Te Tauwhanga a Reipae

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Author:
Meryl Carter
Released:
2018
Status:
In Print

The Waiting Place of Reipae A bilingual, traditional narrative depicting the story behind the naming of the Whangarei district in Northland. Reipae and Reitu are beautiful twin sisters from the Waikato betrothed to Ueoneone, a young chief from Whangape in the far north. Ueoneone sends for the sisters but during their journey Reipae decides against carrying on, waiting instead for her brothers to arrive at the place now known as Whangarei.