Story: Muriwhenua tribes

Places named by Tōhē (1st of 2)

Places named by Tōhē

Tōhē, an important Ngāti Kahu chief, set off from his home at Kapowairua (Spirits Bay) to make a final visit to his daughter living on the Kaipara. On his way south he named all these places.

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Rāwiri Taonui, 'Muriwhenua tribes - Ancestors', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/map/426/places-named-by-tohe (accessed 18 September 2019)

Story by Rāwiri Taonui, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 22 Mar 2017