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Huriawa pā site (1st of 2)

Huriawa pā site

Huriawa , on a promontory overlooking the mouth of the Waikouaiti River, was a stronghold of the Ngāi Tahu chief Te Wera. The site, now a historic reserve, is adjacent to Karitāne township.

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Otago Daily Times
Reference: 8 August 2007, p. 9
Photograph by Stephen Jaquiery

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Otago places - North of Dunedin', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 18 May 2022)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 Jul 2015