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This category is to identify Maori historic sites in New Zealand including both working marae and historic marae sites, pa and other sites of significance to early Maori.
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Maori Historic SitesMilford Track - South Island, New Zealand

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The trail now known as the Milford Track was long-used by the Maori to collect and transport greenstone.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Metro2

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 1/24/2014

last visited: 9/1/1986

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Maori Historic SitesTaradale Park, Puketapu Road, Taradale, Napier, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand.

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A tidal stream where Maori fishing camps were set up ran through this former wetland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member greysman

location: North Island, New Zealand

date approved: 6/5/2013

last visited: never

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Maori Historic SitesUrupa (Maori Burial Ground) and Mausoleum - Punaromia, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand

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This urupa (Maori burial ground) and mausoleum is in a small forest on the shores of Lake Tarawera. Go to a trailhead at S38 11.842 E176 23.669 and follow the somewhat faint white tree markings that lead you up the hill to the site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Trail Blaisers

location: North Island, New Zealand

date approved: 3/14/2013

last visited: 3/15/2013

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Maori Historic SitesTe Tii Marae - Waitangi, Northland, New Zealand

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Te Tii Marae is a location of historic significance to Maori. The site has an obelisk engraved with Maori text of the Treaty of Waitangi, a marae 'meeting house' built in 1923 and other symbols of Maori culture and heritage.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Trail Blaisers

location: North Island, New Zealand

date approved: 2/28/2013

last visited: 2/28/2013

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Maori Historic SitesNgatokimatawhaorua (waka - war canoe) - Waitangi, Northland, New Zealand

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Ngatokimatawhaorua, the 35 metre long war canoe (waka) is one of the largest ceremonial war canoes in the world with a hull carved from two massive kauri trees, felled in the Puketi Forest in Northland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Trail Blaisers

location: North Island, New Zealand

date approved: 2/27/2013

last visited: 1/24/2013

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Maori Historic SitesTe Whare Runanga (Meeting House) - Waitangi, Northland, New Zealand

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Te Whare Runanga is a fully carved Maori Meeting House, which is representative of all Iwi (regional tribes) in New Zealand.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Trail Blaisers

location: North Island, New Zealand

date approved: 2/27/2013

last visited: 1/24/2013

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Maori Historic SitesTreaty House - Waitangi, Northland, New Zealand

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The house saw important negotiations between Maori and the British Crown, including early attempts to establish an independent Maori government.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Trail Blaisers

location: North Island, New Zealand

date approved: 2/26/2013

last visited: 1/24/2013

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Maori Historic SitesMaiki o Manukaihuia - Paihia, Northland, New Zealand

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Maiki o Manukaihuia, also known as Flagstaff Hill, is a headland in Paihia which was used as the maiki for the larger Manukaihuia Pa. There is no indication on site that this is a location important to Maori history.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Trail Blaisers

location: North Island, New Zealand

date approved: 2/23/2013

last visited: 1/22/2013

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Maori Historic SitesKi Uta Ki Tai - Queenstown, New Zealand

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Marker giving the history of the Maori in the Queenstown area.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 12/24/2012

last visited: 4/9/2013

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Maori Historic SitesPou Tangaroa, Kaikoura, New Zealand

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Tangaroa is the God of the Sea who overlooks this Pou, the Marker, that tells the story of this place.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member greysman

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 3/23/2011

last visited: never

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Maori Historic SitesMahoetahi memorial cross, Bell Block-Waitara, New Zealand

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This is a memorial to the brave chiefs of Waikato, of Wetini Taiporutu and his comrades who fell close to this spot in the battle fought on the 6th November 1860.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Phronimos

location: North Island, New Zealand

date approved: 11/29/2010

last visited: 11/8/2010

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Maori Historic SitesGate Pa, Site of the Battle of Gate Pa

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The Battle of "Gate Pa" (a "pa" is a fortified settlement) is probably the battle which made the greatest impact in the history of the New Zealand Wars.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Riblit

location: North Island, New Zealand

date approved: 11/4/2010

last visited: never

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Maori Historic SitesPuketapu Feud Memorial Cross, Bell Block, New Plymouth

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This is a memorial to Rawiri Waiaua and his tribesmen who died here on the 3rd of August 1854 while they were upholding the mana of the government.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Phronimos

location: North Island, New Zealand

date approved: 6/26/2010

last visited: 11/4/2010

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Maori Historic SitesTe Rerenga Wairua - Cape Reinga, North Island

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This is the point where Maori believe souls enter the underworld and return to their traditional homeland of Hawaiiki-a-nui.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc

location: New Zealand

date approved: 5/5/2010

last visited: 11/27/2010

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Maori Historic SitesFort Galatea. Bay of Plenty. New Zealand.

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Fort Galatea was a seasonal settlement for Maori before being established as a military redoubt in 1869.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Punga and Paua

location: North Island, New Zealand

date approved: 3/8/2010

last visited: 3/8/2010

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Maori Historic SitesHaki Te Kura — Queenstown, New Zealand

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Honouring a member of the Ngati Mamoe who swam across Lake Wakatipu

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 1/20/2010

last visited: 2/9/2013

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Maori Historic SitesWaituna Wetlands

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A Deed of Recognition for the Ngai Tahu claim regarding the Waituna Wetlands.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 12/10/2009

last visited: never

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Maori Historic SitesBattle of Waitaramea — Lowther, New Zealand

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Honouring a battle between Ngai Tahu and Nga Taimamoe that took place about 1725

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 11/30/2009

last visited: never

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Maori Historic SitesMaerewhenua Maori Rock Art — Duntroon, New Zealand

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An amazing grouping of Maori rock art.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 11/23/2009

last visited: 11/8/2009

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Maori Historic SitesKaiahiku, Maggoty Hollow, Panmure, New Zealand

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A wharewaka or canoe house once operated here, where renowned carvers formed the important bow and stern posts for their tribe's wakas. Mokoia is the name of the pa that was located near the lagoon in the 1800's.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: North Island, New Zealand

date approved: 10/31/2009

last visited: 9/15/2012

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Maori Historic SitesTokatoka Peak, location of former Maori fortified post

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Tokatoka Peak is significant to local Maori history and mythology, and it means "rock upon rock".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: North Island, New Zealand

date approved: 10/31/2009

last visited: 9/15/2012

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Maori Historic SitesMaunga-whau (Mt Eden), Auckland, New Zealand

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Maunga-whau (the Maori name for Mt. Eden) was used as fortified village or pa.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: North Island, New Zealand

date approved: 10/25/2009

last visited: 9/15/2012

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Maori Historic SitesMatakauri Park — Queenstown, New Zealand

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On the back side of the Matakauri Park sign, Queenstown Lakes District Council has posted the Maori significance of the park's name

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 10/6/2009

last visited: 10/22/2012

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Maori Historic SitesTuturau Reserve — Mataura

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This reserve commemorates the last battle between Maori tribes on the South Island

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 9/17/2009

last visited: never

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Maori Historic SitesAparima River Deed of Recognition — Riverton / Aparima

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This sign explains the taonga of Aparima River is to the Ngai Tahu

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 9/9/2009

last visited: never

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