Story: Whāngārei tribes



Ngātiwai descend from Manaia, captain of the Māhuhu-ki-te-rangi canoe. This carving of him is in the government office of Work and Income in Whāngārei. Today, many Ngātiwai live close to Whāngārei, both north and south of the city.

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Carving by Te Warihi Hetaraka

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Rāwiri Taonui, 'Whāngārei tribes - Tribes of Whāngārei', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 23 September 2020)

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