Story: Ahuwhenua – Māori land and agriculture

Kohunui marae

Kohunui marae

Kohunui marae, in Wairarapa, is in the centre of this photo, with its urupā (cemetery) in the foreground. Māori ancestral land can be a tūrangawaewae, a place to stand or belong, but rural land can also be used for farming.

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How to cite this page:

Tanira Kingi, 'Ahuwhenua – Māori land and agriculture - Trusts and incorporations', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 June 2021)

Story by Tanira Kingi, published 24 Nov 2008