Story: Ngāti Porou

Horouta and Tākitimu canoe territories

Horouta and Tākitimu canoe territories

This map shows the traditional boundaries of the people of the Horouta canoe. The northern part of the Tākitimu canoe area is also marked. In the area around modern Gisborne the lands of the two canoes overlap. Ngāti Porou’s homeland sits inside the Horouta canoe territory and includes the overlapping territory in the south.

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Tamati Muturangi Reedy, 'Ngāti Porou - Tribal boundaries and resources', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/map/4289/horouta-and-takitimu-canoe-territories (accessed 18 September 2019)

Story by Tamati Muturangi Reedy, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 22 Mar 2017