Naumai marae is located in Ruawai. It belongs to the iwi of Te Uri o Hau within the confederation of Ngati Whatua. This Ngāti Whātua cluster of tribes trace their descent from the waka named Māhuhu-ki-te-rangi.
The wharenui is named Ngā Uri o te Kotahitanga, the wharekai is Miriana and the urupa is Kāpehu. Naumai marae connects to the maunga Tokatoka and to the Wairoa River, which flows into the Kaipara Harbour.
Kō Tokatoka te Maunga
Kō Wairoa te Awa
Kō Kaipara te Moana
Kō Māmari te Waka
Kō Ruanui-ā-Tane te Rangatira
Kō Ngāti Whātua te Iwi
Kō Te Uri-ō-Hau te Hapū
Kō Te Ōrikena te Wharenui
Kō Ngā Anahera te Wharekai
Kō Rīpia te Marae
Situated in the ancestral lands of Ngāti Whātua, in the hapū of Te Uri-ō-Hau, and overlooking the banks of the Wairoa River, Rīpia Marae is the whānau marae that has been greeted for generations by its maunga often signifying a call to whānau they are home when Tokatoka is in sight.
Te Houhanga a Rongo marae is located on the northern outskirts of Dargaville. It belongs to the hapū Te Kuihi and Te Whānau a Parore of the iwi Te Roroa o Ngāti Whātua. Significant ancestors of Te Houhanga a Rongo marae are Tirarau, Parore Te Awha and Waata Te Ahu.
The wharenui is called Rahiri and was built in 1914 while the wharekai is named Pouwaata.
Ōruawharo marae is located 22km north west of Wellsford, on the corner of Oruawharo School Road. This Ngāti Whatua marae is associated with the tribal grouping of Te Uri o Hau, hapū include Ngāti Mauku, Ngāti Kauae, Ngāti Kura, Ngāti Tāhinga and Ngāi Tāhuhu.
The wharenui is called Rangimārie, the wharekai is named Te Pohara and the whare karakia is known as Nuhaka. The marae connects with the mountain named Puke Karoro.
Reweti marae is located on State Highway 16 at Reweti, five minutes drive north of Waimauku. The wharenui is named Whiti Te Ra. A principal hapu of Reweti is Te Taoū, which belongs to the Ngāti Whātua confederation.
Reweti marae ancestrally identifies to the waka of Mahuhukiterangi and is connected to the nearby maunga Tauwhare and to Kaipara Harbour.
Ōrākei marae is centrally located in Auckland on Kitemoana St, Orakei, above Okahu Bay off Tamaki Drive. The three hapū named Nga Oho, Te Taou and Te Uringutu collectively refered to as Ngāti Whātua o Ōrākei.
In 1991 Orakei marae was returned to Ngāti Whātua after its Okahu Bay predecessor had been confiscated in the 1950s. The wharenui is named Tumutumuwhenua, the wharekai is named Te Puru o Tamaki, after the previous whare at Ōkahu Bay. Orakei marae is ancestrally linked to the maunga Maungakiekie and Maungawhau, as well as to Tamaki River and Waitemata Harbour. Mahuhu-ki-te-rangi is the associated waka.