Kōrero: Hawke’s Bay places

Roadside Stories: Māori culture in southern Hawke's Bay

A hill in southern Hawke’s Bay can claim the world’s longest place name. It refers to a local Māori ancestor, Tamatea, who played his flute to his loved one there. North of Waipawa is Te Aute College, a famous Māori boys’ high school that has produced many influential leaders.

Listen to a Roadside Story about Māori culture in southern Hawke's Bay. Roadside Stories is a series of audio guides to places around New Zealand.

Archival audio: Te Aute College

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YouTube: Manatu Taonga's channel

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Kerryn Pollock, 'Hawke’s Bay places - Waipawa', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/interactive/35319/roadside-stories-maori-culture-in-southern-hawkes-bay (accessed 8 August 2022)

He kōrero nā Kerryn Pollock, updated 30 Nov 2015