Te Aute Trust Road, Otane

List Entry Information

List Entry Status Listed List Entry Type Wahi Tapu Public Access Private/No Public Access
List Number 9563 Date Entered 24th February 2011


Extent of List Entry

Extent of registration includes part of the land described as Patangata 4B2 (CT HBH 2/1192 & HBD2/1075), 4B3 and 4B4 (CT HBH2/1343) Hawke's Bay Land District and the pa known as Kahotea (Refer to map in appendix 2 of the registration report for more information). Between Otane and Pukehou approximately 6kms of the Tukituki River and 2kms east of SH2.

City/District Council

Central Hawke's Bay District


Hawke's Bay Region

Legal description

Patangata 4B2 (CT HBD2/1192 & HBD2/1075), 4B3 and 4B4 (CT HBH2/1343), Hawke's Bay Land District.

Location description

Between Otane and Pukehou approximately 6kms of the Tukituki River and 2kms east of SH2.

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Historical and associated iwi/hapu/whanau

Ngati Kahungunu ki Heretaunga

Construction Dates

Public NZAA Number


Other Information

Kahotea is not listed in any iwi management plan, District or Regional Plans.

Mr Hugh Mc Bain, land-owner, wrote to the trust concerned about roading and stock tanks being placed on the pā site and wanted NZHPT to assist in educating the land managers of the property. Information packs were sent to the land managers informing them about best practice procedures around archaeology

Kahotea is a recorded archaeological site with the New Zealand Archaeological Association. NZAA metric site number V22/90 (Kahotea Pā)

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.