Ngāti Kurī

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Ngāti Kurī
Iwi of New Zealand
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Rohe (location) Northland
Waka (canoe) Kurahaupō
Population 4,841[1]

Ngāti Kurī is a Māori iwi from Northland, New Zealand. The iwi is one of the six Muriwhenua iwi of the far north of the North Island.

Ngāti Kurī trace their ancestry to Pōhurihanga, the captain of the waka Kurahaupō.[2] Kurī means dog in Māori.

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  1. ^ 'Ngāti Kurī Rohe (Tribal Area)', Te Kāhui Māngai: Directory of Iwi and Māori Organisations, website published by Te Puni Kōkiri, retrieved 3 July 2008.
  2. ^ Rawiri Taonui. 'Muriwhenua tribes', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, updated 4-Apr-2008, retrieved 3 July 2008.

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