Kakanui marae is located on the Kaipara Coast Highway 16 in Kakanui. The wharenui is named Te Kia Ora. Ngāti Rango is the principal hapū of Kakanui marae. Kakanui marae is connected to the maunga named Tuhirangi and to the Kakanui River.
The Marae Trustees are;
Te Arahi Kapea