Story: Taniwha

Ngake and Whātaitai

Ngake and Whātaitai

This mural is of the two taniwha said to have created Wellington Harbour. Ngake is blue, and Whātaitai green. The artwork is at Pikopiko Clyde Quay Kindergarten in Wellington.

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Basil Keane, 'Taniwha - Taniwha of the sea', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 14 June 2024)

Story by Basil Keane, published 24 Sep 2007