Story: Ngāti Kahungunu

Ruawharo

Ruawharo

Ngāti Kahungunu trace descent from the Tākitimu canoe. Ruawharo, a senior tohunga on the canoe, settled at Te Māhia. This carving of him is at Kahungunu marae at Nūhaka.

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Mere Whaanga, 'Ngāti Kahungunu - Ancestors', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/567/ruawharo (accessed 29 January 2020)

Story by Mere Whaanga, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 3 Mar 2017