Story: Tūranga i te hapori – status in Māori society

Te Reinga Falls

Te Reinga Falls

This is Te Reinga Falls, inland from Wairoa, Hawke's Bay. In the 1840s a group of Ngāi Tāne lived under the mantle of Te Waaka Perohuka of Rongowhakaata, in an area just north of Te Reinga.

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Reference: 1935-0005-12
Watercolour by J. C. Richmond

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How to cite this page:

Basil Keane, 'Tūranga i te hapori – status in Māori society - Class, status and rank', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/artwork/31124/te-reinga-falls (accessed 7 August 2020)

Story by Basil Keane, published 5 May 2011