The marae is the centre of Hapū life. Hui (gatherings), celebrations and tangihanga (funerals) are all held at the marae. If you are planning to visit Tangoio Marae, but are not familiar with the tikanga (protocols) of visiting a marae, take a look at our section on pōwhiri (traditional formal welcome).
Physical Address: Tangoio Marae, 1 Tangoio Settlement Road, State Highway 2, Tangoio, Napier, Hawke’s Bay
Whānau, friends and organisations may book the marae for events. If you would like to make a booking, please contact Mary Martin:
- Phone: 0220949312
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Tangoio Marae Trustees are:
- Guy Te Kahika
- Evelyn Ratima
- Diana Taunoa
- Mutu Spooner
- Denise Taunoa
- Perēri King (Trustee Term Concluded)
- Mary Martin (Appointment yet to be formalised)
The Marae Charter sets out the roles, responsibilities and accountabilities of the Trustees and the terms of the Tangoio Marae Trust.
Tangoio Marae is managed by an executive committee. The members are:
- Chair | Guy Te Kahika
- Secretary | Evelyn Ratima
- Treasurer | Diana Taunoa
- Marae Day-to-day Operations | Denise Taunoa
- Marae & Urupā Maintenance | Mutu Spooner
- Cultural Services | Evelyn Ratima
- Marae Bookings | Mary Martin
If you would like to make regular donations to Tangoio Marae to assist with maintenance and running of our Marae, please contact our Treasurer. We currently have whānau donating $10 per month, but our Marae would appreciate any amount you would like to give.
The purpose of the Marae Development Project is to action the outcomes of the Marae Options Project. This includes strengthening the existing western stop bank, building a new wharekai, improving site drainage, and repairing and upgrading existing buildings. For more information click here.