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Tutamoi (better known as Tutamoe
I know this is a bit off the beaten track but to me its still part of whakapapa.Tutamoi(Tutamoe) as it was known back then is there anyone out there that knows this korero of how Tutamoi got its name. Not all korero is wrong, its just different no reira nau mai haere mai korero maiText
The name of this mountain began with Te Heru who was a sister to the chief Taramainuku who lived in Mangakahia. She summoned her brother to go to the foot of the mountain to cut down a large tree to lay claim to the land. As the tree fell to the earth Te Heru named the mountain Tutamoe. Enei nga korero i roto o te Maramataka 2007 na Sam Rerekura.