Ngāti Rangi is an iwi (Māori nation) of the central North Island, New Zealand. Mainly around the areas of Ohakune and the Upper Whanganui River. Ngāti Rangi are the original people of the land. Paerangi was the chief of Ngāti Rangi, he was one of the first to arrive in New Zealand, many years if not a hundred years before the great fleet. They believe they arrived in New Zealand on a Manu, not a waka.
|Iwi (tribe) in Māoridom|
|Rohe (region)||Central North Island|
Ko Ruapehu te Maunga
Ko Ngā Turi o Murimotu te Maunga Tapu
Ko Whangaehu te Awa
Ko Ngāti Rangi te Iwi