Story: Ngāti Tūwharetoa

Lake Taupō and Mt Tongariro

Lake Taupō and Mt Tongariro

Mt Tongariro and Lake Taupō are landmarks of great significance for Ngāti Tūwharetoa. Motutaiko, the island in the lake, is also a sacred place.

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Martin Wikaira, 'Ngāti Tūwharetoa - Lands and people', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 15 June 2024)

Story by Martin Wikaira, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Mar 2017