Story: Tāmaki tribes

Waiheke Island

Waiheke Island

Ngāti Pāoa conquered much of Tāmaki and came to occupy land along the east coast from the Thames Estuary to the Hunua Ranges and north to Whangaparāoa. Their territory included Waiheke Island in the Hauraki Gulf, pictured here.

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Rāwiri Taonui, 'Tāmaki tribes - The tribes of Tāmaki', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 6 February 2023)

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