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Matangi Āwhio (Auckland Point) 

Matangi Āwhio consisted of a large pā and kāinga complex overlooking a beach where waka could be safely landed.

Extensive racks used for net repair and drying fish were a notable feature of this place.

Further Ngāti Apa pā, kāinga and fishing stations could be found all along the eastern coast of Te Tai Aorere. Among the most important of these was Waimea, renowned for its kaimoana and extensive gardens.