Story: Ngāpuhi

Manaia mountain

Manaia mountain

Something of the beauty and natural mystery of Manaia mountain can be seen here. Little wonder that Manaia is the main ancestral mountain for the tribes living in the Whāngārei area. It is named after one of the earliest ancestors.

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Photograph by Margaret Lovell-Smith

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How to cite this page:

Rāwiri Taonui, 'Ngāpuhi - Lands', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/396/manaia-mountain (accessed 20 September 2017)

Story by Rāwiri Taonui, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 3 Mar 2017