Story: Ngāti Ruanui

Mt Taranaki from Turuturumōkai pā

Mt Taranaki from Turuturumōkai pā

Mt Taranaki (Mt Egmont) is a wāhi tapu (reserved ground) to all tribes in the province of Taranaki. Here, it is viewed from the famous Ngāti Tūpaea of Turuturumōkai, where Tītokowaru began his war against European soldiers in 1868.

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Tony Sole, 'Ngāti Ruanui - Origins of Ngāti Ruanui', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 20 April 2024)

Story by Tony Sole, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 22 Mar 2017