Story: Canoe traditions

Muriwai’s Cave, Whakatāne (2nd of 3)

Muriwai’s Cave, Whakatāne

Muriwai was the sister of Toroa, captain of the Mataatua canoe, and is said to have lived in this cave after they arrived from Hawaiki.

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Rāwiri Taonui, 'Canoe traditions - Canoes of the Bay of Plenty', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/2331/muriwais-cave-whakatane (accessed 16 October 2019)

Story by Rāwiri Taonui, published 8 Feb 2005