Story: Ngāti Kahungunu

Kahurānaki, a carved house at Te Hauke, Hawke’s Bay

Kahurānaki, a carved house at Te Hauke, Hawke’s Bay

From the 1850s Ngāti Kahungunu were well established in the Hawke’s Bay area as farmers and market gardeners. The farmer and leader Te Hāpuku built this house to fulfil an ancient prophecy.

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Mere Whaanga, 'Ngāti Kahungunu - European contact', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/580/kahuranaki-a-carved-house-at-te-hauke-hawkes-bay (accessed 23 September 2020)

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