Story: Whānau – Māori and family

Ngāti Maniapoto whānau

Ngāti Maniapoto whānau

Kaputuhi is a Ngāti Maniapoto marae, which is now located at Hangatiki, Waikato. A whānau group poses outside the marae.

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Tai Walker, 'Whānau – Māori and family - Contemporary understandings of whānau', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 3 October 2023)

Story by Tai Walker, published 5 May 2011, updated 1 Jun 2017