Conditions of hire

Cancellation policy

Catered meals

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Te Tahawai Marae offers sleeping accommodation for up to 35 people.

Sleeping arrangements are traditional i.e.

  • Sleeping on mattresses against the wall.
  • Mattresses, sheets, pillows and pillow slips are provided.

The kitchen allows for self-catering. It has gas cook tops and ovens, large stainless steel cooking bench and sinks, crockery, cooking utensils and cutlery. A large chiller is available.

The dining room has seating for up to 70.

Separate men and women’s toilets are equipped with washbasins and shower facilities.

Accommodation Charges:

All charges below are GST exclusive.

Please contact Te Tahawai Marae ph (09) 577 0409 or Celia 0272036825 or fill in the online booking form below, for a booking quote.

All guests must supply the following:

  • Toiletries
  • Towels
  • Cleaning products and large rubbish bags
  • Blankets
Overnight Hire for organizations wishing to use the marae for seminar purposes as well as over-night accommodation.
Guest accommodation  

Adults /Secondary             $20.00
Primary and Intermediate $10.00

Special bookings
including Overseas Guests

Groups under 10  $200.00 nz per night

Booking fee/bond payable on confirmation. This must be made to confirm your request for accommodation. Payment should be made as soon as possible and no less than 1 month prior to arrival.
Full payment of your accommodation request must be paid in full 3 weeks prior to your booking.
Overseas guests. Please provide some form of identification.

For all other enquiries, please contact the Marae Manager.

Conditions of hire:

To confirm a booking Te Tahawai Marae Komiti requires a $50.00 (gst incl) booking payment. (non-refundable) after which an invoice will be sent to your group.

A bond is required, which is fully refunded once the marae has been inspected after your departure. The bond is used to:

  • replace breakages or items missing.
  • employ cleaners if the marae requires more than maintenance cleaning.

Prior to arrival at the Marae, 50% of the total charge, including bond must be paid to Te Tahawai Marae Komiti (Inc) by cheque or online banking.

Please click here for a full description of the Conditions of Hire (PDF file). A copy will be given to you on arrival.

Cancellation policy:

Cancellation up to 14 days prior to the visit; Full refund less $200.00 administration fee.
Cancellation within 14 days prior to the visit; Nil refund

Catered meals:

Fully catered marae stays are available.
Contact: celia@tetahawai.org.nz or 0272036825

Booking form for marae accommodation:

All communications in regard to accommodation at Te Tahawai Marae must be directed to the Marae Booking Officer.
Ph 09 577 0409, email bookings@tetahawai.org.nz

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