Story: Marutūahu tribes

Greenstone club from Hauraki

Greenstone club from Hauraki

This mere pounamu (greenstone club) was presented to Governor George Grey by Hauraki chiefs as a token of peace following the Ngāti Pāoa expedition to Auckland in April 1851.

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Te Ahukaramū Charles Royal, 'Marutūahu tribes - Ngāti Maru and Ngāti Pāoa', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/754/greenstone-club-from-hauraki (accessed 1 August 2021)

Story by Te Ahukaramū Charles Royal, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 22 Mar 2017