Te Wai-o-Hua was the dominant tribe in Tāmaki until 1741. At this time an invasion of Ngāti Whātua from the north saw the great chief Kiwi Tāmaki killed in battle here at Paruroa, Great Muddy Creek, beside the Manukau and to the west of Te Whau.
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