Illustrated by Bruce Potter. (English and Māori versions available – plus CD)
In ancient times in Aotearoa, there was a beautiful lake in which there dwelt two monstrous taniwha.
Their names were Whataitai and Ngake.
Whataitai and Ngake are two taniwha living in a beautiful lake. But when Ngake gets bored and decides to break free to the ocean his actions have far-reaching consequences and help shape the landscape of our capital city. Discover the dramatic legend of how Wellington Harbour was created.