Story: Ngā waewae tapu – Māori exploration

Places named by Tōhē (1st of 2)

Places named by Tōhē

Tōhē, an elderly chief from Ngāti Kahu, made a journey from Kapowairua (Spirits Bay) to visit his daughter Rāninikura for the last time. On his way south he named these places.

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Rāwiri Taonui, 'Ngā waewae tapu – Māori exploration - Northern explorers', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 13 June 2024)

Story by Rāwiri Taonui, published 24 Sep 2007