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  Ngaruawahia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ngaruawahia is home to the Maori Kingitanga or King Movement.
The official residence of the current Maori Queen, Te Arikinui Dame Te Atairangikaahu, is at Turangawaewae Marae on the eastern bank of the Waikato River in the town.
Ngaruawahia United, known as "The Green Machine", is the local soccer club which, in 2006, supports ten junior sides, three senior sides and a womens team.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ngaruawahia   (205 words)

 Ngaruawahia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Ngaruawahia is home to the Maori King Movement.
Ngaruawahia means the two rivers in the Maori language.
Clandara Keeshonden Located in Ngaruawahia on the North Island, provides pictures and pedigrees of some of their dogs.
www.serebella.com /encyclopedia/article-Ngaruawahia.html   (212 words)

 The Great Ngaruawahia Music Festival - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Great Ngaruawahia Music Festival, was the first large outdoor event in New Zealand to feature music as the central theme.
It ran in 1973, for 3 days, 6,7,8th January, at a farm at Ngaruawahia, 19 kilometres north-west of Hamilton, on the Waikato River.
Corben Simpson removed all his clothes on stage and was reported nation-wide in the media, Black Sabbath burned a cross on the hill while getting the entire audience to light a match or lighter.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/The_Great_Ngaruawahia_Music_Festival   (222 words)

 NGARUAWAHIA - 1966 Encyclopaedia of New Zealand
Ngaruawahia is situated at the junction of the Waikato and Waipa Rivers in the central Waikato basin.
In 1858 Te Wherowhero was invested at Ngaruawahia as Maori King with the title Potatau I. During the Waikato War the village was fortified with extensive earthworks to repel the advance of the force commanded by General Sir Duncan Cameron.
In 1867 Ngaruawahia, then called Newcastle, was made a highway district; in 1871 it became a town district; and in 1920 it was constituted a borough.
www.teara.govt.nz /1966/N/Ngaruawahia/Ngaruawahia   (622 words)

 Waikato River - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The river's main tributary is the Waipa River, which has its confluence with the Waikato at Ngaruawahia.
The New Zealand national marae of Turangawaewae is close to its banks at Ngaruawahia.
Taupo, Mangakino, Cambridge, Hamilton, Ngaruawahia and Huntly are on or close to it.
en.wikipedia.org /?title=Waikato_River   (391 words)

 Untitled Document   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
It is the Maori capital of New Zealand, housing the Maori Queen, and boasting the magnificent Turangawaewae Marae.
Ngaruawahia, means 'break open the food pits' and is referring to an occasion around the 1660's when a local chief saw uninvited but important guests approaching.
It was not until 1921, that the yearnings' of Waikato to reestablish Ngaruawahia as the centre for Kingitanga was fulfilled.
www.pha.org.nz /conference2003/marae.html   (458 words)

 Ngaruawahia, New Zealand
20km northwest of Hamilton is Ngaruawahia, once capital of a Maori kingdom of the Waikato tribes, where Chief Te Wherowhero was elected king as Potatau I in 1858.
During the land wars, which rapidly spread from Taranaki to the Waikato area, it became evident that the situation of the royal residence at the two rivers was a source of danger rather than security.
After British gunboats on the Waikato had taken the Maori strongholds at Meremere and Rangiriri in 1863, Ngaruawahia was abandoned without a fight.
www.planetware.com /hamilton/ngaruawahia-nz-wk-ng.htm   (337 words)

 NationMaster.com - Encyclopedia: Waikato River   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The Waipa River is located in the Waikato region in the North Island of New Zealand.
The New Zealand national marae of Turangawaewae is located close to its banks at Ngaruawahia.
The cities of Taupo and Hamilton are located on or close to its banks, as are the towns of Mangakino, Cambridge, Ngaruawahia, and Huntly.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Waikato-River   (1092 words)

 Tourism Waikato, New Zealand - ngaruawahia,   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Ngaruawahia - Located at the confluence of two mighty rivers - the Waikato and the Waipa, Ngaruawahia is one of the oldest and most historic settlements in the Waikato.  
Strong cultural ties have long been a characteristic of the township.   Turangawaewae Marae, on the northern bank of the Waikato River, is the official residence of the reigning Maori monarch Te Arikinui Te Atairangikaahu.
Ngaruawahia was once planned as the capital of New Zealand because of its strategic location.
www.waikatonz.co.nz /index.asp?PageID=2145832530   (209 words)

 International Taekwon-Do Foundation of New Zealand : Events   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Ngaruawahia is a Waikato town with a Population of about 6,500 and is situated 19 km NW of Hamilton.
The first Maori King, Potatau I, was proclaimed at Ngaruawahia in 1858, and the village fortified against the expected attack.
Ngaruawahia means 'break open the food pits' and refers to an occasion in about 1660 when the local chief saw important invited guests approaching.
www.itfnz.org.nz /events/archives/2000_worldcamp.html   (378 words)

 Easter Revival in New Zealand - J. Edwin Orr   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Ngaruawahia is a little Maori town at the confluence of the Walkato and the Walpa rivers.
Most of the young people prefer to be under the canvas at Easter, which is at the beginning of a beautifully mild and warm autumn.
It was one of the most amusing things out- standing in my memory of the Ngaruawahia revival-just to watch Sanders trying to persuade those men to go to bed.
www.jedwinorr.com /easter_nz.htm   (6900 words)

 Ngaruawahia Golf Club
Ngaruawahia Golf Course sits on the banks of the mighty Waikato River an easy 15 minutes drive north of Hamilton and an hour's drive south of central Auckland along State Highway 1.
Lush contoured fairways and well manicured greens are countered by length, strategically positioned tree and sand traps as well as difficult prevailing winds.
Ngaruawahia is the course for everyone with the very best in facilities from a fully stocked pro shop and new clubhouse catering for all occassions.
www.golfwaikato.co.nz /?http://www.golfing.co.nz   (121 words)

 Definition of Waikato
Largely in retaliation for Waikato Maori helping Taranaki Maori protect their land in the earlier Taranaki War, the colonial government - with the help of troops brought from Britain - pushed south from the main settlement of Auckland, fighting several defensive lines organised by the combined iwi of the King Movement.
During 1863 and 1864 fighting occurred at Meremere, Ngaruawahia, Rangiaowhia (southwest of Cambridge) and at Orakau (near Te Awamutu).
Eventually the King Movement's forces pulled back to positions in the area to the south of the Waikato, still known as the King Country.
www.wordiq.com /definition/Waikato   (843 words)

He became as one of her adopted children, taking part with her in the revived Pai Marire religion, and accompanying her when she moved to Ngaruawahia in 1921 to create a centre for the King movement.
In 1929, at Ngaruawahia, Piri Poutapu married Ngamako Taupiri.
By 1932 Piri Poutapu had returned to Ngaruawahia, where he was to become one of Te Puea’s few fully trusted assistants.
www.dnzb.govt.nz /dnzb/Essay_Body.asp?PersonEssay=4P19   (1141 words)

 Ngaruawahia hotels, for discount hotels in Ngaruawahia
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Availability of accommodation in Ngaruawahia can be checked real-time, and the majority of the hotels online offer discount hotel prices for making an Internet booking.
www.travel-hotels-asia.com /waikato-hotels/ngaruawahia-hotels-1.htm   (758 words)

 Ngaruawahia High School - Prospectus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Ngaruawahia High School students have the opportunity for leadership roles through involvement in a wide range of activities including:
The purchase of a Ngaruawahia High School jacket is $55.00.
Our approach at Ngaruawahia High School is to meet these needs within their timetabled classes, as far as possible.
www.ngaruawahiahigh.school.nz /Prospectus/Prospectus.htm   (2941 words)

 Hakarimata Nov 2002   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
It was 10am by the time we set out to climb Hakarimata on the track from the town of Ngaruawahia.
We were glad of a rest stop near a large kauri tree about three-quarters of the way up.
We had a 3km roadbash back to Ngaruawahia, with an ice cream stop on the way.
diddums.topcities.com /abtchakarimata2002.html   (368 words)

 F, Page 1
Faka'osilea was born Lorris Bristow and given by her parents to her mother's childless sister and her husband to raise.
She was brought up at Ngaruawahia, center of the Maori King Movement,...
Farragut, of Hispanic descent, was born the son of a career naval officer.
famous.adoption.com /famous/f.html   (421 words)

 ipedia.com: Ngaruawahia Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Ngaruawahia is a town located within the Waikato region of the North Island of New Zealand.
It is located 20 km north west of Hamilton.
The town is situated at the confluence of the Waikato and the Waipa Rivers.
www.ipedia.com /ngaruawahia.html   (151 words)

 MILESAGO - Music Festivals - The Great Ngaruawahia Music Festival
The North Island town of Ngaruawahia is situated 19 kilometres north-west of Hamilton, on the Waikato River.
The festival was also notable as the very first gig for Dragon (sans Marc Hunter), one of the first major concert appearances by Split Enz.
Coburn and Raymond were in the process of organising a Woodstock style festival at Ngaruawahia for early 1973.
www.milesago.com /Festivals/ngaruawahia.htm   (390 words)

 New Zealand Regions. Waikato - Ngaruawahia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
An important cultural location, Ngaruawahia is the location of Turangawaewae Marae - residence of the Maori Queen, Te Arikinui Dame Te Atairangikaahu.
Close to the highly sacred burial ground of Taupiri Mountain, Ngaruawahia is also linked to many important Maori political movements and leaders.
The town is also the location for the annual Ngaruawahia Regatta - showcasing traditional Maori Waka (canoe).
www.fourcorners.co.nz /new-zealand/Ngaruawahia   (70 words)

 Pro Am
Unfortunately Alker's putting demons returned to haunt him yesterday and a triple bogey on the par-three 14th hole to go with five other bogeys and a solitary birdie left him with a disastrous five-over round of 77.
The 67 included an eagle, which resulted from a lipped out hole-in-one chance on the eighth and six birdies over the first 12 holes, including a front nine of 32, before three putts at the 13th and 17th spoilt things a little.
Great as Steven's 63 was yesterday it was at Ngaruawahia, whereas this course is a lot harder," Pettigrew said of St Andrews.
www.waikatogolf.co.nz /index.asp?PageID=129   (844 words)

 Kiwi Mag | Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Visit Ngaruawahia's local gift shop "Broken Sky" to see our beautiful carvings,weapons and beautiful items.Visit our town that was once marked to be the capital of New Zealand and was a blistering community 100 years ago.
Ngaruawahia is central to many attractions you can visit the Tamaki Maori Village 90 minutes away or go another 60 minutes south to the famous glow worm caves of Waitomo.
Journey another 40 minutes to see the famous hobbits home in Matamata from Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings.
kiwimag.co.nz /entertainment.html   (164 words)

 Ngaruawahia: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Ngaruawahia is home to the Maori[For more facts and a topic of this subject, click this link] Kingitanga or King Movement.
The official residence of the current Maori Queen, EHandler: no quick summary.
(Ngaruawahia (Wāhia-Ngā-Rua) means break open the food pits in the Maori language[For more, click on this link], EHandler: no quick summary.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/n/ng/ngaruawahia.htm   (672 words)

 He Ara Tika - Tainui - Te Hokioi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Kahurangi decided to get involved in the six-month programme, which sees her mentor students one day week for at least an hour, because she wanted to make a difference in the community she grew up in.
She had no mentor when she attended Ngaruawahia High School and left with few qualifications.
Her pathway to a career in education began after her daughter entered kohanga reo 12 years ago and came home speaking Maori.
www.tainui.co.nz /news/th_0301/th_0301_07.htm   (397 words)

Four teams had a real chance of making the final of division 4, Stewart Alexander were assured of a place whatever but Te Kowhai and Park International locked on 8 points and Ngaruawahia only 1 point behind ensured that there was a real competition.
Te Kowhai made sure of their spot by defeating Ngaruawahia 5 to 4 and with Park International losing to Stewart Alexander 5 to 4, the finalists were decided.
Ngaruawahia III 4 v Te Kowhai I 5
www.waikatogolf.co.nz /index.asp?pageID=562397865&RefID=2141729903   (450 words)

 Ngaruawahia, Waikato, New Zealand, Jasons Travel Channel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The Waikato's oldest settlement and the meeting place of the Waikato and Waipa Rivers, Ngaruawahia is the heart of Waikato Maoridom.
Located 8km northeast of Ngaruawahia, the mountain was once a fortified pa and is a sacred burial ground for Waikato Maori.
West of Ngaruawahia at Tuakau, this limestone cave with glowworms is located on a private farm; the owners offer tours.
www.jasons.com /001283,NZL,NI,WAIKATO,NGARU,pg,1,0.mel   (307 words)

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