Māori settlement

The East Coast region is home to the related tribes of Ngāti Porou, Te Aitanga-a-Māhaki, Rongowhakaata and Ngāi Tāmanuhiri (previously known as Ngāi Tahupō).

Part of story: East Coast region

European contact

Muskets and war

Part of story: Ngāti Kahungunu

Other sporting venues

While large stadiums with seating for thousands remain important to the sporting identity of New Zealand cities, there are many other venues for high-performance sport.

Part of story: Sports venues

Transport and infrastructure

Tracks and rivers

Part of story: Hawke’s Bay region