Story: Ngāi Tahu

Ōnawe pā (2nd of 2)

Ōnawe pā

This view towards the Ōnawe site shows the land access along the ridge of the peninsula. At low tide access was possible along the beach, where most of the Ngāi Tahu defenders were killed.

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Te Maire Tau, 'Ngāi Tahu - Wars with Ngāti Toa', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 25 June 2024)

Story by Te Maire Tau, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Mar 2017