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.
The links below are to more of our Hapū kōrero about Tukapuarangi, Ngāi Tahu, the Waikare area and the Waikari river:
- Ngāi Tahu webpage
- Te Kuta Reserve (Statement of Association from our Deed of Settlement)
- Waikari River (Statement of Association from our Deed of Settlement)
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
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.
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,
For more history about Arapawanui, see this Statement of Association from our Deed of Settlement.