Kōrero: Ngā pakanga o Aotearoa

Roadside Stories: Te Pā o Ruapekapeka, arā, te pā o Kawiti

I roto i te pakanga o te Tai Tokerau i ngā tau i waenga i te ngahuru tau mai i 1840 ka hangaia e te rangatira o Ngāpuhi, e Te Ruki Kawiti tētahi pā matatini i Ruapekapeka. He awakeri ōna i raro i te whenua, me ngā tini maioro i runga. I muri i te tukinga o ngā pūrepo mō te rua wiki nā ngā hōia o Peretānia, ka whakarērea te pā e Kawiti me ana hōia, i Tīhema 1845. Ka kitea tonutia ōna keringa i ēnei rā. Whakarongo ki tētahi Roadside Story mō te pā o Kawiti.

Roadside Stories Ko Roadside Stories tētahi rangatū aratohu ororongo mō ngā wāhi huri noa i Aotearoa.

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Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

Danny Keenan, 'Ngā pakanga o Aotearoa - Ngā Pakanga i te Tai Tokerau, tau 1845-46', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/interactive/45052/roadside-stories-te-pa-o-ruapekapeka-ara-te-pa-o-kawiti (accessed 16 July 2019)

Story by Danny Keenan, published 20 Jun 2012, reviewed & revised 8 Feb 2017