Draft:Te Whaiti

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Te Whāiti-nui-a-Toi and Te Whaiti nui a Toi should redirect here

Chief Matekuare and his daughter Tuki outside a meeting house in Te Whaiti
Carved pataka (storehouse) at Te Whaiti photographed in 1930
Fencing at the house of Te Kooti at Te Whaiti in 1930
Dedication ceremony at Waireporepo Pa

Te Whaiti, also known as Te Whāiti-nui-a-Toi (the great canyon of Toi),[1] is a forested Maori area on New Zealand's North Island. Old Te Whaiti Road is in the area. The are contained valuable forest and timber.[2] Albert Percy Godber took photographs of Maori art and architecture in the area. It is located in the Whirinaki River Valley. Minginui is also in the area.

A school in Te Whaiti opened in 1896.[3]

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  1. ^ Wiri, Robert K. J. (August 4, 2001). "The Prophecies of the Great Canyon of Toi: a history of Te Whāiti-nui-a-Toi in the western Urewera Mountains of New Zealand" – via researchspace.auckland.ac.nz.
  2. ^ "Appendix to the Journals of the House of Representatives of New Zealand". House of Representatives. August 4, 1907 – via Google Books.
  3. ^ Binney, Judith (August 4, 2009). "Encircled Lands: Te Urewera, 1820-1921". Bridget Williams Books – via Google Books.