Ngāpuhi war canoe at Waitangi

Ngāpuhi war canoe at Waitangi

The Ngāpuhi waka taua (war canoe) Ngatokimatawhaorua, built for the 1940 centenary of the Treaty signing, was the largest of five waka in the Bay of Islands waters for Waitangi Day 2002.

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Posted: 17 Feb 2015

He was responsible for the smaller of the two waka named Ngaatokimatawhaorua completed for 1940 Waitangi centennial. This waka Ngaatokimatawhaorua nohinohi is unique as it was not constructed under the guidance of Te Puea and some of her carvers as was the larger one shown on this webpage. It was restored again in 2009 under Meister Busby and is housed at Otaua.

Tihei wa mauriora

Rangi Palmer

Posted: 17 Aug 2014

Victoria Kinita I am a descendant of Toki Pangari, I am pretty sure my mum has pics stemming down frm him.

victoria kinita

Posted: 10 Jun 2013

My great grandfather design the waka Ngatokimatawhaorua my great grand father's name is Toki Pangari is there any photos of him out there please .