Kōrero: Ngā waka tere moana

Māhuhu-ki-te-rangi landing places

Ngā tauranga o Māhuhu-ki-te-rangi

Ko Māhuhu-ki-te-rangi te waka o Ngāti Whātua. E ai ki ā rātou kōrero i ū mai te waka nei ki Te Tai Rāwhiti, ka hōpara ki ngā takiwā o Whangaroa, o Tākou me Whangaruru. Ka toro atu rātou ki te tai tonga, i mua i te hokinga ki Pārengarenga. Whai muri, ka heke te waka i te tai hauāuru. E ai ki te kōrero o Te Roroa ka ū te waka ki konei, ki Kawerua. Kei ētahi atu, ka ū te waka nei ki te moutere o Tāporapora, ki te kūrae o Kaipara, i mua i te hokinga ki te raki ki te whanga o Rangaunu.

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Rāwiri Taonui, 'Ngā waka tere moana - Ngā waka o Te Tai Tokerau', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/map/2312/nga-tauranga-o-mahuhu-ki-te-rangi (accessed 20 September 2019)

Story by Rāwiri Taonui, published 8 Feb 2005