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Roadside Stories: Kaiapohia

Kaiapohia (Kaiapoi) was the great (fortified settlement) of the Ngāi Tahu tribe. This Roadside Story about Kaiapohia explains the conflict between Ngāi Tahu and Ngāti Toa during the musket wars.

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:

Basil Keane, 'Musket wars - Ngāti Toa and allies', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/interactive/38092/roadside-stories-kaiapohia (accessed 12 December 2019)

Story by Basil Keane, published 20 Jun 2012