Te Tai – Treaty Settlement Stories

Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei: what breeze blows gently hither?

From 1825, after being besieged by Hongi Hika and the northern tribes, Apihai Te Kawau and his people lived in the Waikato for nearly a decade. Te Kawau and his people returned to Tāmaki and re-established settlements, first at Karangahape, then at Māngere and Onehunga.

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Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei are continuously researching their history. This published narrative is done to the best of their knowledge.
First published in 2021 by Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei and Manatū Taonga.
© Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei 2021.