Kōrero: Ngā poropiti

Roadside Stories: Ngā raru ki Te Hāroto

The tiny settlement of Te Hāroto, on the Napier–Taupō road, was once a major village of the Ngāti Hineuru tribe, followers of the Pai Mārire faith, which supported Māori self-determination. In 1866 a Pai Mārire group planning to attack Napier were defeated by settler militia, and those who survived the battle were shipped to the Chatham Islands. The government later built a military blockhouse at Te Hāroto.

Listen to a Roadside Story about Te Hāroto. Roadside Stories is a series of audio guides to places around New Zealand.

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Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

Judith Binney, 'Ngā poropiti - Te Ua Haumēne – ko te Pai Mārire ko te Hauhau', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/interactive/35293/roadside-stories-nga-raru-ki-te-haroto (accessed 20 October 2019)

Story by Judith Binney, published 5 May 2011