Taniwha

Taniwha marae is about 1 km east of Taniwha township. The principal hapuu that affiliate with this marae include Ngaati Kuiaarangi, Ngaati Mahuta, Ngaati Tai and Ngaati Whaawhaakia.

The wharenui is named Me Whakatupu ki te Hua o te Rengarenga. The marae connects ancestrally to the greater waka collective of Tainui and the maunga Taupiri.