Raakaunui

Raakaunui marae is located, 30 km from Kaawhia township on the inner edges of the Kaawhia harbour and 63 km to the west of Te Awamutu. The primary hapuu for this marae are Ngaati Ngutu and Ngaati Paretekawa of the Waikato confederation, and Kerapa, Takiari and Te Waha of Ngaati Maniopoto.

The whare tupuna is known as Moanakahakore. The marae connects ancestrally to the Tainui waka, the moana Kaawhia, and the maunga Pirongia and Hikurangi.