Story: Muriwhenua tribes

Places named by Tōhē (1st of 2)

Places named by Tōhē

Tōhē, an important Ngāti Kahu chief, set off from his home at Kapowairua (Spirits Bay) to make a final visit to his daughter living on the Kaipara. On his way south he named all these places.

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Rāwiri Taonui, 'Muriwhenua tribes - Ancestors', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 28 November 2021)

Story by Rāwiri Taonui, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 22 Mar 2017