Dominating the Hawke’s Bay skyline, Te Mata Peak and the surrounding range resemble a man lying on his back. According to Māori tradition, the peak has its origins in a tale of a giant warrior and a local tribe’s attempt to outwit him.
Listen to a Roadside Story about Te Mata Peak. Roadside Stories is a series of audio guides to places around New Zealand.
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