Story: Rangitāne

The ancestor Rangitāne

The ancestor Rangitāne

Rangitāne, also known as Rangitānenui, Tānenui-a-rangi and Rangitānenui-a-rangi, was the ancestor from whom the tribe Rangitāne took its name.

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Mason Durie and Meihana Durie, 'Rangitāne - The origins of Rangitāne', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/artwork/4252/the-ancestor-rangitane (accessed 4 August 2021)

Story by Mason Durie and Meihana Durie, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 3 Mar 2017