Story: Waikato region

Poukai marae

Poukai marae

The Poukai is an annual series of visits by the Māori king to Kīngitanga marae around and beyond the Waikato region, a tradition that dates back to the 19th century. This map shows the marae that are visited within and near Waikato.

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Source: Te tumu korero. Ngāruawāhia: Turongo House, 1983

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Waikato region - Te Kīngitanga, 1880 onwards', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/map/27171/poukai-marae (accessed 17 December 2019)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, updated 9 Jul 2015