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Farming locality on the west coast of Northland, between the entrances of the Whangape Harbour to the north and Hokianga Harbour to the south.

Meaning of place name
Lit: shallow water, or to lap. According to oral tradition, a battle took place in this area during which More Te Korohanga was slain. As he was a rangatira of great mana, he was dismembered on a flat rock - this is still there today - and eaten to absorb his mana. All the warriors of the victorious tribe wanted a piece of More Te Korohanga, but as there was not enough of him to go around, his blood was licked from the rock, giving rise to the name Mitimiti.

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