Story: Te Whānau-ā-Apanui

Whakaari (White Island)

Whakaari (White Island)

Lying 48 km off the Bay of Plenty coast, the active volcano of Whakaari is an important place for Te Whānau-ā-Apanui.

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Photograph by Lloyd Homer

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Roka Paora, 'Te Whānau-ā-Apanui - Lands', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/525/whakaari-white-island (accessed 11 December 2017)

Story by Roka Paora, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 10 Feb 2015