Story: Canoe traditions

Takapaukura (Tom Bowling Bay)

Takapaukura (Tom Bowling Bay)

This is the bay near North Cape where the Kurahaupō canoe, captained by Pōhurihanga, is said to have landed.

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Rāwiri Taonui, 'Canoe traditions - Canoes of the northern tide', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 25 May 2022)

Story by Rāwiri Taonui, published 8 Feb 2005