Story: Te Āti Awa of Taranaki

Pukerangiora pā

Pukerangiora pā

Pukerangiora , 6.5 km inland from Waitara, was an important Te Āti Awa site from pre-European times. It was also the site of a major battle in the New Zealand wars of the 1860s, and trenches, rifle pits and tunnels are still visible. Following the wars, Te Āti Awa’s lands were confiscated.

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Peter Adds, 'Te Āti Awa of Taranaki - War and a kind of peace', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 16 April 2024)

Story by Peter Adds, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Mar 2017