Our Land

The whenua (land) at Takaparawhau encompasses Orākei Marae, our nursery and gardens, lush native bush and so much more.

Orākei Marae
Orākei Marae

Orākei Marae is the heart for the Auckland based Ngāti Whātua tribe. It is located above Okahu Bay on the shores of the Waitematā

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Nursery & Gardens
Nursery & Gardens

Ko te Pūkākī is the Māori ecological restoration project based at Orakei Marae.

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Michael Savage Memorial
Michael Savage Memorial

The obelisk and mausoleum on Bastion Point, were erected to commemorate the first Labour Prime Minister, Michael Joseph Savage.

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Living Village
Living Village

Orakei Marae is a living village. Originally based at Okahu Bay the people now occupy the hillside over-looking their beach

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