This maramataka includes kōrero about our tīpuna and their quotes. The purpose of this webpage is to expand on that kōrero by providing further reading.

Hinekino

More detailed kōrero about Hinekino the tohunga can be found in the book Tūtira by Guthrie-Smith. See the last section of page 65 of this online version.

Tukapuarangi, Waikare

The links below are to more of our Hapū kōrero about Tukapuarangi, Ngāi Tahu, the Waikare area and the Waikari river:

You can visit Waikare, there is a DOC campground and walking access to the beach.

Tangoio, Te Rae-o-Tangoio

Tangoio is carved on our whare tīpuna, Punanga-te-Wao. He is the amo on the right (when you are looking at the whare). Click here to read more about him and the Tangoio area in the Statement of Association from our Deed of Settlement.

You can see Te Rae-o-Tangoio from Tangoio Beach. If you would like more information on visiting Tangoio Falls Reserve, click here.

Tamatea Pōkaiwhenua, Otiere

A Harbour Lost is an article written by Pat Parsons. It includes all the words to Tamatea Pōkaiwhenua’s pepeha and lots of history about Te Whanganui-ā-Orotu, including a map and images. You can download it here.

Tātaramoa was born at Otiere. You can read more about him and Ngāi Tatara here.

You can visit Otiere and Roro-o-kurī, there is a walking track around it. Click here for more information from Te Papa Atawhai (DOC).

Kautapere II, Tātaramoa, Moeangiangi

You can read more about Kahutapere II’s son Tātaramoa and Ngāi Tatara here.

For more about Tātaramoa and Moeangiangi, see these Statements of Association from our Deed of Settlement:

Kohipipi, Te Pā-o-Toi

The great warrior Kohipipi is carved on our whare tīpuna, Punanga-te-Wao. He is in the māhau, first on the left. His daughter Te Ahimatutunu is carved below him.

You can read about Te Pā-o-Toi and Tangoio in our Deed of Settlement here.

Unfortunately Tangoio Falls Reserve is closed from November 2020 to May 2021, click here for information from Te Papa Atawhai (DOC).

Marangatūhetaua & Te Ruruku, Arapawanui

You can read more about Marangatūhetaua here,

and Te Ruruku by clicking here.

For more history about Arapawanui, see this Statement of Association from our Deed of Settlement.