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For the ship see RMS Rangitane

Iwi of New Zealand
Rangitane guardians Palmerston North.jpg
Guardian ancestors of Rangitāne
Rohe (region)

Rangitāne is a Māori iwi (tribe). Their rohe (territory) is in the Manawatū, Horowhenua, Wairarapa and Marlborough areas of New Zealand.[1]

Kia Ora FM is the official radio station of the Rangitāne people. It began as Radio Rangitane, or Te Reo Irirangi O Rangitane, on 1 May 1992, and adopted its current name in the 2000s. It broadcasts from Palmerston North and is available on 89.8 FM in Manawatu.[2][3]

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  1. ^ Rangitāne in Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand
  2. ^ "Iwi Radio Coverage" (PDF). maorimedia.co.nz. Māori Media Network. 2007. Retrieved 14 June 2015. 
  3. ^ "Palmerston North". Welcome to the Radio Vault. New Zealand: The Radio Vault. 25 April 2009. Archived from the original on 27 November 2009. Retrieved 12 June 2015.