Story: Te ohanga onamata a rohe – economic regions

Chatham Islands – Rēkohu and Rangihaute

Chatham Islands – Rēkohu and Rangihaute

This satellite photo is of the Chatham Islands where Moriori people developed their unique culture. The island placed many limitations on their Māori ancestors – there was no horticulture or traditional materials for waka. But the island had other bounteous resources.

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Basil Keane, 'Te ohanga onamata a rohe – economic regions - Rēkohu – Chatham Islands', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/map/23614/chatham-islands-rekohu-and-rangihaute (accessed 7 August 2020)

Story by Basil Keane, published 11 Mar 2010