Story: Ngāti Maniapoto

The ancestor Maniapoto

The ancestor Maniapoto

This carving of Maniapoto is from the meeting house Te Kohaarua, at Maniaroa marae, Mōkau. Maniapoto is depicted living in his cave.

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Tūhuatahi Tui Adams and Paul Meredith, 'Ngāti Maniapoto - The ancestor Maniapoto', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 18 April 2024)

Story by Tūhuatahi Tui Adams and Paul Meredith, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 22 Mar 2017