Tataraimaka Pa Historic Reserve and Fort St George

Lower Pitone Road
Okato, Taranaki
Tataraimak is one of the great pa of the Taranaki tribe. It was attacked and taken about 1820 by a northern taua (war party) named after its leader Murupaenga of Ngati Whatua. The storming of the pa followed the first ever use of guns in the region.

Across the road at the Fort St George Redoubt there is a memorial to Maoris who were killed in the Battle of Katikara on 4 June 1863 when a large government force attacked a Maori fortification. More than 20 Maori warriors who were killed in the Battle. The warriors came from several iwi including Taranaki, Ngati Ruanui and Whanganui.

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