Te Papa o Karewa
Kaora Street, Karewa Beach, Kawhia
List Entry Information
List Entry Status
List Entry Type
Wahi Tapu Area
Private/No Public Access
25th June 2009
Extent of List Entry
The extent of registration encompasses two groves of pohutukawa trees known as Te Papa o Karewa and Tangi te Korowhiti and the land (and part of the foreshore) described as Blk X Kawhia North SD (NZ Gazette 1913, p.320) South Auckland Land District. It also includes the tunnel system and the landing site of the Tainui waka (the masonry groyne) . The area is approximately 245 metres long, 55 metres wide and 1.3 ha. The trees are located on Kaora Street between Panera and Moke Streets.. Kaora Street and foreshore of Kawhia.
Blk X Kawhia North SD (NZ Gazette 1913, p.320) South Auckland Land District.
Historical and associated iwi/hapu/whanau
Public NZAA Number
A fully referenced Registration Report is available from the Maori Heritage Team of the National Office in Wellington.
Iwi/ Hapu/ Whanau:
Ngati Hikairo/Te Whanau Pani, Te Uri o te Makaho, Ngati Horotakere.
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.