This photograph shows the Waikato River, with Taupiri mountain at left, on the bend of the river. Taupiri is the sacred mountain of the Waikato people. It is remembered in the tribal saying:
Waikato is the river
Taupiri is the mountain
Te Wherowhero is the man.
Many Waikato ancestors and chiefs are buried on Taupiri, including all the Māori kings, and the late queen, Dame Te Ātairangikahu.
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Photograph by Lloyd Homer
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