Story: Ngāti Maniapoto

Tūrongo and Māhinaarangi

Tūrongo and Māhinaarangi

With others in the Tainui confederation of tribes, Ngāti Maniapoto people trace their lineage from Tūrongo, whose union with Māhinaarangi brought together both the Tainui and East Coast tribes. This carving of Tūrongo and Māhinaarangi is on Maniaroa marae, Mōkau.

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Tūhuatahi Tui Adams and Paul Meredith, 'Ngāti Maniapoto - Lineage, lands and settlements', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 28 March 2023)

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