Waikare

Waikare Marae

Waikare marae is located 4 km to the east of Te Kauwhata. The principal hapuu that associate with Waikare include Ngaati Hine, Ngaati Naho, Ngaati Pou and Ngaati Taratikitiki. The wharenui is named Ngaati Hine and the marae connects ancestrally to the awa Waikato, the maunga Taupiri and the waka collective of Tainui.