Papawai marae is home to the people of Ngati Moe and the former Maori Parliament. Here you will discover a rich cultural, political and social history of the Wairarapa and New Zealand.
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Play an important part in the preservation and progress of Papawai. Bookings
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A variety of learning resources are available - including tours and activities that provide a background into one of New Zealand’s most important marae.
Ehara taku toa i te toa takitahi, he toa takimano – My strength is not individual but comes from thousands. The marae and its whanau are a treasure – link with whanau and friends of Papawai.