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Waiapu River from the Tikitiki war memorial

Waiapu River from the Tikitiki war memorial

The sweep of the lower Waiapu River, the heartland of Ngāti Porou, is seen here from the war memorial at Tikitiki, looking across to the summit of Whakaumu (200 m).

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Monty Soutar, 'East Coast places - Waiapu River valley', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 21 June 2024)

Story by Monty Soutar, updated 1 Mar 2015