Story: Tauranga Moana

Whakapapa from the Mataatua canoe

Whakapapa from the Mataatua canoe

The third canoe of significance to Tauranga Moana is Mataatua. Ngāi Te Rangi and Ngāti Pūkenga trace their descent to people who came on the Mataatua.

Whakapapa from information provided by Te Awanuiārangi Black

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Te Awanuiārangi Black, 'Tauranga Moana - Traditional lands and canoes', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/whakapapa/3682/whakapapa-from-the-mataatua-canoe (accessed 25 May 2019)

Story by Te Awanuiārangi Black, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Mar 2017