About Us

Awataha Marae Incorporated

– was the first Marae on Auckland’s North Shore and established as an non-profit organisation in 1986.

Te Take – The Purpose

Awataha constantly strives to provide services that draw people to come together. It is a place that teaches and preserves ancient Māori knowledge, narratives and customs.
Awataha endeavours to advance Maori and deliver cultural, health, education and economic development initiatives that create self sustaining revenues.

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Cultural Experiences
Events and Conference Venue
Specialty Library
Education Provider
Health Provider
Urban Marae
Awataha Marae is based on the North Shore in Auckland.  We exist to help people realise their potential and to bring together people of all cultures. Kotahitanga encompasses all we stand for - we invite you to join us.
Awataha Marae
58 Akoranga Drive
North Shore City  0627
Ph. (09) 486 5467