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TE ARAWA = [waka/canoe]
TAMATEKAPUA = [commander]
NGATOROIRANGI-ARIKI NUI = [priest/navigator]
MAKETU, BAY OF PLENTY = [final landfall]
TE ARAWA CONFEDERATION, NGATI TARAWHAI, TUWHARETOA,TAPUIKA, WAITAHA-A-HEI, WAITAHA TURAUTA, NGATI MANAWA, KURAPOTO = [tribes]
MAKETU to TE AWA-A-TE-ATUA, along the RANGIT(E)AIKI River to TAUHARA to TAIHAPE, THEN TO TAUMARANUI to TITIRAUPENGA then towards MOEHAU along to KAOKAOROA-O-PATETERE and back to MAKETU. = [Tribal boundaries].
Katahi ka huaina ko Te Arawa. E rua nga whakapapa ki taua ingoa ra: Ko te tuatahi, i tapa pena na kia rite ki tetehi ika, he momo mako e whero ana te tae, ko te ingoa o te mako na ko Arawa.
Ko te tuarua, i raro i te kahakino a Ngatoroirangi, kumea ki te korokoro o te Parata, inoihia kia whakanoa, whakaaio te moana, katahi ka puta mai he ara ki roto i te wai. I whakahua mai he Ara-wai. Tangohia ana taua whakaaro hei tapa ki te waka ka huaina ko Te Arawai, ka huri ko Te Arawa
KURAHAUPO = [waka/canoe]
MAUNGAROA = [commander]
RUATEA = [priest/navigator]
WHANGAROA = [final landfall]
TA RARAWA, TE AUPOURI, NGATI KAHU, TARANAKI, TE ATIHAU, NGATI APA, RANGITANE, MUAUPOKO = [tribes]
WHANGAROA to NORTH CAPE, TARANAKI and WHANGANUI to WELLINGTON = [tribal boundaries]
TAINUI = [waka/canoe]
HOTUROA = [commander]
RAKATAURA = [priest/navigator]
KAWHIA = [final landfall]
WAIKATO, NGATI RAUKAWA, NGATI TOA, NGATI MARU, NGATI HAUA, NGAI TAI = [tribes]
TAMAKI ISTHMUS to MOKAI River, KING COUNTRY, COROMANDEL, KAPITI ISLAND and adjacent to WELLINGTON and TORERE near OPOTIKI = [tribal boundaries].