Te Taoū

Te Taoū is a Māori hapū (sub-tribe) of Northland and the Auckland Region in New Zealand.[1] Together with Te Uri-o-Hau, Te Roroa and Ngāti Whātua-o-Ōrākei, it comprises the iwi (tribe) of Ngāti Whātua. The four hapū can act together or separately as independent tribes.[1][2]

Te Taoū
Iwi (tribe) in Māoridom
Rohe (region)Northland and Auckland
Waka (canoe)Māhuhu-ki-te-rangi


  1. "Te rohe o Ngāti Whātua: our area". Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Whātua. Archived from the original on 24 May 2015. Retrieved 24 May 2015.
  2. Taonui, Rāwiri (22 September 2012). "Ngāti Whātua - Origins". Te Ara – the Encyclopedia of New Zealand. Retrieved 24 May 2015.

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