Tauranga Moana

Tauranga Moana are a grouping of Māori iwi (tribe) based in and around the Tauranga Harbour and Bay of Plenty. The grouping consists of Ngāi Te Rangi, Ngāti Pūkenga and its hapu Ngāti Pūkenga ki Waiau, and Ngāti Ranginui.[1]

Tauranga Moana
The Tauranga Harbour, in the rohe (tribal area) of the Hauraki Māori people.
Regions with significant populations
Tauranga Harbour, Bay of Plenty
Māori language


  1. Black, Te Awanuiārangi (4 August 2016). "Tauranga Moana". Te Ara: The Encyclopedia of New Zealand. Ministry for Culture and Heritage. Retrieved 15 September 2016.

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