is a small township close to the Pacific Ocean
coast of the southeastern North Island
of New Zealand
. It is in the southernmost part of Hawke's Bay
, 45 kilometres south of Waipukurau
, and close to the mouth of the Porangahau River
. There is a marae
The township is close to the famed insubstantial hill with the substantial name: Taumatawhakatangihangakoauauotamateaturipukakapikimaungahoronukupokaiwhenuakitanatahu.