Story: Ngā waewae tapu – Māori exploration

Kahumatamomoe and Īhenga’s journeys

Kahumatamomoe and Īhenga’s journeys

Kahumatamomoe and his nephew Īhenga left from Maketū and explored together as far as Poutū. From there Kahumatamomoe stopped at the Coromandel Peninsula and ultimately returned to Rotorua. Īhenga travelled to Kawakawa, eventually returning to Maketū.

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Rāwiri Taonui, 'Ngā waewae tapu – Māori exploration - Te Arawa explorers', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 21 May 2024)

Story by Rāwiri Taonui, published 24 Sep 2007