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Hōri Ngākapa Te Whanaunga

Hōri Ngākapa Te Whanaunga

Hōri Ngākapa Te Whanaunga was an important ancestor and chief of Ngāti Whanaunga, who lived in the Wharekawa district in western Hauraki in the 19th century. He was a supporter of the Māori King movement, and at one stage organised an attack on the young township of Auckland.

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Te Ahukaramū Charles Royal, 'Marutūahu tribes - Ngāti Rongoū, Ngāti Tamaterā and Ngāti Whanaunga', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/artwork/750/hori-ngakapa-te-whanaunga (accessed 26 September 2021)

Story by Te Ahukaramū Charles Royal, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 22 Mar 2017