Kōrero: Waikato places

Burial on Taupiri mountain

Burial on Taupiri mountain

Pallbearers carry the coffin of King Korokī up Taupiri mountain in 1966. Taupiri is the sacred burial ground of Waikato Māori, and the summit is reserved for kings and queens.

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New Zealand Herald
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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Waikato places - Ngāruawāhia', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/27289/burial-on-taupiri-mountain (accessed 14 April 2021)

He kōrero nā Nancy Swarbrick, updated 11 Jun 2015