Story: Ngāi Tahu

Inscription on the Tuturau monument

Inscription on the Tuturau monument

The inscription on the monument at Tuturau, which was erected in 1937, records that the southerners were victorious in this last fight between the North Island and South Island Māori in December 1836.

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Te Maire Tau, 'Ngāi Tahu - The southern Ngāi Tahu response', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 26 June 2024)

Story by Te Maire Tau, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Mar 2017