Story: Ngāti Porou

Genealogy of Māui and Porourangi

Genealogy of Māui and Porourangi

Porourangi was himself descended from important ancestors. One was Māui, who according to tradition fished up the North Island. This whakapapa (genealogy) shows the line of descent from Māui through Toi and Paikea to Porourangi.

Whakapapa from information provided by Tamati Muturangi Reedy

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Tamati Muturangi Reedy, 'Ngāti Porou - Ancestors', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 29 May 2022)

Story by Tamati Muturangi Reedy, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Mar 2017