If you wish to book a hui, please complete the form below or email office@tro.org.nz for a booking form.

Before you complete our on-line form, please familiarise yourself with our considerations below:

Ōtākou Marae Guidelines


  • All BOOKINGS will be pending until a Kaitiaki Hui is confirmed and the hui is approved at a Rūnanga General Meeting.

  • Tangi takes precedence over ALL bookings.

  • The Kaitiaki Hui must whakapapa to Ōtākou and organise all elements of Pōwhiri or Mihi whakatau.

  • The Kaitiaki Hui needs to preferably be living in Ōtākou/Dunedin.

  • The Kaitiaki Hui must understand tikanga and kāwa of Ōtākou marae.

  • The Kaitiaki Hui must have direct communication with the Administration staff at the office of Te Rūnanga o Ōtākou.

  • We recommend a Quote for bookings above and beyond Hui and Wananga, that require special attention such as; Weddings, Conferences and Hakari etc.

Contact Details
Name *
Whanau booking
Tick this box if you are making this booking as a Hapu member on behalf of a whanau gathering such as a reunion.
Please tick if you are returning manuhiri/organisation *
Are there waewaetapu within your group? *
Please provide a brief about your kaupapa.
If you do not have an established relationship with Te Rūnanga o Ōtākou or a Kaitiaki Hui please advise. Please read CONSIDERATIONS above to clarify Kaitiaki Hui role.
Please advise; if you have direct contact with Ōtākou Hapu members that have already committed to speaking at your hui or do you need assistance.
LEOTC (Learning Experience Outside The Classroom)
Schools only; Please tick this box if your booking is a LEOTC facilitated Programme.
Booking Details
All quotes will be based on the maximum number provided.
DD/MM/YYYY Please note; Hui dates can not be confirmed until the Kaitiaki hui/relationship is established.
Please advise AM or PM. Please plan with the Kaitiaki Hui and allow additional time for setting up. Please advise what time you require powhiri to commence.
Please advise AM or PM Please allow time in your agenda for resetting the marae. Ōtākou Marae often have daily powhiri, please consider those coming after you and leave Ōtākou Marae as you have found it.
Noho marae *
Please tick the appropriate box to indicate whether you intend to noho or return daily for the duration of your booking.
Taka kai (Catering) *
Please tick the appropriate box to indicate whether you require catering or will be self catering. Please note Kai Whakanoa will need to be planned with the office for all self catered bookings.
Taka kai (Catered) Meals
Please note; Your first meal after Powhiri/Mihi Whakatau will be Kai whakanoa which is part of the process of Powhiri.
If you are aware of food allergies at this point please advise.
Please tick *
We can provide for your Hui at no extra cost; Projector and screen, sound system, TV with HDMI etc, Wifi. If you require hired goods, this will be at additional costs.
Wāhi (spaces) you require
Quote required
Let us know if there are any risks we can co-manage together.
I have read the considerations at the top of the booking form *
It is important to us that you understand our guidelines and considerations, please take the time to read over.