Kōrero: Bay of Plenty region

Ōpape

Ōpape

The beach at Ōpape is where the Nukutere canoe landed from Eastern Polynesia, about 700 years ago. It brought the forebears of the Te Whakatōhea tribe. Moutohorā (Whale Island) can be seen on the horizon. In the distance at left is the sweep of the western Bay of Plenty coast.

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Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Photograph by Shirley Williams

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Bay of Plenty region - Māori traditions', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/5550/opape (accessed 30 March 2020)

He kōrero nā Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 Aug 2016