Te Kaha

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For the warship of this name, see HMNZS Te Kaha (F77).

Te Kaha is a small New Zealand community situated in the Bay of Plenty near Opotiki. It has a population of about 387, up from 306 in 2006. Approximately 85% of whom are of Māori descent. Corporal Willie Apiata, who received the New Zealand Victoria Cross on 2 July 2007, comes from Te Kaha, as did Moana-Nui-a-Kiwa Ngarimu who received the VC posthumously in October 1943.

List of marae in the Te Whanau a Apanui iwi. Hārāwaka - Hawai; Hikarukutai - Maraenui; Tutāwake - Whitianga; Rongomaihuatahi - Omaio; Matekitatahi - Otuwhare; Hinetekahu - Waiōrore; Te Ehutu - Te Kaha; Kaiaio - Maungaroa; Kahurautao - Pahaoa; Maruhaeremuri - Wairuru; Pararaki - Raukokore; Kauaetangohia - Whangaparaoa; Ngunguruoterangi - Potaka.

Coordinates: 37°44′S 177°41′E / 37.733°S 177.683°E / -37.733; 177.683