Kōrero: Auckland region

Māori midden, Takapuna

Māori midden, Takapuna

In 2007 roading contractors in Takapuna uncovered a midden (rubbish dump) filled with shells, a find which suggested there had been a Māori settlement close by. Work was stopped while archaeologists and Māori inspected the area. 

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New Zealand Herald
Photograph by Paul Estcourt

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Margaret McClure, 'Auckland region - Māori history', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/15887/maori-midden-takapuna (accessed 28 November 2021)

He kōrero nā Margaret McClure, updated 1 Aug 2016