3 Jul 2013

Te Wherowhero - Part 1: Hingakaka

From the collecton The Wednesday Drama

An epic battle, the greatest in pre-European Aotearoa - aggrieved over what he saw as the unfair division of a fish harvest, Pikau-te-rangi of Ngati Toa-rangatira raised an army of 10,000 men. He led them against Te Rauangaanga, Te Wherowhero's father who rallied 3,000 men from Waikato and Ngati Maniapoto to defend their home territories against invasion.

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