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Mount Taranaki, another name for (Mount) Egmont
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  • The Alligator then went round to taranaki for the woman and children.

  • Yet he maintains, to this day, that "virtue is its own reward:" "at least 'tis so at taranaki."

    Old New Zealand: 'A Pakeha Maori' [Frederick Edwa [Maning]
  • In 1834 the brig Harriet was wrecked on the coast of taranaki.

    The Long White Cloud

    William Pember Reeves
  • Yet the impatience of the taranaki settlers, though mischievous, was natural.

    The Long White Cloud

    William Pember Reeves
  • Meantime there was fighting in the northern and western parts of the taranaki province, between the 57th camp and New Plymouth.

  • The envoys had been sent down to recover some Waikato war-flags which were in the possession of the taranaki Hauhaus.

  • Titokowaru was the most brainy, as well as the most ferocious, of the taranaki chiefs who led the Hauhaus against the whites.

  • The taranaki Maoris tell a singular little story in explanation of those man-eating rites in Titokowaru's camps.

  • Two days Bent and his friends spent on that terrible trail—the roughest, wildest part of the taranaki hinterland.

  • More than one outlaw from the white country outside took refuge in the taranaki bush even in those post-bellum days.

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