Story: Te Āti Awa of Wellington

Pipitea pā, 1842

Pipitea pā, 1842

Pipitea was located on the shores of Wellington Harbour where Thorndon Quay and the present-day Pipitea marae are now situated. Built by Ngāti Mutunga, after 1835 it was occupied by Te Āti Awa and was surrounded by cultivations.

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Morris Love, 'Te Āti Awa of Wellington - After 1840', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 17 July 2024)

Story by Morris Love, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Mar 2017