Story: Whangārei tribes



Ngātiwai descend from Manaia, captain of the Māhuhu-ki-te-rangi canoe. This carving of him is in the Whangārei office of the government department, Work and Income New Zealand. Today, many Ngātiwai live near Whangārei, both north and south of the city.

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Carving by Te Warihi Hetaraka

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Rāwiri Taonui, 'Whangārei tribes - Tribes of Whangārei', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 16 May 2022)

Story by Rāwiri Taonui, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Mar 2017