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Te Mata Peak - Roadside Stories

Te Mata Peak - Roadside Stories

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Te Mata Peak Rd, Havelock North

A Manatū Taonga audio guide to Te Mata Peak - Hawke's Bay's giant. Check out the Ministry for Culture and Heritage's audio guide in the image carousel above.

Dominating the Hawke's Bay skyline, Te Mata Peak and the surrounding range resemble a man lying on his back. According to Māori tradition, the peak has its origins in a tale of a giant warrior and a local tribe's attempt to outwit him.

Te Mata Peak,
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Ngāti Kahungunu,
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Wine,
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The wine experience,
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Hawke's Bay region,
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Roadside Stories are a series of audio guides to places of interest on major road trips in New Zealand. Each guide tells the story of an attraction along the way -- its people, its history, its cultural and natural significance. For more information about Roadside Stories visit http://www.mch.govt.nz/roadside/

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