Story: Waikato tribes



When the Tainui canoe pulled ashore at Kāwhia after its long journey from Hawaiki, it was tied to this pōhutukawa tree, named Tangi-te-korowhiti.

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Te Ahukaramū Charles Royal, 'Waikato tribes - Waikato landmarks', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 24 July 2024)

Story by Te Ahukaramū Charles Royal, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Mar 2017