Story: Ngāti Awa

Tauroa Point near Ahipara

Tauroa Point near Ahipara

Ngāti Awa had its beginnings as a tribe in Northland, in the area around Kaitāia and Ahipara. This photograph looks over Tauroa Point in the foreground towards Ahipara in the distance, at the foot of Ninety Mile Beach.

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Layne Harvey, 'Ngāti Awa - Early history', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/4174/tauroa-point-near-ahipara (accessed 12 July 2020)

Story by Layne Harvey, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Mar 2017