Story: Whangārei tribes

Aotea (Great Barrier Island) (1st of 3)

Aotea (Great Barrier Island)

From the end of the 19th century, the government took large areas of Māori land on the east coast offshore islands for nature reserves. On Aotea 60% of the land is today in reserve.

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Rāwiri Taonui, 'Whangārei tribes - Land loss', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 1 April 2023)

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