Story: Ngāti Raukawa

Waitohi’s tomb

Waitohi’s tomb

Many Ngāti Raukawa moved south when, after rejecting Te Rauparaha’s invitation to settle, they accepted the invitation of his sister, Waitohi. This 1844 painting by George Angas is of Waitohi’s tomb on Mana Island. The carving was by Te Rangihaeata, Waitohi’s son.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: A-020-018
Watercolour by George French Angas

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How to cite this page:

Te Ahukaramū Charles Royal, 'Ngāti Raukawa - 19th century migrations', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/artwork/160/waitohis-tomb (accessed 14 June 2021)

Story by Te Ahukaramū Charles Royal, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 3 Mar 2017