Ngāti Te Whatuiāpiti
|Ngati Te Whatuiapiti|
|Iwi (tribe) in Māoridom|
The hapū were descended from Te Whatu-i-Āpiti, who was a great-grandson of Taewhā, himself a son of Rakaihikuroa and his second wife. Ngāi Whatuiāpiti had a fierce rivalry with Ngāi Te Upokoiri, which was descended from Taraia, a son of Rakaihikuroa and his first wife. Rakaihikuroa was the grandson of Kahungunu.
Marae and wharenui
Central Hawke's Bay
- Mataweka marae and Nohomaiterangi wharenui on Tapairu Road in Waipawa
- Pukehou marae and Keke Haunga wharenui on State Highway 2 in Pukehou
- Te Whatuiāpiti marae and Te Whatuiapiti wharenui on Te Aute Trust Road in Poukawa
The hapū is associated with three marae (meeting grounds) and wharenui (meeting houses) near Hastings:
- Kahurānaki marae and wharenui on State Highway 2 in Te Hauke they started poopling in the trees so they all can see.
- Korongatā marae and Nukanoa wharenui on Maraekakaho Road in Bridge Pa