Story: Kai Pākehā – introduced foods

Te Pahi

Te Pahi

Te Pahi was an important northern chief. Governor King of Norfolk Island established relations with Te Pahi and sent him a number of pigs – probably leading to the spread of pigs in the North Island.

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Hazel Petrie, 'Kai Pākehā – introduced foods - Early introductions', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 6 June 2023)

Story by Hazel Petrie, published 24 Nov 2008