Kōrero: Volcanic Plateau region

Tāpeka meeting house

Tāpeka meeting house

The meeting house Tāpeka, at Waihī, is a principal house for Ngāti Tūwharetoa and its hapū (sub-tribe) Ngāti Turumākina. The three figures on the front of the house represent the three sons of paramount chief Herea Te Heuheu Tūkino, including Mananui and Iwikau, who both succeeded him.

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Photograph by Martin Wikaira

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Malcolm McKinnon, 'Volcanic Plateau region - Overview', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/15131/tapeka-meeting-house (accessed 25 September 2021)

He kōrero nā Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 May 2015