Story: Canoe traditions

Kawau Island

Kawau Island

According to some northern accounts, the Moekākara canoe landed on Kawau Island, although others say that it landed at Motu Kōkako (Hole in the Rock).

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Reference: February 1971

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Rāwiri Taonui, 'Canoe traditions - Other northern canoes', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 14 June 2024)

Story by Rāwiri Taonui, published 8 Feb 2005