarawaho Ngati Ranginui

Ngai Te Ahi Ngati Ranginui

Ngati Hangarau Ngati Ranginui

Ngati Kahu Ngati Ranginui

Ngati Pango Ngati Ranginui

Ngati Ruahine Ngati Ranginui

Pirirakau Ngati Ranginui

Construction Dates

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Other Information

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

Waitaha iwi have an association with Mauao.

Hapu: Ngai Tamarawaho, Ngati Kahu, Ngati Hangarau, Ngati Ruahine, Ngai Te Ahi, Ngati He, Ngati Kuku, Ngai Tukairangi, Ngati Tapu, Nga Potiki, Waitaha a Hei, Tapuika, Ngati Whakaue, Ngai Tauwhao, Ngai Tamawhariua, Ngati Te Wai, Ngati Ruahine, Ngai Tuwhiwhia, Ngati Tauaiti, Te Ngare, Pirirakau.

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.