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Ruapekapeka pā

Ruapekapeka pā

The last fighting in the northern war occurred here at Ruapekapeka in January 1846. Another masterly fortification constructed under the direction of the chief Kawiti, the pā was eventually abandoned by Ngāpuhi.

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Rāwiri Taonui, 'Ngāpuhi - Early European contact', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 25 June 2024)

Story by Rāwiri Taonui, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Mar 2017