Story: Ngāti Whātua

Moremonui commemorative plaque

Moremonui commemorative plaque

Ngāti Whātua defeated Ngāpuhi, including their leader Hongi Hika, at Moremonui (an alternative spelling is used on the plaque) in 1807.

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Rāwiri Taonui, 'Ngāti Whātua - European contact', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 June 2024)

Story by Rāwiri Taonui, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 22 Mar 2017