Story: East Coast region

Hine Hakirirangi

Hine Hakirirangi

Hine Hakirirangi was the sister of Pāoa, a chief of the Horouta waka (canoe). This painting by Toni Lloyd makes reference to the story of how she brought kūmara from Hawaiki to Aotearoa.

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Private collection, Pene Walsh
Acrylic on board by Toni Lloyd

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Monty Soutar, 'East Coast region - Māori settlement', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 18 April 2024)

Story by Monty Soutar, updated 1 Mar 2015