Story: Ngāti Toarangatira

Tāhoramaurea, Motungārara and Kapiti islands, 1843

Tāhoramaurea, Motungārara and Kapiti islands, 1843

This sketch shows Tāhoramaurea Island (left) and Motungārara Island (right), with Kapiti Island in the right background and the South Island in the distance. The village of chief Te Rauparaha is on the right of Tāhoramaurea Island.

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Ink and watercolour sketch by Richard Taylor

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Mīria Pōmare, 'Ngāti Toarangatira - 19th century: rise and fall', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/artwork/1352/tahoramaurea-motungarara-and-kapiti-islands-1843 (accessed 9 August 2020)

Story by Mīria Pōmare, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Mar 2017