Kōrero: Northland places

Pouērua pā

Pouērua pā

The volcanic cone of Pouērua, near Kaikohe, was fortified with massive earthworks and palisades between 550 and 350 years ago. It was not permanently occupied, but was a place of refuge in time of war.

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Photograph by Kevin Jones

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Claudia Orange, 'Northland places - Kaikohe and district', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/7836/pouerua-pa (accessed 21 July 2024)

He kōrero nā Claudia Orange, updated 1 May 2015