Story: Taranaki tribe

The home of the ancestors

Taranaki tribal historian Te Miringa Hōhaia talks about the kāinga (village) Karakatonga which was the ancient dwelling place of Te Kāhui Maunga – the people of the mountains.

Using this item

Sound Archives / Ngā Taonga Kōrero
Reference: Parihaka: its rape and its healing/MPT HRK940629

This item has been provided for private study purposes (such as school projects, family and local history research) and any published reproduction (print or electronic) may infringe copyright law. It is the responsibility of the user of any material to obtain clearance from the copyright holder.

All images & media in this story

How to cite this page:

Te Miringa Hōhaia, 'Taranaki tribe - Tribal origins', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/speech/3901/the-home-of-the-ancestors (accessed 4 December 2021)

Story by Te Miringa Hōhaia, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Mar 2017