Te Kuiti – The Convergence
Te Kuiti o nga whakaaro e te iwi
The convergence of thoughts of the people.
Welcome to the Te Kuiti Website
Te Kuiti, (The shearing
Capital of the world) is situated 78 kms south of
Te Kuiti lies in an area known as Pukenui. The
original Te Kuiti was situated at the mouth of Mangaokewa Gorge, just
below where the
There is a historical Marae/Maori meeting house named Tokanganui-a-Noho, which is beautifully carved. The Marae is what is referred to as a working Marae, which plays host to traditional and contemporary events and activities ranging from tangi/funerals, unveilings, weddings, birthdays diversely catering for community hui/meetings and virtually any gathering that requires hosting.
To Maori Te Kooti was not a rebel but was looked upon in fact with reverence by Maori as a hero and
an example of the character of men during times of tyranny from European
Te Kuiti Japanese gardens