Story: Canoe traditions

Ross Gregory talks about Tūmoana

Tūmoana was captain of the Tinana canoe, which landed at Moria, now known as Te Tauroa, near present-day Ahipara. The image shows Te Tauroa. In the sound file, Ross Gregory, of the northern tribe Te Rarawa, talks about Tūmoana and his career after landing.

Sound file from Radio New Zealand Sound Archives Ngā Taonga Kōrero. Any re-use of this audio is a breach of copyright. To request a copy of the recording, contact Sound Archives Ngā Taonga Kōrero (Waitangi Tribunal Muriwhenua claim/Reference number MPT 8520).

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How to cite this page:

Rāwiri Taonui, 'Canoe traditions - Canoes of the northern tide', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/speech/2308/ross-gregory-talks-about-tumoana (accessed 12 November 2019)

Story by Rāwiri Taonui, published 8 Feb 2005