Kōrero: Bay of Plenty region

Wairaka (1 o 3)

Wairaka

Wairaka is also known as Te Whare o Tōroa (the house of Tōroa, captain of the Mataatua canoe). Located on the foreshore at Whakatāne, the meeting house Mataatua commemorates the canoe and Wairaka, the woman who saved it from being swept away.

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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 - Creative arts and heritage', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/5656/wairaka (accessed 30 March 2020)

He kōrero nā Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 Aug 2016