Story: Ngāti Tūwharetoa

Tia’s journey

Tia’s journey

An important tribal ancestor is Tia, who travelled from Maketū to Taupō. Along the way he named many places. Tia’s journey and his place names are recorded on this map.

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Martin Wikaira, 'Ngāti Tūwharetoa - The journeys of Ngātoroirangi and Tia', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 4 December 2021)

Story by Martin Wikaira, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Mar 2017