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Modern Pāpāwai

Modern Pāpāwai

This is the restored waharoa (gateway) to Pāpāwai marae and the meeting house Hikurangi in 2006. The marae fell into disrepair in the mid-20th century, but has had a new lease on life, with new buildings being constructed.

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Ben Schrader, 'Wairarapa places - Pāpāwai marae', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 18 May 2022)

Story by Ben Schrader, updated 11 Jun 2015