Story: New Zealand wars

Roadside Stories: Ōrākau

This Roadside Story tells the story of the battle of Ōrākau and shows images of the battle site today and the memorial to Rewi Maniapoto at nearby Kihikihi.

Roadside Stories is a series of audio guides to places around New Zealand.

Taonga puoro courtesy of Richard Nunns

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How to cite this page:

Danny Keenan, 'New Zealand wars - Waikato war: major battles', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/interactive/36923/roadside-stories-orakau (accessed 18 September 2019)

Story by Danny Keenan, published 20 Jun 2012, reviewed & revised 8 Feb 2017