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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
Event
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
Event
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
Place
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
Place
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
Genealogy Record
Hugh Carlisle Birkett (known as Lisle) survived the Somme (1 July 1916 to 18 November 1916), only to die of cerebrospinal meningitis after measles in a Belgium hospital. He was
2012