Story: Ngā waewae tapu – Māori exploration



Ngātokimatawhaorua is housed at the Treaty Grounds, Waitangi. It is named after the original Ngātokimatawhaorua, which was re-adzed from Kupe’s canoe, the Matawhaorua.

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Rāwiri Taonui, 'Ngā waewae tapu – Māori exploration - Northern explorers', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 20 June 2024)

Story by Rāwiri Taonui, published 24 Sep 2007