Te Tau Ihu Māori

Te Tau Ihu Māori are a group of Māori iwi in the upper South Island of New Zealand. It includes Ngāti Kuia, Rangitāne and Ngāti Apa (from the Kurahaupō canoe), Ngāti Koata, Ngāti Rārua and Ngāti Toa (from the Tainui canoe), and Ngāti Tama and Te Āti Awa (from Taranaki).[1]

Te Tau Ihu Māori
Abel Tasman National Park is in the rohe (tribal areas) of Te Tau Ihu people.
Regions with significant populations
Tasman District, Nelson City, Marlborough Region
Māori language


  1. Mitchell, Hillary (10 February 2015). "Te Tau Ihu". Te Ara: The Encyclopedia of New Zealand. Ministry for Culture and Heritage. Retrieved 15 September 2016.

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