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Te Arawa place names in Hauraki

Te Arawa place names in Hauraki

The Te Arawa peoples have maintained a relationship and interest in the Hauraki region since the arrival of their canoe in New Zealand. Throughout the region there are Te Arawa place names, including Te Moengahau-o-Tamatekapua (the windy sleeping place of Tamatekapua), which is also known as Moehau Mountain, and Te Kōhatu-whakairi-a-Ngātoroirangi (the suspended rock of Ngātoroirangi) on Table Mountain.

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Te Ahukaramū Charles Royal, 'Hauraki tribes - Te Arawa peoples', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/map/739/te-arawa-place-names-in-hauraki (accessed 14 December 2019)

Story by Te Ahukaramū Charles Royal, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 3 Mar 2017