Story: Ngāti Whātua

Sewer under construction, Ōkahu Bay, 1910

Sewer under construction, Ōkahu Bay, 1910

Against the objections of Ngāti Whātua, a sewer was constructed in front of the community at Ōkahu Bay in 1910. This was not Ngāti Whātua’s final defeat. In 1952 the last inhabitants were evicted.

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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/1559/sewer-under-construction-okahu-bay-1910 (accessed 6 December 2019)

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