Story: Hauraki tribes

Bean Rock

Bean Rock

Bean Rock lies offshore from Bastion Point in Auckland. It is also known as Te Toka-o-Kapetaua (Kapetaua’s Rock), to mark Tarakumukumu’s abandonment of his brother-in-law, Kapetaua, on the rock. Now it is marked by a beacon, visible to the left of this photograph.

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Te Ahukaramū Charles Royal, 'Hauraki tribes - The first tribes', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/736/bean-rock (accessed 9 December 2019)

Story by Te Ahukaramū Charles Royal, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 3 Mar 2017