Story: Te ohanga onamata a rohe – economic regions

Tūhua (1st of 2)


Tūhua (Mayor Island), off the Bay of Plenty coastline, was an important source of high-quality obsidian.

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Basil Keane, 'Te ohanga onamata a rohe – economic regions - Iwitini – most populous region', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 4 December 2023)

Story by Basil Keane, published 11 Mar 2010