Story: Ngāti Tūwharetoa

Lake Taupō

Lake Taupō

In 1926 Ngāti Tūwharetoa ceded the bed of Lake Taupō and its tributaries to the government in return for an annual payment. These resources have now been returned to the tribe.

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Martin Wikaira, 'Ngāti Tūwharetoa - Mountains and lakes', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 7 July 2022)

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