Kōrero: Bay of Plenty places

Whangaparāoa / Cape Runaway

Whangaparāoa / Cape Runaway

The waka Te Arawa and Tainui first landed in this bay after their voyage from Polynesia. It is overlooked by the promontory of Tihirau, later renamed Cape Runaway by James Cook. It marks the eastern limit of the territory of the Mataatua hapū.

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Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Photograph by Jock Phillips

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Bay of Plenty places - Ōpōtiki–Cape Runaway coast', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/5751/whangaparaoa-cape-runaway (accessed 6 June 2020)

He kōrero nā Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 Jul 2015