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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 SitesWhakarewarewa - Rotorua, New Zealand

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This was the site of the Maori fortress of Te Puia, first occupied around 1325, and known as an impenetrable stronghold never taken in battle.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member paulspaper

location: New Zealand

date approved: 6/17/2008

last visited: 11/3/2010

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Maori Historic SitesOruawhata - Rotorua, New Zealand

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A thermal area that was once a Maori burial site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member paulspaper

location: New Zealand

date approved: 6/21/2008

last visited: 1/29/2013

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Maori Historic SitesTawharakurupeti: The Site of a Great Battle - Rotorua, New Zealand

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This is the site of a great Maori battle approximately 200 years ago.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member paulspaper

location: New Zealand

date approved: 6/21/2008

last visited: 1/29/2013

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Maori Historic SitesNga Whakairo Tupuna - Rotorua, New Zealand

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Ancestral Maori carvings to commemorate their gift of land in 1880.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member paulspaper

location: New Zealand

date approved: 6/21/2008

last visited: 2/3/2011

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Maori Historic SitesOhinemutu - Rotorua, New Zealand

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The historic Maori village of Ohinemutu.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member paulspaper

location: New Zealand

date approved: 6/17/2008

last visited: 1/29/2013

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Maori Historic SitesTe Wairoa; a Maori buried village; New Zealand

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Buried by volcanic activity in 1886 and partially excavated. Self guided tours take you inside some of the buildings.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CoinsAndPins

location: North Island, New Zealand

date approved: 1/26/2007

last visited: 1/28/2013

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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 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 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 Sites Te Porere Redoubt. Central Plateau. North Is. New Zealand.

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Te Porere contains the earthworks of a Maori fortification built by the prophet and warrior Te Kooti and is the site of the last major engagement of the New Zealand Wars in October 1869.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Punga and Paua

location: New Zealand

date approved: 11/23/2008

last visited: 11/23/2008

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