Story: Te Arawa

Mt Moehau, Coromandel Peninsula

Mt Moehau, Coromandel Peninsula

Tamatekapua’s grandson Īhenga lived here at Moehau, near the tip of the Coromandel Peninsula. After his grandfather died, Īhenga moved to Maketū where he married his cousin Hinetekakara. He went on to become one of the great Te Arawa explorers.

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Paora Tapsell, 'Te Arawa - Settlement and migration', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 June 2024)

Story by Paora Tapsell, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Mar 2017