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Muriwai’s Cave, Whakatāne (2nd of 3)

Muriwai’s Cave, Whakatāne

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

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Rāwiri Taonui, 'Canoe traditions - Canoes of Bay of Plenty', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 20 July 2024)

Story by Rāwiri Taonui, published 8 Feb 2005