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Kurahaupō Rock, Takapaukura

Kurahaupō Rock, Takapaukura

This is the rock in Takapaukura (Tom Bowling Bay), near North Cape, to which Pōhurihanga, the captain of the Kurahaupō canoe, is said to have tied the canoe on its arrival. Ngāti Kurī trace their descent from Pōhurihanga.

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Rāwiri Taonui, 'Muriwhenua tribes - Ngāti Kurī, Ngāi Takoto, Te Pātū and Ngāti Kahu', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/3826/kurahaupo-rock-takapaukura (accessed 23 May 2022)

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