Story: Tapa whenua – naming places

Places named by Tōhē (1st of 2)

Places named by Tōhē

The Ngāti Kahu chief Tōhē named more than 100 places on his final visit from Kapowairua Bay in the north to see his daughter in the Kaipara region.

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Rāwiri Taonui, 'Tapa whenua – naming places - Exploration and naming', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 July 2024)

Story by Rāwiri Taonui, published 24 Nov 2008