Story: Ngāti Whātua

Ngāti Whātua settlement at Ōkahu Bay

Ngāti Whātua settlement at Ōkahu Bay

Despite welcoming the Pākehā to Auckland, Ngāti Whatua rapidly lost their lands there, and by 1854 had only the Ōrākei block at Ōkahu Bay. This photograph shows the settlement in 1907.

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How to cite this page:

Rāwiri Taonui, 'Ngāti Whātua - Ngāti Whātua and the Treaty of Waitangi', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/1208/ngati-whatua-settlement-at-okahu-bay (accessed 6 December 2019)

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