Story: Tāmaki tribes

Māori place names (1st of 3)

Māori place names

Auckland was a strategic location for Māori, and the centre of several important trade routes. This map, compiled in 1938, details Māori place names in the Auckland area.

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How to cite this page:

Rāwiri Taonui, 'Tāmaki tribes - Tribal history and places', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/map/1017/maori-place-names (accessed 17 September 2019)

Story by Rāwiri Taonui, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 22 Mar 2017