Kōrero: Te Āti Awa ki Te Whanganui-a-Tara

Te Aro, 1840

Te Aro, 1840

Kei te pūtahitanga o ngā tiriti o Taranaki me Courtenay i Te Whanganui-a-Tara, te wāhi i tū te pā o Te Aro i ōna rā. Nā Ngāti Mutunga - te haumi o Te Āti Awa nō roto mai i ngā heke - te pā i hanga. Nō muri, ka nōhia te pā e Ngāti Ruanui rātou ko Ngāti Haumia, ko Ngāti Tūpaia. Whai atu i te rū o te tau 1855, ka hīa te whenua ki runga, ka whakatahe ngā wai o ngā repo kia kore te tuna, te mātaitai, tae atu ki ngā pā harakeke mō te mahi muka hei hoko ki ngā tāngata whai. Nā te korenga ake o ēnei rawa whakaora i te iwi, ka whakarērea te pā, ka hokona te whenua.

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Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

Morris Love, 'Te Āti Awa ki Te Whanganui-a-Tara - Ngā heke o te tekau tau atu i 1820', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/artwork/1287/te-aro-1840 (accessed 23 October 2019)

Story by Morris Love, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 3 Mar 2017