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Oromahoe

Ngāti Kawa and Ngāti Rāhiri

Oromahoe is a small inland settlement straddling State Highway 10 in Northland, roughly 15 km inland of Waitangi. Oromahoe is known for its relatively flat, fertile, albeit stony lands and its proximity to the Waiāruhe River. Oromahoe is home to the hapū Ngāti Kawa, Ngāti Rāhiri, Whānaurara, Ngāre Hauata and Matarahurahu of Ngāpuhi. The community affiliate with the maunga Pouerua, with Lake Owhareiti and the Waiaruhe River.

The settlement and its surrounding land has a long history of mahinga kai. It was particularly known for its tuna (eels).