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Tainui anchor stone, Maniaroa marae

Tainui anchor stone, Maniaroa marae

Some of the Tainui crew disembarked at Mōkau. Just north of this point, at Maniaroa marae, the waka’s anchor stone is now embedded in concrete.

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Rāwiri Taonui, 'Canoe traditions - Te Arawa and Tainui', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 29 May 2023)

Story by Rāwiri Taonui, published 8 Feb 2005