Story: Ngāti Kahungunu

Nukutaurua, Māhia Peninsula

Nukutaurua, Māhia Peninsula

One of the most famous New Zealand love stories began on this peninsula. It was here, at Nukutaurua, that Kahungunu met and married Rongomaiwahine.

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Mere Whaanga, 'Ngāti Kahungunu - Kahungunu and Rongomaiwahine', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 7 December 2023)

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