Kerikeri Basin, Kerikeri

  • Kororipo, taken from Pa overlooking Kerikeri Basin. CC BY 2.0 Image courtesy of www.flickr.com.
    Copyright: Shellie Evans . Taken By: Shellie Evans – flyingkiwigirl. Date: 7/11/2018.

List Entry Information

List Entry Status Listed List Entry Type Wahi Tapu Area Public Access Able to Visit
List Number 7598 Date Entered 23rd June 2005 Date of Effect 23rd June 2005


Extent of List Entry

The registration includes Kororipo Pā and Kainga, the Kororipo Pool, and the wāhi tapu areas which are located just below the pā and across the Kerikeri River at 'Hongi's Point' (which is the modern day Rewa's Village). The registration does not include the Kainga which once stood on the Hongi Hika Reserve [MHC 2005/06/08].

City/District Council

Far North District


Northland Region

Legal description

Lot 2 DP 79325, Pt Lot 9 DP 28561, Lot 1 DP 44183, North Auckland Land District


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Historical and associated iwi/hapu/whanau

Ngati Rehia Ngapuhi

Construction Dates

Other Information

Kororipo is part of a cultural site considered to be a high priority for immediate world heritage listing and which has been included on New Zealand's Tentative World Heritage List.

This report is fully referenced and copies can be obtained from the Maori Heritage Team of the New Zealand Historic Places Trust.

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.