Story: Te Whānau-ā-Apanui

Apanui Ringamutu

Apanui Ringamutu

This carving of Apanui Ringamutu, the founding ancestor of Te Whānau-ā-Apanui, is in Te Hono ki Hawaiki, the marae at The Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa. It was carved by a team under the direction of the well-known Te Whānau-ā-Apanui artist Cliff Whiting.

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How to cite this page:

Roka Paora, 'Te Whānau-ā-Apanui - Stories of Apanui Ringamutu’s family', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/527/apanui-ringamutu (accessed 15 December 2017)

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