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In Māori tradition, the fearsome Maero (or Mohoao) are wild, violent men with long, bony fingers, hairy and unkempt with long dirty hair. They killed their prey (often people) with
2012
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The taniwha Te Pura lives on a bend in the Wairoa River. In Māori mythology, taniwha live in deep pools in rivers, dark caves, or in the sea, especially in
2012
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There is a tributary of the Wairoa River, called Ruangarara, which flows into the main stream from behind the Minden. As the name of this stream suggests, this story is
2012
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How the waterfall Te Rere i Oturu got it's name.
2012
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Long ago there was a village called Kahakaharoa in the Omanawa district. The village was on the cliff tops at the edge of a gorge with a river flowing far
2012
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The canoe Takitimu arrived off Tirikawa, North Rock, at the base of the mountain Mauao, which we now call Maunganui, at the entrance to Tauranga Moana. The commander Tamatea decided
2012
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 Archived version here. Papaki kau ana ngā tai o Mauao I whakanukunukuhia, i whakanekenekehia, I whiua reretia e Hotu, a Wahinerua Ki te wai, ki Taiwiwi, ki Taiwawa, Tihē mauriora,
2012
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This song also has another message. If you tangle with us, if you want to scrap with us, it will be like trying to force your way through the tangled
2012
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Raumati lived at Katikati, in the area now known as Bowentown. His mother was of Ngamarama, the tangata whenua, and his father was one of the people who stayed when
2012
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At the entrance to Tauranga Harbour, at the foot of Maunganui, there is a rock in the water called Te Kuia, the old lady. When the fishing boats go out
2012
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There once lived at Te Kaha, in the eastern Bay of Plenty, a group of people whose chief was called Apanuimutu. He is the ancestor of the tribe called Whanau
2012
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Te Aroha means love and caring. That seems a very strange name to give to a mountain, a high, bush-covered peak in the range which now carries a television translator
2012
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The ancestors of Ngaiterangi of Tauranga Moana once lived in the Opotiki area. Their pa was Tawhitirahi, set on high cliffs above the stream called Kukumoa. From here they could
2012
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Whakatane was the territory of Ngati Awa, who had a strong pa called Papaka on the hill above the present town. Ngati Rangihouhiri moved up the Whakatane River a little
2012, 1295, 1305
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The Battle of the Kokowai was a major battle fought between the Ngaiterangi and Ngati Ranginui iwi (tribes) which saw the Ngati Ranginui iwi displaced from Mauao. The battle is
2012, 1695, 1705
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After the Battle of the Kokowai when Ngaiterangi pushed Waitaha and Ngati Ranginui out of the great pa on Maunganui, there were more fights around Tauranga Moana. Hikapa was a
2012
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Some time after the Battle of Kokowai, Te Kumikumi of the Waitaha people (near Te Puke) was killed by a party of Ngai Te Rangi. His son’s Ruataumanu and Whiti
2012
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The tribe called Ngati Ha, who drove the ancestors of Ngaiterangi from Tawhitirahi, were later known as Ngati Pukenga. They joined Rangihouhiri in the fight against Tapuika at Poporohuamea but
2012, 1295, 1305
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Compiled by Evelyn Stokes, Occasional Paper No. 9, Centre for Maori Studies and Research, University of Waikato. October 1980. This document has been placed online with the permission of the
2012
Genealogy Record
Tauranga man Frank Charles Brown died of wounds received during the South African War (Boer War). A memorial tablet to Frank was placed in the Tauranga Methodist Church, however the
2016