A memorial to Māori killed during the battle at Katikara River was unveiled in 2002. The wording on the granite tablet reads: ‘Here lie over 20 warriors of Aotearoa: Taranaki, Ngati Ruanui, Whanganui me etehi atu. They died for their beliefs in the battle of Katikara 4th June 1863. Takoto mai ratou i te rangimarie me te rongopai o to tatou ariki.’
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