Story: Te Arawa

Whitianga i Moehau

Whitianga i Moehau

Ko Ngāti Hei te iwi o tēnei takiwā, he uri rātou nō Hei, te matua kēkē o Tamatekapua. Tatū rawa ki te tekau tau atu i 2000, e 350 anake ngā uri whakaheke i raro i te Poari Kaitiaki o Ngāti Hei. I ngā rā ki mua, e 35 ngā hapū o Ngāti Hei e noho ana i konei. I patua kinotia rātou i te wāhanga tōmua o te rau tau 1800 e ngā taua mau pū o Ngāpuhi.

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Paul Tapsell, 'Te Arawa - Te noho whenua me ngā hekenga', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/4187/whitianga-i-moehau (accessed 21 April 2019)

Story by Paul Tapsell, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 22 Mar 2017