Access to the cemetery is through private property. Tamaterau Maori Cemetery, Maori name Pakikaikutu, is situated about half a kilometre up a track on a hillside over looking the estuary, Whangarei Harbour. Tamaterau is approximately 7 kilometres from the junction of Whangarei Heads Road and Church Street at Onerahi. The track to the cemetery is on the left hand side of the stock pen at Tamaterau.
There are 2 Commonwealth burials of the 1914-1918 war here.