Kōrero: Bay of Plenty places

The Strand, Whakatāne

The Strand, Whakatāne

Whakatāne, one of the sunniest and warmest towns in New Zealand, has a relaxed, near-subtropical feel. The rock face behind the bus shelter is Pōhaturoa. It has long been tapu (sacred) to Te Whakatōhea people. Chiefs of the tribe placed their signatures on a copy of the Treaty of Waitangi there in 1840.

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Photograph by Shirley Williams

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Bay of Plenty places - Whakatāne', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/5726/the-strand-whakatane (accessed 6 December 2021)

He kōrero nā Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 Jul 2015