Story: Tāmaki tribes

Auckland city, 2004

Auckland city, 2004

The development of Auckland by European settlers put special pressure on Māori, and they lost much of their land. Auckland follows Hauraki, Waikato and Taranaki in having the least Māori freehold land on a per capita basis.

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Rāwiri Taonui, 'Tāmaki tribes - European contact', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 23 June 2024)

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