Story: Tāmaki tribes

Tara Te Irirangi

Tara Te Irirangi

Ngāi Tai are a Tainui tribe based in the Clevedon area of Auckland. An important chief was Tara Te Irirangi, depicted by George French Angas in his book, The New Zealanders illustrated (1847).

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: PUBL-0014-34
Lithograph by George French Angas

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How to cite this page:

Rāwiri Taonui, 'Tāmaki tribes - The tribes of Tāmaki', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/artwork/1026/tara-te-irirangi (accessed 26 May 2017)

Story by Rāwiri Taonui, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 22 Mar 2017