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Community Pricing to Hire Wharepuni Marae


$200 - Half Day

$400 - Full Day

$500 - 24 hr

$200 Bond

Whanau Pricing to Hire Wharepuni Marae


$100 - Half Day

$200 - Full Day

$300 - 24 hr

$200 Bond

Corporate Pricing to Hire Wharepuni Marae


$250 - Half Day

$500 - Full Day

$650 - 24 hr

$200 Bond


Tangihanga will always take priority over any bookings. It will often happen at short notice. If this occurs, you can have your deposit refunded or reschedule to another date. There are no set hireage fees for Tangihanga. For arrangements please contact Arapeta Hikaka: 027 498 4042 or Nikki Steadman 027 287 2891 or Email:

Hirage Fee:

See Pricing above only Tangihanga is exempt

Current Bookings 

We advertise your booking under our "Current booking" Page for whanau to see availability and where to awhi. 

Payment methods:

Bank deposit, Credit card online (we prefer not to carry cash or cheque, but if there is no other option please talk to us.

Wharepuni Marae Bank Account Details

15 3950 0154445 000


We require full payment of balance 7 days prior to your arrival

Failure to make payment on time will result in loss of your booking and bond


All rubbish must be removed and taken by the hirer. Bins can be hired at your own expense from Egmont Refuse & Recycling, Scott Street, (06) 278 6170

If rubbish is left by the hirer we will deduct from the bond to remove any rubbish left at the marae

Use of the Chillers

Please make sure chiller is wiped out and all food and beverages are to be removed from premise on leave. 

Report Incident

If any Incidents occur please fill out this form

Depature Form

Before departure hirers must fill out the departure form to receive bond back

Payment Terms


Hire charges are applied to the whole complex. We do not have part charges for just one building.


Upon booking, the Hirer accepts responsibilty for any damages, losses or remedial cleaning over and above the $200 bond.


The following charges are current for Wharepuni Marae and are subject to change by the Marae Trustees at any time.


A $200 bond is payable upfront for all bookings to cover breakages, loss, repairs or remedial cleaning. You will need to fill out depature form on this page to recieve the bond back. The bond is refundable after inspection of the Marae complex at the conclusion of the hire and will be refunded if the Marae is left in a satisfactory condition (how you found it.) Your booking is not confirmed until the bond is paid.

Bond will be taken here online to secure your booking and balance will need to be transferred to the Wharepuni Marae Account please. 

Please put under reference the name you have used to book the marae.


Optional Extras


Cleaning - up to $400 (Price on application)

We can offer a full cleaning service. Please tick Yes on the booking form if you would like to include cleaning.

Please note your group will be required to remove linen and stack mattresses, wash and put away your dishes and we will take care of the rest. 

Rubbish Removal - Will be sent invoice for removal for all that is left at the marae. 


Linen - $2.50 per set

This will calculated and charged on exit or can be deducted from your bond. 

If you choose not to use the marae linen, we ask that you BYO sheets and pillowcases.  For hygiene purposes we require all mattresses and pillows to be covered. Linen must be washed, folded and placed back on shelves at the end of your stay or alternatively have them laundered at your own expense at La Nuova Drycleaners, 41 Princes Street, Hawera (06) 278 0500



We can offer catering for your event. Please tick yes on the booking form if you would like to get a quote. Prices will vary, so it is best we quote this for you on request.


Smart TV / Video conferencing unit

We have a wifi enabled smart tv-pc hub available for hire. $100



We offer FREE WIFI, for all bookings, you will be given a one off login and password to use during your hire.

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