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Managed By: Icon Here Maori Historic Places
Description:
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.
Expanded Description:
Waymarks in this category include historical pa sites; working marae (ie Turangawaewae); battle sites; places of significance (ie various places where the Treaty was signed); places of historical conflict/protest with colonial rule (ie One Tree Hill); and destroyed or abandoned marae (ie Te Wairoa).
Instructions for Posting a Maori Historic Sites Waymark:
- Accurate gps co-ordinates
- Photo of the place or plaque/sign explaining why it is significant
- Include as much information as you can in the log about the site including any personal information (for instance if you were invited on to a marae, include what happened during your visit)
Instructions for Visiting a Waymark in this Category:
If possible post a photo of yourself and your GPSr next to the site otherwise a photo of your GPSr and the waymark.
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Image for Ngatokimatawhaorua (waka - war canoe) - Waitangi, Northland, New Zealandview gallery

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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

Image for Treaty House - Waitangi, Northland, New Zealandview gallery

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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

Image for Te Whare Runanga (Meeting House) - Waitangi, Northland, New Zealandview gallery

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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

Image for Te Tii Marae - Waitangi, Northland, New Zealandview gallery

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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

Image for Maiki o Manukaihuia - Paihia, Northland, New Zealandview gallery

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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 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 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: 3/21/2015

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