Story: Ngāti Tūwharetoa



Tamamutu and his great-grandson Rangituamātotoru were major Ngāti Tūwharetoa chiefs in the 17th and 18th centuries respectively. They established a stronghold on Motutaiko, the island in the middle of Lake Taupō. Rangituamātotoru was buried there.

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Martin Wikaira, 'Ngāti Tūwharetoa - Warfare', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 30 November 2023)

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