Te Porere Redoubt (G11)

Te Porere Redoubt historic site and Opotaka historic site with the origin of the All Blacks’ Haka.

GPS: -39.045292 175.593114

Turangi-to-Te Porere overview 1

Turangi-to-Te Porere overview 1

 

Te Porere overview 1

Te Porere overview 1

 

Te Porere overview 2

Te Porere overview 2

Te Porere overview 2

Te Porere overview 2

 

 

 

Te Porere signage detailing Te Kooti's adventures

Te Porere signage detailing Te Kooti’s adventures

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Track plaque at the Lower redoubt of Te Porere's two redoubts.

Track plaque at the Lower redoubt of Te Porere’s two redoubts.

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Te Porere's lower redoubt

Te Porere’s lower redoubt

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Te Kooti at Te Porere.

Te Kooti at Te Porere.

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Carpark map of Te Kooti's travels and skirmishes

Carpark map of Te Kooti’s travels and skirmishes

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Upper redoubt at Te Porere.  Open for exploration.

Upper redoubt at Te Porere. Open for exploration.

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More Te Kooti history at Te Porere

More Te Kooti history at Te Porere

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Grave marker for Te Kooti's warriors inside the upper redoubt

Grave marker for Te Kooti’s warriors inside the upper redoubt

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Now, over to the Opotaka historic site:

Carpark map for Opotaka site

Carpark map for Opotaka site

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Sign at Opotaka Site which details the history behind the haka.

Sign at Opotaka Site which details the history behind the haka.

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Black swans all over Lake Rotoaira at the Opotaka site

Black swans all over Lake Rotoaira at the Opotaka site

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The Opotaka site launched the All Black's current Haka pre-game dance

The Opotaka site launched the All Black’s current Haka pre-game dance

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