Story: Northland places

Ripirō beach

Ripirō beach

The 100-kilometre shoreline between Maunganui Bluff and the entrance to Kaipara Harbour, which is highly significant in Māori tradition, is called Ripirō. This man is digging for shellfish.

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Claudia Orange, 'Northland places - Dargaville and the Northern Wairoa', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/7862/ripiro-beach (accessed 22 May 2019)

Story by Claudia Orange, updated 4 May 2015