Story: New Zealand identity

Mt Taranaki

Mt Taranaki

Mt Taranaki is very important to the identity of all the tribes of the Taranaki region. Here it is seen from Turuturumōkai pā, a significant place for the Ngāti Ruanui tribe. Most tribes identify with a prominent mountain in their vicinity.

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Photograph by Jock Phillips

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Fiona Barker, 'New Zealand identity - The land', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/34599/mt-taranaki (accessed 18 May 2021)

Story by Fiona Barker, published 20 Jun 2012