Te Rohe o Ngāti Whātua: Our Area

Te Rohe o Ngāti Whātua: Our tribal Area

Te rohe o Ngāti Whātua (iwi area)

Ngāti Whātua is a confederation of hapū interconnected by both tātai and association over time.

Te rohe o Ngāti Whātua is traditionally expressed as: Tāmaki ki Maunganui I te Tai Hauauru and Tāmaki ki Manaia I te Rawhiti.

The northern boundary is expressed as: Manaia titiro ki Whatitiri, Whatitiri titiro ki Tutamoe, Tutamoe titiro ki Maunganui.

The southern boundary is expressed as: Te awa o Tāmaki.

The area runs from the Tāmaki River in the South to Maunganui Bluff on the West Coast in the North and to Whangarei Harbour on the East Coast.

 

 

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