Proverb "return to the mountain that you may be cleansed by the winds of Tawhirimatea"
These are the main rivers, mountains and areas of Nga Tuhoe. There are many more and they will be added to this page as their identities and correct locations are confirmed. In many of Nga Tuhoe recitals, songs, prayers and stories. Some areas rivers and indeed pa site locations have long been forgotten but there are some people out there who still retain knowledge of these areas and these will be added to this page again once confirmation is established.
"HOKIA KI NGA MAUNGA, KIA PUREA KOE E NGA HAU A TAWHIRIMATEA