Story: Ngāti Whātua

Kaipara Harbour

Kaipara Harbour

The Ngāti Whātua tribes Te Uri-o-Hau and Te Taoū eventually controlled both the northern and southern Kaipara Harbour. It is New Zealand’s largest enclosed harbour and an important bird habitat.

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GNS Science
Reference: SL15/6
Photograph by Lloyd Homer

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Rāwiri Taonui. 'Ngāti Whātua - The tribes of Ngāti Whātua', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, updated 15-Nov-12
URL: http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/1199/kaipara-harbour