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Ngāti Kurī
Iwi of New Zealand
Rohe (location) Northland
Waka (canoe) Kurahaupō
Population 4,841[1]

Ngāti Kurī is a Māori iwi from Northland, New Zealand.

Ngāti Kurī trace their ancestry to Pōhurihanga, the captain of the waka Kurahaupō[2]. Kurī means dog in Māori.

See also


  1. ^ 'Ngāti Kurī Rohe (Tribal Area)', Te Kāhui Māngai: Directory of Iwi and Māori Organisations, website published by Te Puni Kōkiri, retrieved 3 July 2008.
  2. ^ Rawiri Taonui. 'Muriwhenua tribes', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, updated 4-Apr-2008, retrieved 3 July 2008.

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