Makahae Marae is available to book for events, school visits and functions. Hireage includes use of the wharenui (including mattresses), kitchen, dining room facilities and ablutions.

  • Makahae wharenui can sleep approximately 70 adults. Mattresses and sheets can be supplied. What isn窶冲 supplied is other bedding e.g. blanket / sleeping bag and pillows.
  • Hineumu wharekai (dining hall) is equipped with tables and forms, which can seat approximately 150 people. The kitchen facilities run on both electricity and gas. Hot water has to be heated via a marshall heater (outside fire) however there is also a hot water Zip. The dishwasher has its own hot water.
  • The wharepaku (ablutions block) is in need of replacement but until such time as funds become available, we make do with what we have. There are two toilets and three showers in each of the male and female blocks.
  • The hirer is responsible for leaving the Marae facilities and grounds clean and tidy.

Download the Makahae Marae Hireage Agreement & Hireage Charges Form (pdf). Please feel free to contact us for all booking enquiries using the online contact form or email directly to

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