Story: Tribal organisation

Maketū

Maketū

Maketū in the Bay of Plenty is the place where the Te Arawa canoe landed. It became one of the main settlements of the Te Arawa tribe, but Te Arawa people also settled in the Rotorua lakes district and around Lake Taupō.

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Rāwiri Taonui, 'Tribal organisation - How iwi and hapū emerged', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/4245/maketu (accessed 20 March 2019)

Story by Rāwiri Taonui, published 8 Feb 2005