Story: Muriwhenua tribes

Te Oneroa-a-Tōhē (Ninety Mile Beach)

Te Oneroa-a-Tōhē (Ninety Mile Beach)

The best known of Tōhē’s place names is Te Oneroa-a-Tōhē (the long beach of Tōhē). This is arguably a more accurate name than Ninety Mile Beach, since in fact the beach is just under 56 miles (90 km) long.

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Rāwiri Taonui, 'Muriwhenua tribes - Ancestors', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 28 November 2021)

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