Story: Ngāti Ruanui

Pā at Waimate-ōrangi-tuapeka

Pā at Waimate-ōrangi-tuapeka

This ink drawing by T. Woore is of Waimate-ōrangi-tuapeka, which in 1834 was the site of Ngāti Ruanui’s last battle, fought against invading tribes from the north.

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Ink drawing by Lieutenant T. Woore

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Tony Sole, 'Ngāti Ruanui - Times of unrest', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 7 June 2023)

Story by Tony Sole, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 22 Mar 2017