Story: Ngāti Maniapoto

Matakore’s descendants

Matakore’s descendants

Matakore was Maniapoto’s younger brother and supported him against Te Ihingaarangi. These carvings are of two descendants of Matakore – the sisters Parehuia and Kahira Maratini. The moko on Parehuia’s chin indicates her seniority in the family.

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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