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Ngati Awa  

JayDee OWC
New Member

Kia Ora, I'm new to this, so I'm not sure if I'm in the right place? I'm doing some research into our waka, Mataatua, and more specifically, Ngati Awa.
Does anyone know a pepeha, whakatauki or moteatea associated with Ngati Awa?
Or perhaps bloodlinks or relationships with other iwi?

Posted : 01 April, 2008 2:17 pm
Maumoana OWC
Active Member


Ko Putauaki te maunga
Ko Rangitaiki te awa
Ko Mataatua te waka
Ko Nga Maihi te Hapu
Ko Tu-te-ao te Marae

Is one but you will affiliate to the marae you come from.


Irakewa married Kiwa from that union came Taneatua. Irakewa married Wekanui from Te Hapuoneone in Whakatane taking her back to Hawaiki on leaving Aotearoa.
From that marriage came.
Toroa, Puhi-Kaiariki- Muriwai.
Toroa was the captain on Mataatua Waka when they sailed here.
All three are the links to Ngati Awa, Tuhoe, Te Whakatohea and NgaPuhi.

This will do for now.

Posted : 01 April, 2008 4:09 pm
JayDee OWC
New Member

Kia ora

Posted : 01 April, 2008 7:03 pm
hearty nati OWC
Eminent Member

Kei runga te korero, kei raro te rahurahu

He manu hou tenei, he pi ka rere

Posted : 01 April, 2008 10:12 pm
Maumoana OWC
Active Member


Check out website www.ngatiawa.iwi.nz

Posted : 02 April, 2008 11:49 am