Story: Ngāti Kahungunu

Kahungunu's journey south to Te Māhia

Kahungunu's journey south to Te Māhia

After he left Kaitāia in the the far north, Kahungunu travelled down the east coast of the North Island, before finally settling on the Māhia Peninsula. Marked in red on this map are the places where he married and had children.

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Mere Whaanga, 'Ngāti Kahungunu - Kahungunu the man', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 26 September 2022)

Story by Mere Whaanga, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 3 Mar 2017