What tribe is Turongo from?

Tūrongo was a Māori rangatira (chief) in the Tainui confederation of tribes, based at Rangiātea, near Waikeria, New Zealand. He quarrelled with his brother, Whatihua, and as a result Tainui was split between them, with Tūrongo receiving the southern Waikato region. He probably lived in the early sixteenth century.

Where is Mahinarangi from?

Tocker was born in Taumarunui, a regional town in the central North Island of New Zealand, in 1955. With both her parents involved in kapa haka as she was growing up, traditional Māori music was a formative influence on her musical development. But her background was a generally musical one.

Who was mahinarangi?

Mahinarangi from Horouta waka was the wife of Turongo and daughter inlaw of Kakati from the Tainui waka. She was sister inlaw to Whatihua and his wife, Ruaputahanga. Mahinarangi had a son, Raukawa and became mother inlaw to Turongoihi.

What did the Tainui waka look like?

Description and crew. The waka was thirty cubits long (13.5 metres) – the distance is preserved by two stone pillars, Puna and Hani, at the Maketū marae in Kawhia. It had a small ama (an outrigger), called Takere-aotea (‘cloudy hull’), and three sails. Because it was made in a hurry, the waka had no carvings.

What is Turongo house and when was it built?

The marae’s buildings include the carved Mahinarangi meeting house, built in 1929, and next to it, Turongo House, the Māori King or Queen’s official residence, built in 1938.

What does raukawa mean in English?

Definition of Name Raukawa is an aromatic plant which Māhinārangi used as perfume for her nightly rendezvous with her Tainui lover, Tūrongo. They named their son, the ancestor of Raukawa, after the plant.

What is the iwi of Tainui?

Waikato Tainui, Waikato or Tainui is a group of Māori iwi based in Waikato Region, in the western central region of New Zealand’s North Island. It is part of the larger Tainui confederation of Polynesian settlers who arrived to New Zealand on the Tainui waka (migration canoe).

Where is the Māori kings Queen House?

Tūrangawaewae marae
The current Māori monarch, Tūheitia Paki, was elected in 2006 and his official residence is Tūrongo House at Tūrangawaewae marae in the town of Ngāruawāhia. Tūheitia is the seventh monarch since the position was created and is the continuation of a dynasty that reaches back to the inaugural king, Pōtatau Te Wherowhero.

What does the word Tūrangawaewae mean?

Tūrangawaewae is one of the most well-known and powerful Māori concepts. It literally means standing place (tūranga) and feet (waewae); and is often translated as ‘a place to stand’. Tūrangawaewae are places where we feel empowered and connected. They are our foundation, our place in the world, our home.

Is raukawa an iwi?

The iwi of Raukawa descends from the eponymous ancestor, Raukawa. Raukawa is the eldest child of his father Tūrongo of the Tainui waka and his mother, the celebrated Māhina-a-rangi of the Takitimu waka. His birth was significant as a bridge joining the people of the west and east coast of the North Island.

Who is the chief of Ngāti Raukawa?

Te Whatanui
Effective leadership devolved on Te Whatanui and other chiefs; Te Whatanui was to be regarded as the leading chief of Ngāti Raukawa.