Te Hika O papuma

Te Hika O Papauma O Wairarapa

Comprising of these Hapu:

Ngati Pakuia Ngati Hinepare Ngati Tapatu Ngati Turanga
Ngati Kakawa Ngati Hopara Ngati Punarewa Ngati Hamua
Ngati Matangiuru Mere Te Huinga Ngati Pohoi Ngati Tahitokuru
Ngati Kaihuitu Ngati Te Rautangata


Whose geographical interest is:

In former times the hapu boundaries were known as the Castlepoint Purchase Block. It extended from the north at Akitio/Cape Turnagain along the coast line down towards Whareama there by following the river inland to Taueru, from Taueru inland through the mountain range, Maungaraki to the Puketoi Range and from Pongaroa back out to Akitio/Cape Turnagain.